Is there a program that blocks spam emails?

I changed hosting companies and now I get thousands of spam emails a week. Is there a problem I can use to block those senders?  I can't see real emails because there is so much spam.
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arnoldCommented:
There are many, what are you using to access your email? Most thunderbird, outlook exp/outlook have  anti-spam features that you have to initially teach i.e. mark those that are spam as spam and have the email client ....

first thing to check is whether you've setup your email with the host as a catch-all for your domain. This would mean that anyuser@yourdomain.com will be routed to your mailbox.
See whether the host provides some filtering on their end.
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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
Thank you. I was using Outlook but since it downloads everything, I am sure it must look like my email is valid and therefore quite vulnerable to spam. The webhosting company offers Spam Assassin for an extra yearly charge.  I do not allow my email to be a catch-all for my domain.  I believe this is a crappy web hosting company that allows this to happen so they can charge extra for anti-spam software.  I want to change companies but have to research one that is reasonable and has a do-it-yourself website program. I was hoping someone might know of a good anti-spam program that is free or has a one-time charge.  I am sick of  having to pay a monthly charge for everything.
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arnoldCommented:
Which version of Outlook?  Check its anti-spam options.
Is the account setting in outlook POP3 or IMAP?
The messages have to be downloaded in a pop3 type account before they are processed.  Double check your email configuration on the host to make sure it is not configured as a catch all.
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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
It is POP3. I will check the catch all setting.
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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
I am not using the catch all setting.  Is someone sends an email to anyone other than me, they get this message:
No Such User Here
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arnoldCommented:
Which version of outlook look at tools filtering.
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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
I am trying a program called Mailwasher. It's a bit cumbersome but it may be a good solution to helping alleviate the spam situation.
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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
Thank you. I was able to solve this problem.
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I was able to handle this.
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Thank you for everyone for providing solutions.  I really appreciate the help.
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BiopsychAuthor Commented:
Thank you for your help.
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