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HazyShades

join:2001-03-26
Miami, FL

Spam Guard and the AT&T Yahoos

Spam Guard is OFF but insists on putting legitimate emails in the spam or trash folder.
I purchased an AC from sears and waited patiently for the order confirmation which sears kept saying they'd already emailed.
Then I went to att/yahoo and looked in the spam folder!
There it was, right below where it says "SpamGuard is off",
the order confirmation email from sears.
Then I looked in the trash folder and found 10 more order confirmation emails from sears!
I called tech support and a guy in the Phillipines told me that I needed to understand that Spam filters work on imperfect algorithms and sometimes spam gets by...HELLO!
Pay Attention! Spam Guard's algorithm is supposedly OFF.

I called AT&T customers (dis)service. The very nice young woman said AT&T wasn't responsible for my email (she got that right), that AT&T sells me internet access but provides email service FREE and is therefore not responsible.

I just checked my email trash folder in the AT&T/Yahoo email site.
I had an email from Sears shipping department. The AC got shipped and should be here on Friday.
I'm glad I fished the tracking number out of the trash...



NormanS
I gave her time to steal my mind away
Premium,MVM
join:2001-02-14
San Jose, CA
kudos:11
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Do you have something like this?


Spamguard.

The box should not be checked if you aren't using the spam folder.
--
Norman
~Oh Lord, why have you come
~To Konnyu, with the Lion and the Drum

HazyShades

join:2001-03-26
Miami, FL

I'm not using Spamguard and the box isn't checked.
But right now there's one of those nigerian scam spam emails
that the SpamGuard that's supposed to be OFF put there.

Censorship! I like reading that scam spam!


wdsnls

join:2003-06-19
Palm City, FL

said by HazyShades:

I'm not using Spamguard and the box isn't checked.
But right now there's one of those nigerian scam spam emails
that the SpamGuard that's supposed to be OFF put there.

Censorship! I like reading that scam spam!

I never use the web mail, only Windows Live Mail. I checked the spam folder in the web mail and there were three emails, two which I would not consider spam and the one from Nigeria. I, also have the Spamguard box unchecked. I guess I'll have to check this folder more often.

HazyShades

join:2001-03-26
Miami, FL
reply to NormanS

..not checked