Outlook 2007 Filter.txt file???

All:

Does Outlook 2007 have a viewable list of filters like previous
versions of Outlook?

The reason I ask is that a corporate wide e-mail was considered junk
mail by several people's junk mail filters and upper management wants
to know why...

I've had this happen before when someone sent an e-mail saying, "Over
1800 customers...." and Outlook 2003 filter saw "Over 18" and
considered it junk mail.

How can I determine why an e-mail was considered junk?

The email was sent internally, on same domain, same exchange box,
etc...

Thanks!

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11/5/2007 11:32:14 PM
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No there is no viewable list. Outlook 2007 does not use a filter.txt file 
and hasn't for several versions.

if you could figure out why it was marked junk, spammers can also figure out 
why...

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<atumas@gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:1194305534.115185.19690@e9g2000prf.googlegroups.com...
> All:
>
> Does Outlook 2007 have a viewable list of filters like previous
> versions of Outlook?
>
> The reason I ask is that a corporate wide e-mail was considered junk
> mail by several people's junk mail filters and upper management wants
> to know why...
>
> I've had this happen before when someone sent an e-mail saying, "Over
> 1800 customers...." and Outlook 2003 filter saw "Over 18" and
> considered it junk mail.
>
> How can I determine why an e-mail was considered junk?
>
> The email was sent internally, on same domain, same exchange box,
> etc...
>
> Thanks!
> 
0
outlookmvp (5838)
11/6/2007 4:53:52 AM
No, the filters.txt file was removed for Outlook 2003.  OL uses a new spam 
filter updated regularly via the Windows Updates site.

The filtered words and their weights are stored in a dll and not in a txt 
file anymore.  It was too easy for spammers to create mail that avoided the 
older (simpler) scheme.

-- 
Thanks,
John Guin
OneNote Test Team
http://blogs.msdn.com/johnguin


"atumas@gmail.com" wrote:

> All:
> 
> Does Outlook 2007 have a viewable list of filters like previous
> versions of Outlook?
> 
> The reason I ask is that a corporate wide e-mail was considered junk
> mail by several people's junk mail filters and upper management wants
> to know why...
> 
> I've had this happen before when someone sent an e-mail saying, "Over
> 1800 customers...." and Outlook 2003 filter saw "Over 18" and
> considered it junk mail.
> 
> How can I determine why an e-mail was considered junk?
> 
> The email was sent internally, on same domain, same exchange box,
> etc...
> 
> Thanks!
> 
> 
0
Utf
11/6/2007 6:40:00 AM
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