Why do some people get 60 copies of messages I forward?

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I forward funny and nice emails to friends but sometimes they receive 60 copies. I keep my system updated as soon as I’m notified by Microsoft that something’s available. I don’t use online programs that are free; I try my best to figure out why this happened but no luck. My friends don’t want me to send them emails anymore. This is Windows Vista, and I’m using Windows Mail and Brighthouse’s Roadrunner for my internet connection. I hope you have the answer so I can get back to email. Thanks in advance.

This kind of thing can actually happen for a variety of reasons. Let’s take a look at the most common. And then, when I’m done, I’m going to express a little opinion about what you’re doing.

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Why Can’t I Forward an Image in Email?

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When I attempt to forward an email that has a picture, an error message pops up that says, “One or more pictures could not be found and will not be sent. Do you still want to send the email?” If I say yes, the email will go without the picture. Without the picture, the email loses its effect, the impact, or its humor. I’ve asked many people, searched everything I can think of, and cannot solve this problem.

Images in email are one of the most common sources of problems and frustrating aspects of email. Having problems with sending images is not at all unusual. In fact, there are so many different things that can go wrong  that I’m surprised sending images works at all.

Unfortunately I don’t have a specific answer for you, but let’s take a look at some of the things that can possibly happen here.

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How do I automatically forward Hotmail in Outlook.com?

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I’m changing email accounts, but I don’t want to lose people who have my Hotmail address. How do I automatically forward Hotmail messages messages to my new account at a different provider?

The recent forced switch-over to the Outlook.com user interface left many long-time Hotmail users upset and dissatisfied. Many are considering leaving Outlook.com behind, except that this would mean abandoning their Hotmail.com email address.

Fortunately, it’s very easy to automatically forward Hotmail messages or any email that comes into your Outlook.com account to another email provider.

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How Does Using BCC Help Reduce Spam?

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Is it true that if I use BCC to email attachments, it will mean less danger of spam? How’s that?

It’s not so much about attachments as it is any email that you receive and then forward.

And it’s not so much about saving yourself from getting more spam, but saving the people that sent you the email you’re about to forward.

It’s all about keeping their email addresses private and un-harvestable.

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Why are internet petitions a bad idea?

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A mailing list I’m on encouraged all its readers to go to a web site and sign an internet petition supporting some legislation we care about. I mentioned that to a friend of mine, and his opinion was that I’d been duped, and that it was a scam. Is he right? Are internet petitions a
scam?

Some are. Some aren’t. But they do, in my opinion, share a common characteristic:

Most are ineffectual.

And that can actually cause more harm that good.

Let me explain why that is…

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How Do I Hide the Email Addresses I’m Sending to In a Message?

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How do I hide the email addresses that I’m sending to on a message?

Have you ever gotten a piece of email where you weren’t listed as a recipient? Your email address wasn’t present on either the To: line or the Cc: (carbon copy) line, but somehow you got it anyway. What you didn’t see was what’s called the blind carbon copy line, or Bcc: which allows the sender to specify a list of people to get the message without their names appearing on it.

Why “carbon” and what’s this about it being “blind”?

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