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- Strange entries in address book
June 13, 2005, 12:07 pm
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entries for people who I don't know and which I didn't put there. These are
normal god-fearing honest folk who are as surprised by this as myself and
are not spoof addresses from spam.
I have Norton antivirus and firewall, run MS antispyware and adaware
regularly and nothing wrong shows up.
Re: Strange entries in address book
That was enabled as a couple of people have worked out. It is now unset.
The reason I found out, which is not so simple, was that the name shown by
O.E. when you paste into the addressee box is potentially totally different
from the name in the email address which it links to. So I tried to send an
email to colleague first name "xyz", but the associated email address was
someone in New Zealand who I don't but has the same first name. Then I
checked the rest of the address book entries and found another four or five
other people I have no knowledge of. My own "xyz" was listed by surname as
it happens which fact I had forgotten over the space of a couple of months.
So I still have no idea how the New Zealand person got there and neither