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Windows® 7 Visual™ Quick Tips by Paul McFedries

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9.8. Eliminate Spam by Using the Safe Senders List

If you have a junk e-mail problem that feels out of control, you can eliminate all spam from your Inbox by using Windows Live Mail's Safe Senders list.

Windows Live Mail normally marks a message as junk if it detects spam characteristics within the message. A different approach is to set up a whitelist of allowable addresses. Windows Live Mail offers such a whitelist: the Safe Senders list. If a person's address (such as someone@somewhere.com) or an organization's domain (such as somewhere.com) is on the Safe

Senders list, then Windows Live Mail never treats messages from that person or domain as spam.

If you add all your contacts to the Safe Senders list, then you can configure the Windows ...

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