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I don't know what happened but my windows live hotmail account keeps sending out links to I don't know what but it is sending them out to all the email accounts i have ever sent emails too. How do I fix this, it is so annoying.
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change ur password and scan for spyware/viruses
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Change your password/scan your PC with an anti-virus/make sure all security suites are up to date/don't visit any shady websites redface.gif
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I have scanned my computer for viruses, and I don't visit any shady website lol. I have nod 32.
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post #5 of 10
well changing ur password should do it then. also beware are any other pcs u use to sign in and check ur emails on
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Originally Posted by Cpyro View Post

well changing ur password should do it then. also beware are any other pcs u use to sign in and check ur emails on
i only use my pc to check my email, I changed my password. If it still happens I'll repost in this thread.
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post #7 of 10
This has happened to me before. Changing the password fixed it.
The spam emails might be in the sent folder. You could figure out the IPddress from which they were sent. (Not that I did much after figuring out the IP)
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post #8 of 10
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Originally Posted by _Nikhil View Post

This has happened to me before. Changing the password fixed it.
The spam emails might be in the sent folder. You could figure out the IPddress from which they were sent. (Not that I did much after figuring out the IP)
I dont know how to figure out the ip address, but what would i do even if i got it lol.
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post #9 of 10
with the ip you can contact the isp of the perpetrator and they should kno who it is leased to.
post #10 of 10
Pointless, trust me

To get the ip view the source of the email you will have there ip

then do a whois omn the domain

then be supprised that its 60% of the time china and has no abuse adress, 30% of the time its just misisng and the iother 10% of the time the abuse address is ingnored or bounces back to you
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