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Windows Live Mail can't delet junk mail

Q: Windows Live Mail can't delet junk mail

I'm running Windows Seven Ultimate on a AMD Athlon 2700 machine at 32 bit. I now have had two junk emails that I cannot delete. I get an error message saying an unknown error has occurred. I tried moving the email to the inbox, but it would not do it. I also went on my server, which is Comcast and these two emails are not there. I'm perplexed.

Can anyone help?


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A: Windows Live Mail can't delet junk mail

Hiya, welcome

Try turning off your anti-virus email scanner an see if it works then, Unknown Errors are usually cause by interference from your anti-virus email scanner.
before doing so though, wait for confirmation from someone more experienced than me.
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I used hotmail for a long time and now i switched to using windows live mail. I keep getting Inappropriate/Dirty Junk mail now several times a day. This didn't happen before i switched except for the occasional friends email that sends out spam... Not sure what to do.

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If your email name is easy to "guess" you can get hit at any time by a spam bot that mass mails names like (Tim1, Tim2, Tim3, Tim4, ... Tim91) BINGO! Your now on a spam list and it will be passed around and your daily spam will grow and grow and grow...

Couple of things you can do, I use the live mail client with a third party email server (not microsoft live) and they have spam filtering on their site that you can turn on. I'm sure microsoft live mail has the same (though you have to go to the web site to set it up).

Another thing is (if my first guess was right) dump that email address as it is now compromised, and come up with a name that is much harder to dictionary attack.

Sadly, it won;t stop there. If you give your email address out to ANY web business. It will most certainly be sold to a spammer sooner or later. I use multiple email accounts. One dedicated to using to give out to businesses that require an email address. It is the WORST hit address I have. Every now and then I dump that and start a new one.

In reality, email is quickly becoming completely useless If you really just want to use it for family and friends, come up with a name that is hard to dictionary attack but recognisable to friends (or atleast warn them ). Then never give it out to any buisness or website on the net /evar/.
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Does anyone have any suggestions as to how I can get rid of it?  Should I just delete the Junk folder all together, and then create a new one? 
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A:Need assistance to delete junk mail from Windows Live Mail for Windows 7

I just figured it out by accident.
there was a little 'x' to the right of the junk mail box on the left hand side of windows live, I hovered my mouse over it, and the words, "empty this folder" came up.  I clicked on it, and like magic, the junk emails disappeared.  Woot!
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The home tab is here (circled in red) when you open Windows Live Mail.

Click on the little triangle with the point facing down under the button that says "Junk" (indicated with a blue arrow above). Then click on Saftey options and you should get the choices you want.
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I have tried every suggestion I have found on the web. No luck.
I am no beginner.

Maybe I should just lose win live mail

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Right click on the email (in junk folder) move pointer to junk email and then allow sender or senders domain
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Hi Meekah, welcome to Seven Forums.
What account are you using in WLM?
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That's the way it works--Blocked senders will always be put into the Junk folder.
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Can anyone help?

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No one?
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A:Junk mail set to No filtering but still putting mail in junk folder

Hi anaron,
I had the same problem.
here is what I did:

click on the e-mail in the junk folder and then click on " not junk" on the top.
it is the "hard way" of doing it, but it worked for me.
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Don I might be way off track here mate but was the Outlook account the same email address as you have set up in WLM?

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Of course, I cannot offer a definitive answer, but merely give the most like first.
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What email program is on your old machine?

If you're going to be trying stuff to get your old mail on your new Win7, be sure to make a backup of all your old mail folders before you do, and put the backup file where you'll know where it is. Probably on your old machine desktop, wouldn't hurt to put another copy on your Win7 desktop as well. Loss hurts!

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Quote: Originally Posted by richc46

It has always been my belief that those who use Windows Mail or Windows Live mail and have it set to show the preview pane, will allow a potential virus to spread .Once you download and have it in the preview pane, it is the same as opening the email. Until I find out that this is not true, I have eliminated the preview pane, which can be done from the View Tab.

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Quote: Originally Posted by siusso967

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Quote: Originally Posted by jimbo45

Hi all
This is quite a complex operation and MS doesn't actually explain how to do it so here goes.

The trick is to get your email messages into Outlook Express (OE on XP) or Windows Mail (on Vista) before you can import into Windows Live mail. Then the import can be done directly.

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5) Logon to your W7 system and install Windows Live mail.

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7) File ==> import==>messages

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Quote: Originally Posted by lostore

I upgraded my wife's computer from Vista to Windows 7 yesterday. Before starting the process I copied old Vista info to a second drive. I did not realize that Windows 7 did not utilize Windows Mail before starting the upgrade process (dummy me!).
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Hi and welcome

I am not going to be a lot of help given I have never used windows mail, but if you known the extension for windows mail messages counldn't you use search to find them in either the windows.old or on the other dirve?

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