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Outlook 2007 Blocked Senders List not working

One of my users is using Outlook 2007 SP2 connected to Exchange 2003 SP2. He
is running Outlook in Cached Exchange Mode. When he adds an email address to
the blocked senders list, incoming emails that match addresses in the list do
not go to the Junk E-mail folder. Emails are just delivered to the Inbox.
As far as I know, only one user is experiencing this issue.

The user does not have any special rules configured and the issue can be
reproduced on multiple machines.


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One of my users is using Outlook 2007 SP2 connected to Exchange 2003 SP2. He
is running Outlook in Cached Exchange Mode. When he adds an email address to
the blocked senders list, incoming emails that match addresses in the list do
not go to the Junk E-mail folder. Emails are just delivered to the Inbox.
As far as I know, only one user is experiencing this issue.

The user does not have any special rules configured and the issue can be
reproduced on multiple machines.

I have added about 100 email addresses in my Junk Email Blocked Sender List;
but Outlook does not AUTOMATICALLY move incoming IMAP messages from any
senders in the Blocked Sender List to Junk Email folder. I need to open these
messages in Inbox first; only when I close it then it will move to Junk
Email. Any advise on what went wrong greatly appreciated. Rgds

I have a specific email address, which is the same everytime, that I want to
block; Subject changes so filtering on that is not an option. I have added it
to the Blocked Senders list but it continues to come into my Inbox as opposed
to going to the Junk Email folder as advertised. I have seen posts on this
site which recommend Cached Exchange Mode but I'm not connected to an
Exchange server. How can I get this simple concept to work?

OUTLOOK 203 right-click BLOCKED SENDER DOES NOT WORK
For weeks I have been right-clicking and blocking emails - but it does not work - the same emails keep coming - and it's driving me daft.
Help?
--
Mike O'Shea.
Submitted using http://www.outlookforums.com

OUTLOOK 203 right-click BLOCKED SENDER DOES NOT WORK
For weeks I have been right-clicking and blocking emails - but it does not work - the same emails keep coming - and it's driving me daft.
Help?
--
Mike O'Shea.
Submitted using http://www.outlookforums.com

This question has been asked of Outlook 2003 a number of times and no one
seems to know the answer beyond "check this, check that." Well, I'm going to
ask it again and would appreciate a straight answer from a knowledgable
person:

WHY does Outlook send email from contacts who are 1) in my Contacts folder,
and 2) have been REPEATEDLY added to my Safe Senders List to my Junk Mail??
What is the hidden 'evil' that Outlook is deciding for me that it needs to
shield me from?

This is getting ridiculous and is causing me much embarrassment among my
personal and professional contacts who are getting their urgent messages
unanswered by me.

Judging from the number of inquiries on this board, there will be a whole
lot of appreciation (and a gold star!) to the first MVP who can intelligently
provide the solution (since - as usual - the MS KB is devoid of value).

Gregory J Winters

What is up with the blocked senders list. I have added a number of entries
in each of the forms they specify and I continue to get spam from these same
addresses almost daily.

Has anyone else encountered this and if so how did you resolve it?

What is up with the blocked senders list. I have added a number of entries
in each of the forms they specify and I continue to get spam from these same
addresses almost daily.

Has anyone else encountered this and if so how did you resolve it?

I receive newsletters and other legitimate emails formatted in HTML and
containing embedded pictures. Outlook blocks the pictures as expected. When
I choose to add a sender or domain to the safe-senders list, the pictures
will appear and I can verify that it's been added to the list.

Exit Outlook and restart.. All newly saved "safe-senders" are now gone
except a few that remain, the same 3 or 4 always remain and any new ones are
not saved.

I've tried saving the list and then importing it, it works but again when
exiting and restarting the list is back to the same 3-4 entries and any new
ones are not saved.

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Stand-alone system ( local user account not attached to a domain)
Office 2007 Ultimate
ESET NOD32 AntiVirus 4 installed

I'm using GMail and have the Junk Email set to "No Automatic Filtering" as
recommended by Google. According to what I read the safe and blocked senders
list should still work.

Any ideas how to get this to work?

Thanks
Bryan

I receive newsletters and other legitimate emails formatted in HTML and
containing embedded pictures. Outlook blocks the pictures as expected. When
I choose to add a sender or domain to the safe-senders list, the pictures
will appear and I can verify that it's been added to the list.

Exit Outlook and restart.. All newly saved "safe-senders" are now gone
except a few that remain, the same 3 or 4 always remain and any new ones are
not saved.

I've tried saving the list and then importing it, it works but again when
exiting and restarting the list is back to the same 3-4 entries and any new
ones are not saved.

Windows 7 Professional 64bit
Stand-alone system ( local user account not attached to a domain)
Office 2007 Ultimate
ESET NOD32 AntiVirus 4 installed

I'm using GMail and have the Junk Email set to "No Automatic Filtering" as
recommended by Google. According to what I read the safe and blocked senders
list should still work.

Any ideas how to get this to work?

Thanks
Bryan


Help! When I tell Outlook 2010 to block a sender, it deletes the email and temporarily adds the address to the blocked senders list.  However,  it does not retain this information.  It allows new emails from the previously blocked sender and when I check the block sender list, it is no longer on the list. It seems to want to keep the list to no more than 17 addresses.  I am using Windows7, busuiness version.

I send an email address to the blocked senders list or select ACTIONS and enter and Apply then OK but will not block most on susequent email downloads???

When I right-click on an inbox message, in the shorcut menu Outlook 2003 only
gives me the option to add the "sender" to bloked senders list. It only gives
the domain option for the safe senders list. How can I also add the "domain"
to the blocked senders list not only the particular sender? Thanks.

5 days ago, I got a box to upgrade Quicktime & also get iTunes, which I did.
Then I notcied that I was suddenly getting over 80 emails each day & most I
have successfully had blocked for a very long time. I checked my Blocked
Senders List & it was empty.
I have started all over again, but have noticed that everyday I start OE6,
the Blocked Senders List is empty again. The blocked emails I do each day are
now not being saved.
Does anyone know what has changed & what I can do to rectify this situation,
pleease?

I'm using Outlook 2010 along with an Exchange 2003 server Under Win 7.  Ever since I upgraded to 2010, senders in my 'blocked sender' list don't get blocked.  I've found from some googling of the problem that this is a common bug.  What's the fix?

Hi, I know how to block a sender. However, I would like to know what happens
if someone on the blocked sender list tries to send an email to someone who
has blocked them. I can't find anything on the help screens about this.
Does the sender of an email get a message saying they are blocked, or does
their email simply disappear? Could someone please tell me what actually
happens? Many thanks.
--
Trish

Where is the OE blocked senders list stored? I need to sort it and print it
and share it with my friends. How can I make a copy of it and do the above?

How to I get my current Blocked Senders List onto a new computer?
Thanks for any assistance.
Pete

Hi:

In Outlook 2007 new install, if I have "Don't download pictures
automatically..." checked in Options/Trust Center/Automatic Download, I
still get pictures downloaded. I transferred the settings from an old
computer with Outlook 2007 using Outback 6 and it worked fine on the old
computer. Checking and unchecking and checking again does nothing. I have
some sites in the safe senders list but certainly not all the spam ones that
are being downloaded. Any suggestions how to get this to work. Thanks so
much, Kent

I am using Outlook 2007 and when I try to add an address to my blocked
senders list I am receiving a message that the list is full. If there is a
limit to how many can be blocked then what is the point of the list at all?
Is there a limit or can I do something to work around this?

Microsoft Office 2007 continually says it's "not responding," as I am working within it to do anything, especially move files, especially when moving Junk mail to the blocked senders list. HELP?

"Roady [MVP]" wrote:

> See my reply to your original post.
>
> --
> Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
> Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
> http://www.howto-outlook.com/
> Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
>
> -----
> "The Blue Max" wrote in message
> news:E56D4F5F-3CCC-475B-90A6-9FCC3C78F5A1@microsoft.com...
> Matte,
>
> Have you also noticed that you cannot add multiple emails to the 'Blocked'
> sender's list. At least in Outook 2007, the option to send emails to the
> junk mail sender lists is removed from the context menu if multiple e-mails
> are selected. With all the junk email everyone receives we can't imagine
> why
> in the world Microsoft won't let us move a group of emails to the blocked
> list all at the same time?
>
> "Matte Blacke" wrote:
>
> >
> >
> > "Brian Tillman" wrote:
> >
> > > PattyM wrote:
> > >
> > > > I came here to suggest the same exact thing! Why can you add a
> > > > domain to a safe list, but not add a domain to a block list? I'd
> > > > much rather be able to block them! I'm sick of the junk mail!!
> > > > Blocking single addresses is pretty much useless at this point! I
> > > > need to block an entire domain! Thank you!
> > >
> > > And you can, just not via right-click or menu item.
> > > --
> > > Brian Tillman
> > >
> >
> > Which essentially means you have to add the sender's email address to the
> > blocked senders list, then go into the Junk E-mail options and edit the
> > entry
> > to change it to block the entire domain. If you get a lot of spam, this
> > multi-step procedure really hampers the usefulness of the blocked senders
> > list. It would be much more usable and convenient if it were a one-step
> > right-click operation. With the frequency of spammers adding new bogus
> > domains from which to spam me, a multi-step procedure just isn't very
> > efficient. Hopefully MS will address this and add the option to
> > right-click
> > menu.
> >
> >treefrog says: This discussion thread began in 2004 and it is now half way through 2009. Microsoft hasn't improved the handling of spammers who are getting smarter by the minute. I added dozens and dozens of 'domain names' to the blocked senders list, which is much more cumbersome than just adding the 'sender' to the blocked list. I continue to receive spam from these domains. There must be a better way to handle unwanted spam.
> >
>
>
>


Greetings All!

 

I'm having an issue where Outlook 2007 Find All Related Messages, and Find All Messages From Sender are not working; (It was up until a week or so ago)  I have searched high and low but haven't found quite the same issue/solution combination.  I've attempted nearly every solution that was even close to my problem that I've found online thus far.

 

Here's the skinny; 

Windows 7, Office 2007 SP2 - Outlook is using cached mode from Exchange 2007; The local Outlook .ost file has been deleted and rebuilt numerous times; Office has been repaired; Office has been removed and re-installed; Outlook’s Instant Search finds the emails just fine; Windows Search is finding the emails just fine; Windows Index and the Outlook index has been rebuilt numerous times using instructions from the TechNet Exchange Server-Clients forum (like this)

===============================================

Step 1

1. Open Outlook -> Tools -> Instant Search->Search Options.

2. Uncheck the indexing folders, click OK. Restart Outlook.

3. Re-check the indexing folders again and restart outlook.

4. Click Tools -> Instant Search-> indexing status:

5. When the index complete, check if the search function works again.

 

 Step 2. Rebuild the Outlook index from system side.

Rebuild Outlook’s folders in Control Pane-> Indexing Options.

Please wait about 10 minutes until this process complete. After that, re-do Step 1.

===============================================

 

I've looked for a conflicting Outlook add-in, but don't see one.  While using Outlook in safe mode, all messages are found without issue.

 

I finally noticed some time last week that while in "normal" mode, messages can be found, but only if I have deleted them previously… in other words, it only finds items I have deleted.  

 

Anybody?  I'm slowly going insane!!!

 

Thanks,

Paul

There should be away, when you have selected multiple e-mails to add them to
the blocked sender list via rightclick rather than just sending them to the
junk e-mail folder.

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