Cactus Spam Filter for Windows Live Mail

By default, Cactus Spam Filter runs seamlessly with Windows Live Mail, no additional settings in your e-mail client are required. Just download and install our spam killer and it will immediately protect your Windows Live Mail inbox.

Moving spam email to a special Windows Live Mail junk folder

E-mails classified as spam will get a tagged subject line. The tag is *** CACTUS SPAM *** and can be used to automatically move such e-mail into a junk folder. To do this you simply will have to add a message rule in Windows Live Mail. Here is a step-by-step guide.

NOTE: there is a space between the asterix and ‘CACTUS SPAM’ (***CACTUS SPAM***) and it’s important that you use them.

1. Start Windows Live Mail.
2. In the menu, select ‘Tools->Rules for message->Mail’.
3. Click on ‘New’.
4. Select ‘Where the subject line contains specific words’.
5. Select ‘Move it to the specified folder’.
6. At the bottom, click on the link ‘contains specific words’.
7. Type *** CACTUS SPAM ***.
8. Click Add, click Ok
9. At the bottom, click on the link ‘specified folder’.
10. Select the map where you want all spam e-mail to go.
11. Click Ok.
12. Click Save Rule.

Training Cactus Spam Filter with e-mails from Windows Live Mail

Cactus Spam Filter offers a feature that will train your filter quickly, instead of having to guide it for every incoming e-mail. If you already have a bunch of good and spam e-mails in your Windows Live Mail e-mail client, you can directly train the filter with these e-mails. Here is a step-by-step procedure to do this.

1. If Cactus Spam Filter isn’t running, start it.
2. Click on the ‘Training’ link in the top menu.
3. Open the training folder by clicking the link ‘Training Folder’.
4. Open Windows Live Mail and select your e-mails. Drag and drop the selected e-mails into the folder opened in step 3.
5. Now enter the ‘Training Arena’ in Cactus Spam Filter and train the filter.