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Spamfighter

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  • Version:
    7.6.90
  • Total Downloads:
    387,188
  • Date Added:
    Jun. 13, 2014
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    2.47MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    87
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #2 in Spam Filters

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  • Current Version

    3.2

    out of 9 votes

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5 stars

"I hate spam !"

February 06, 2016  |  By herbnadler

2016-02-06 15:23:34  |  By herbnadler

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

If you hate spam like I hate spam you need this

Cons

I have used this for several months and I have not had problems

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2 stars

"Never knew how bad it was until I tried something else"

October 27, 2015  |  By TheOriginalFigmo

2015-10-27 05:42:18  |  By TheOriginalFigmo

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

It does catch about 90% of spam.

Cons

You have to monitory it - has a few "false positives" and every now and then valid email is moved to spam folder. Also: It's "Nag Ware". They constantly hound you for money until you pay. And even after paying they push their other software and services on you constantly.

Summary

I used to think SpamFighter was great since it was the first anti spam software I tried many years ago. I even registered the software after getting sick of the constant ads (this thing is worse than some iPhone apps with the constant ads). But even after registering - they would still occasionally push their other software or services on me. Ironic that my anti spam software was sending me spam.

Spam blocking was impressive. Went from about 1,000 spams a day in my inbox down to maybe 50 or so. But had to check my spam folder occasionally because once or twice a week a valid email from a customer might accidentally be moved to the spam folder.

Then I upgraded to Outlook 2016 and I couldn't make SpamFighter work with it. So I ventured out on the web to see what else was available. I found DesktopOne. and I installed it.

DesktopOne works perfect with Outlook 2016 and during the week I've been trying it out the spams in my inbox have reduced from 50 or so with SpamFighter down to only 1 or 2 per day. DesktopOne has an AMAZING SPAM filter. And no false-positives yet.

Best yet? I'm not getting inundated with ads from my anti spam company to buy their other crap.

Last year I would have given SpamFighter 3 stars. But now they get 2 stars from me because I've learned there are much better options out there.

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5 stars

"Works great with my Outlook Express."

September 01, 2015  |  By EDDIEGIBB

2015-09-01 19:20:57  |  By EDDIEGIBB

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

Easy to install and setup. It removes hundreds of spam emails every day! It works just like I hoped it would.

Cons

None that I've come across.

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1 stars

"if you want to do all manual spam removal.. USE THIS!"

August 22, 2015  |  By lsameseo

2015-08-22 10:30:45  |  By lsameseo

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

It worked for a few days

Cons

I had all of their Pro products.. Poor performance, less useful than many free utilities and constant (every time) communication failures means that it NEVER removes any SPAM. Always starts with oldest emails, not the newest so it is always re-checking what it already did.. then it has a "communication failure about 1-4 - 1/2 way through messages and does not finish, so new emails are ever checked. TOTAL WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY! I stoppe dusing it and them came back about a year later and remembered quickly why I quite using.. Did not respond to support and then huge fiasco trying to get phone support at the free phone support line.. I was not a free user. I was a paid user and they were very quick to refund, but no one would offer one ounce of actual help for the problem! Save yourself time and frustration... Use something else.

Summary

Product sucks. Support sucks, wastes time.. Use something else. Need to teach software to start with newest emails rather than checking all old ones first every time.

So your support system is not working properly either as this was the 2nd request and the first one went unanswered..

All that said, Amazing how I spoke to 3 people there.. One telling me you do not offer any phone support for spamfigher at the number I called that said "free phone support " on the spamfighter page.. NO one wanted to help with the issue or answer a question, but you sure jumped at a refund to make me go away.. Great customer service guys!! All sarcasm totally intended!!

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5 stars

"This is a life saver"

May 30, 2015  |  By Jim Colleran

2015-05-30 19:01:35  |  By Jim Colleran

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

It filters just about all the spam from my Outlook inbox. I am getting about twice as much spam as legitimate email. Spamfighter does an almost perfect job of identifying junk email and putting them into a separate folder for immediate disposal.

Cons

When I started using it I had to review the spamfighter folder and unblock some legitimate email, although very few. Other than that it has been great.

Summary

If you get lots of spam email I highly recommend this product. I am very happy with it

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1 stars

"Dont' bother - If you use it you become a spammer"

February 23, 2015  |  By arnoldebaker

2015-02-23 00:24:57  |  By arnoldebaker

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

Generally worthless

Cons

At first, it worked just OK. it missed about 30% of hundreds of spam mail. Overall, even if it did work, it is worth exactly what you pay for it. OH, BTW, They nag the SH** out of you to upgrade to pro even when the program does not work at all. What a pain in the a$$. Go get adnuke it is fantastic so far...

Summary

Get adnuke - much better so far

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3 stars

"Not the best, not the worst"

December 29, 2014

2014-12-29 07:28:24

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

Catches quite a bit of spam

Cons

Even when you've blocked spam, it still doesn't always catch it.

Summary

It's a medium good spam fighter. Better than nothing at all.

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2 stars

"They SPAM YOU"

December 18, 2014  |  By marse1717

2014-12-18 10:15:08  |  By marse1717

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

It works. It's clean and fast.

Cons

What they don't tell you (necessarily) is that after a few days of "free" use you get nag screens every day AND a HUGE signature that tries to add itself to every email you send out - I'm talking bigger than this review! So, yeah, free but with conditions. You basically become a spammer yourself by sending your friends and co-workers a SpamFighter ad.

Summary

Not worth the $29.00/yr and definitely not worth the conditions under which you have to live for the "free" version.

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5 stars

"Finally, I got my mailbox back into shape"

October 22, 2014  |  By patrickplawner

2014-10-22 17:14:40  |  By patrickplawner

 |  Version: Spamfighter 7.6.90

Pros

It simply works!
Easy to install
Free for non commercial use
Easy to use, can clear any old polluted folders in a click

Cons

Did not find one yet

Summary

Highly recommended. I tried Norton, Microsoft spam filters, none worked. They would filter about 60%, when scanner was at highest sensibility. This spam filter works day 1, right after installation, on 99% of my spams. Only small tweaks to do to teach it few more domains to filter. Highly recommended!

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 7.6.90
Version 7.6.90 is a bug fixing release.
General
Publisher Spamfighter
Publisher web site http://www.spamfighter.com
Release Date May 21, 2014
Date Added June 13, 2014
Version 7.6.90
Category
Category Communications
Subcategory Spam Filters
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows XP/2003/Vista/7/8
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 2.47MB
File Name spamfighter.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 387,188
Downloads Last Week 87
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License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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