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    Windows Live = Spam

    What is it with Windows Live? Since upgrading it, I get around 15 spam emails a day. I don't want meds on line, or a rolex, or anyother crap. There doesn't even seem to be the option to stop repeat spam.
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    I am getting about the same amount of spam. Spam is just a fact of life on the internet, Trojan. Sucks, but hey, this is life.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Trojan 42
    What is it with Windows Live? Since upgrading it, I get around 15 spam emails a day. I don't want meds on line, or a rolex, or anyother crap. There doesn't even seem to be the option to stop repeat spam.
    Can I have the rolex if you don't want it?
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    I have a throw away email address that I use for stuff I KNOW is going to generate spam, and I check it every week or so. I generally have something like 50 spam emails every time I check, and maybe 5 things I actually signed up for. It helps keep the crap out of my regular inbox. Also, as I'm fairly certain that everyone already knows, it's a HORRIBLE idea to post your email address on something like a public comment board or to reply in ANY way to a spam email. It lets them know that they actually have a good address, and then you're screwed.
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