After trying many spam programs over many years, I've found SpamBully is best for me. However, unlike stated in the review, it works ONLY with Outlook and Outlook Express. The reviewer was out to lunch when he reviewed this program. There are no local POP servers or any additional background processes that add to your CPU load. SpamBully becomes a part of Outlook/Outlook Express and adds a toolbar with buttons. The program is quite configurable and full-featured. For simple use, just select a message and click on the appropriate Spam or Not Spam button. But the Bayesian filter will probably already have filtered the spam for you. At setup, it will look at all your saved messages and quickly learn what is and is not spam for your mailbox. It's a very fast learner, and the program operates very quickly. I really appreciate the stability that the integration seems to give. It has a 14 day free trial and a good uninstall, so you can try it easily.
SpamBully touts their "bounce" feature very highly. Even though their staff does not use that feature (probably because they know it would get them kicked off their ISP), they continue to sell a product which makes the spam problem worse for everyone.
The "bounce" feature forwards spam to the address in the "from" header of the spam. Since the "from" header is forged in almost every single spam, and frequently it is a valid address, anyone using the "bounce" feature is, in fact, a spammer themselves.
SpamBully should be removed from the market until the "bounce" feature is removed - or it should be marketed as a method of sending spam, because that's what it is.
Excellent program, easy to install and use. After a few sessions, requires no user action as program takes care of the spam by itself!! Highly recommend to anyone using Outlook Express.
This is a very good program. SpamBully provides superior, responsive customer service. Highly recommended. Intuitive. Does a great job of learning what you consider to be spam in a very short period
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