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Outlook Express v5.x

This is a script to report a selected message, group of messages, or open message as spam by creating, from the active account, a new message addressed to abuse@deepskytech.com including the content (with the long header) and subject line of the spam message. Then the message is queued, the new message is sent the next time a connection is made.

Click here to download Spam-Reporting Scripts for Outlook Express v5.x

The following example was done using Outlook Express v5.x on MacOS X, running under Classic.

Depending on the set up of your computer, the proper folder may be located elsewhere then specified in this site. If you are experiencing problems with this set of directions, preform a search on your computer for one of the known scripts from Outlook Express (ex. "Insert Explorer Address"), and you should be able to trace that path to the correct folder. Sorry for any inconveniences.

Step-by-step instructions for installation.

To install this script with Outlook Express v5.x, follow these instructions.

Drag the script from the desktop into the following folder:

Home Directory --> Documents --> Microsoft user Data --> Script Menu Items

As illustrated below:

When installing the script, Outlook Express should not be running.


After the script has been put in the proper folder, go ahead and launch Outlook Express. Choose the script form the menu bar. You should see the spam script right there! As seen in the below picture.


This is an example of what the search window may look like.


Select the spam messages in the listing window that you want to report as spam, then run the script. You can also run the scrip when the spam message is open.

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