Junk E-mail Filter in Windows® Live Mail
Tips on how to set up Junk E-mail Filter in Windows Live Mail and its benefits
Windows Live Mail is a free e-mail service operated by Microsoft. This is one of the first e-mail service and the first free e-mail provider. The latest version was launched in 2005. One of the most important features of this service is its 5 GB storage capacity. This uses the AJAX programming technique. The sharing calendar property helps users to share calendars and informs others about the important meetings even when they are offline. The interface is simple and easier to use. The mails are arranged in a specific order. Other improvements are Auto-refresh to see the most recent mails, Auto-save to save the mails automatically, and the quick navigation capability. Hotmail uses powerful Microsoft technology to block more than 4.5 million mails every day and helps to prevent infected mails from your inbox. When you try to open a junk mail, then the Hotmail will display a yellow safety bar notifies you that the e-mail will be deleted within 10 days. When you see the safety notice, click on it for updated information.
Following points explain about the Junk E-mail Filter and the various junk mail settings in Windows Live Mail:
- Junk mail
- Junk E-mail Filter
- Junk E-mail Filter settings in Windows Live Mail
Junk mails are unwanted e-mail messages received from unknown or anonymous senders. These messages would fill the inbox and make it difficult for the user to identify the genuine e-mails. Some of the junk mails would contain harmful malware and the viruses also. If you open such e-mails, these threats would enter to the system and thus affect the system performance.
Junk E-mail Filter
The e-mail filters are effective to filter the mails. You can create various filters to filter the mails. You can find the Junk-email button in the 'Options' menu in Microsoft Outlook. Five various options are available in this option; No automatic filtering option is used to turn off the junk e-mail filter. Low and High options let you to filter the mail icon in a low and high level confidence rating. The Safe sender option is a method to categorize the senders. Thus, only mails from sender listed in the safe sender will be added in to the inbox. The Permanent deletion option helps the user to permanently delete all mails which are suspected as spam mails.
Junk mail filter option is available from the “options” in the Windows Live Mil navigation bar. Three options will be available under these options; low, standard and Exclusive. Its better to choose the standard option to access an optimum spam protection. The Exclusive option will scan all the mails other than from trusted sources. Even this is the most trusted method; the chance of removal of proper mails is more.
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