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how to find a single word in Live Mail ?

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#1
I am having this problem : since a few days, I'm receiving the same spam
mail by hundreds per day. In the subject header, it reads : "hi" (without
the brackets). Since my spamfilter does not stop the mail and I am not able
to construct and use a message rule (this is message seems to protect itself
against that), the only thing I can do, is receive the mails and then filter
them out, using the search function.
But when I type in the search box for header : "hi", it returns not only the
spam messages, but also all the messages that contain "hi" as part of a
word, e.g. "highway".
How can u use the search-function that this does not happen ?

many thanks,
Wim
 

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Ron Sommer

#2
Click on the header column, Subject.
All the hi Subjects will be sorted together.
--
Ron Sommer
MS MVP-Mail

"wim" <wimvm@newsgroup> wrote in message
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>
> I am having this problem : since a few days, I'm receiving the same spam
> mail by hundreds per day. In the subject header, it reads : "hi" (without
> the brackets). Since my spamfilter does not stop the mail and I am not
> able to construct and use a message rule (this is message seems to protect
> itself against that), the only thing I can do, is receive the mails and
> then filter them out, using the search function.
> But when I type in the search box for header : "hi", it returns not only
> the spam messages, but also all the messages that contain "hi" as part of
> a word, e.g. "highway".
> How can u use the search-function that this does not happen ?
>
> many thanks,
> Wim
 

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W
#3
Thank u !!


"Ron Sommer" <rsommer@newsgroup> schreef in bericht
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> Click on the header column, Subject.
> All the hi Subjects will be sorted together.
> --
> Ron Sommer
> MS MVP-Mail
>
> "wim" <wimvm@newsgroup> wrote in message
> news:1p%%m.74161$ex7.21544@newsgroup

>>
>> I am having this problem : since a few days, I'm receiving the same spam
>> mail by hundreds per day. In the subject header, it reads : "hi"
>> (without the brackets). Since my spamfilter does not stop the mail and I
>> am not able to construct and use a message rule (this is message seems to
>> protect itself against that), the only thing I can do, is receive the
>> mails and then filter them out, using the search function.
>> But when I type in the search box for header : "hi", it returns not only
>> the spam messages, but also all the messages that contain "hi" as part of
>> a word, e.g. "highway".
>> How can u use the search-function that this does not happen ?
>>
>> many thanks,
>> Wim
>
 

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Robert Aldwinckle

#4
"wim" <wimvm@newsgroup> wrote in message news:1p%%m.74161$ex7.21544@newsgroup

>
> I am having this problem : since a few days, I'm receiving the same spam
> mail by hundreds per day. In the subject header, it reads : "hi" (without
> the brackets). Since my spamfilter does not stop the mail and I am not able
> to construct and use a message rule (this is message seems to protect itself
> against that), the only thing I can do, is receive the mails and then filter
> them out, using the search function.
> But when I type in the search box for header : "hi", it returns not only the
> spam messages, but also all the messages that contain "hi" as part of a
> word, e.g. "highway".

> How can u use the search-function that this does not happen ?

At least you are getting words which start with those letters.
If you used the "Find Message" feature (Ctrl-Shift-F)
you would be getting words which contain hi not just start
with those letters. However, when you use that Find tool
you can filter by field and re-sort your results the same way
that Ron described.


>
> many thanks,
> Wim
>
 

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