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For information about the differences between Microsoft Outlook Express and Microsoft Outlook e-mail clients, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/257824/EN-US/ )OL2000: Differences Between Outlook and Outlook Express
This article describes how to manage the Block Senders list in Outlook Express.
NOTE: To use the Block Senders feature in Outlook Express, your e-mail server must be a Post Office Protocol 3 (POP3) server. If your server is a Hypertext Transfer Protocol (HTTP) server, such as Outlook.com, or an Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP) server, this feature is not applied.
How to Block Messages from a Sender or DomainYou can block messages from a particular sender or domain. The domain is the name that follows the @ symbol in an e-mail address.
When you block a sender or domain, you do not receive any e-mail messages or news messages from that sender or domain in your Inbox folder or in the news messages that you read. When you receive messages from blocked senders, the e-mail messages are sent directly to your Deleted Items folder, and the newsgroup messages are not displayed.
To block messages from a sender or domain:
How to Remove a Sender or DomainTo remove a sender or domain from the list:
How to Change the Sender's Name or DomainTo change a sender's name or domain on the list:
How to Add a Sender or DomainTo add a new sender or domain to the list:
(http://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=151500)for other considerations.