Reduce spam! Get your Junk E-mail Filter in top condition

Junk e-mail and Junk E-mail folder

Junk e-mail, often called "spam", can be bothersome and even offensive. Take this course and learn how to optimize the Junk E-mail Filter provided with Microsoft Office Outlook® 2007, so that you have less junk e-mail and spend less time managing it.

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About this course

This course includes:

  • A Quick Reference Card you can take away from the course.


After completing this course you will be able to:

  • Use the Outlook 2007 Junk E-mail Filter to full advantage.

  • Understand the importance of applying the filter updates that Microsoft provides.

  • Set the level of protection provided by the filter.

  • Accept or block messages addressed from or to specific people or domains. (The domain is the part of an e-mail address after the @ symbol.)

Topics in this course

  1. Get familiar with your filter

  2. Apply current Microsoft updates

  3. Specify a level of protection

  4. Double-check the Junk E-mail folder

  5. Keep your safe and blocked lists up to date

  6. Use the Junk E-mail submenu to take action fast

  7. Use the dialog box tabs to manage your lists

  8. Add a domain to a safe or blocked list

  9. Get familiar with the Safe Recipients List

  10. Next steps: More ways to frustrate the spammers

  11. Quick reference card

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