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Importing the Cyrillic SPAM Filtering Rule

The Cyrillic SPAM Filtering rule will help you keep your Inbox less cluttered, by moving e-mail written in Cyrillic from the Inbox to a folder of your choice. This could be used to filter SPAM messages written in Cyrillic by moving them to the “Junk E-Mail” folder. Note that the rule will filter ALL messages that contain at least one Cyrillic character in the body or the subject, regardless of whether they are legitimate or SPAM. Follow the steps below to import this rule.

  1. Launch Outlook.
  2. From the Tools menu select Rules and Alerts. The Rules and Alerts dialog box opens.
  3. Click Options. The Options dialog box opens.
  4. Click Import Rules. The Import Rules From... dialog box opens.
  5. In the Look In... drop-down list, navigate to \\Snowleopard\Vol1\Software\Software-Windows\Quick-Fixes.
  6. Select the file called cyrillic.rwz and then click Open button.PNG. You are returned to the Options dialog box.
  7. Click OK button.PNG. You should now see the new rule in your list of rules. It will look like the one below:
    Outlook Rules and Alerts graphic.PNG
  8. Click OK button.PNG.
  9. The following pop-up will display:
    Outlook Rules dialog 1.PNG
    Click Yes button.PNG.
  10. You must specify the destination for the filtered messages. You may choose the destination that suits you most. We suggest you use the Junk Mail folder, just in case something you DO want comes in and gets filtered. Re-open the Rules and Alerts dialog box (from the Tools menu).
  11. Select the Cyrillic SPAM rule.
  12. In the Rule Description section, click on the word specified. The Rules and Alerts – Choose a Folder dialog box opens.
  13. Select the desired folder and then click OK button.PNG.
  14. In the Rules and Alerts dialog box, turn on the rule by checking the box next to its name:
    Outlook Rules and Alerts graphic 2.PNG
  15. Click OK button.PNG to close the Rules and Alerts dialog. You have successfully set up the Cyrillic SPAM filter.
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