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Face book members in my Contacts using Windows Live mail.??

by pasqualy1 / May 26, 2013 4:24 AM PDT

How did all of these Face Book people get into my Contact list? They were mixed in with my Email accounts.

There is a folder called Social Networks. Ever since this happened it seems I'm sending emails out that I know I didn't send.

I would like to remove this "Social Network" but can find no answers anywhere. Would I have to go to Face Book and tick something there?? Or just delete the account!

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It appears MSFT is (overly) trying to be helpful.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 26, 2013 8:13 AM PDT
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It appears MSFT is (overly) trying to be helpful
by pasqualy1 / May 26, 2013 8:24 AM PDT

You may be right but doesn't this open us up for viruses?? I think I was hacked. My email has been sending out who knows what to people in my account. It looks like the only way to stop this is to go to a Yahoo email.

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In my opinion.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 26, 2013 12:46 PM PDT

I agree with you. This rush to add social to everything is quite the craze.

I use other than Live email for the email app. If you ask the mods here, you may hear the same. Thunderbird seems to be a common app for many.

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