Outlook Express Tips
Use Outlook Express quickly and securely.
These free power tips that will tell you how to:
- Avoid spam email
- Avoid viruses
- Use email more effectively
- Browse newsgroups faster and easier
- Find free MP3, videos, pictures, software and e-books on newsgroups using Outlook Express
This is a list of popular newsgroups sorted by popularity (number of articles). The popularity indicates on which topic people post the most articles. You may find this list useful for your own needs when searching for newsgroups.
Lately new kind of spam is present that abuses Outlook Express/Windows Mail built in sending of read receipt. If you do send a receipt back - guess what - you will get even more spam. Here is how to get rid of that.
It may sound too easy but - do not buy anything advertised through spam email! You would be surprised that the only reason spam exists is that some people actually buy stuff from them.
If you encountered yEnc messages on the newsgroups you may have been disappointed because Outlook Express has no yEnc decoder. This article explains how to decode yEnc in Outlook Express and why is it so popular.
Following text will significantly improve your knowledge about viruses you can get using e-mail and also will let you know how to protect yourself against them.