1.    26 Jan 2016 #1
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 63
    Windows 7 & 10

    Is Mailwasher needed any more?


    I use a program called Mailwasher to check emails before opening them. I can either blacklist or friends list a sender plus delete the badk emails prior to opening them in Thunderbird. Is this still necessary these days?
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  2.    26 Jan 2016 #2

    Depends on how you read your emails. For example if you use gmail, they have their own rather good filtering system.
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  3.    26 Jan 2016 #3
    Join Date : Jan 2014
    Inverness
    Posts : 1,135
    Win 10

    I still use it. I use "Windows Live Mail" for my POP (ISP) e-mail on Win 10 and Outlook 2003 on Win 7 (it will be converted to Windows Live Mail sometime). Its still a better filtering tool than the junk mail in the e-mail programs.

    It was a hassle with the extra program when I first started using it but over the years it no longer is a hassle but a plus.
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  4.    28 Jan 2016 #4
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)

    Still useful as productivity app


    Hi:

    I get precious little SPAM.
    But I cannot live without Mailwasher Pro.

    It permits me to preview -- in one handy, very customizable "grid" -- incoming messages from multiple ISP, webmail, and Exchange POP and IMAP accounts.
    I can safely delete (and report) the rare spam message from the server (without ever downloading the message into my local email client), but I can also "quick reply" and "quick forward" (very handy).
    It is my #1 productivity application, bar none.

    Even though the Mobile version is cross-platform (and allows syncing across different devices), the PC version is one of the primary reasons I have stayed with Windoze (at least up until now). There is simply nothing out there for Mac that's nearly as good. (And I have never found anything comparable for PC, either.)

    Just my penny thoughts,

    MM (home user with multiple lifetime licenses and no financial interest in the company)
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  5.    28 Jan 2016 #5
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 63
    Windows 7 & 10
    Thread Starter

    Thanks to all. MoxieMomma, your thoughts especially were well expressed and enlightening. I had not considered the mobile version.
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  6.    28 Jan 2016 #6
    Join Date : Aug 2015
    Posts : 824
    Win10/64 Pro 1511 (and 2 Win 7/64 Ult & Pro systems)

    Quote Originally Posted by jshaw42 View Post
    Thanks to all. MoxieMomma, your thoughts especially were well expressed and enlightening. I had not considered the mobile version.
    You are most welcome.

    I'm glad I could help.

    Cheers,

    MM
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