Outlook Express 6 Filtering

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This example created a filter that looks for any message with unwanted@spam.com in the From: line and moves it to the Deleted Items folder.

  1. Click Tools, go to Message Rules, then select Mail.
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  3. Click New.
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  5. In this example, under Select the Conditions for your rule, select Where the From line contains people.
  6. In this example, under Select the Actions for your rule, select Move it to the specified folder.
  7. In this example, two links show up in the Rule Description window. Click on the first link labeled contains people.
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  9. In the Select People window, enter the email address(es) that you would like to filter, clicking Add after each one
  10. Click OK.
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  12. Now, under Rule Description, click on the specified link.
  13. Select the folder you would like to have the email moved to. We've selected Deleted Items.
  14. Click on OK.
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  16. In the Name of rule box, specify a name for your rule. We've called ours "Spam Rule".
  17. Click on OK.
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  19. Click Apply Now.
  20. Click on OK.
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