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Spam Killer 5 Review

McAfee Spam Killer is now a part of McAffe Internet Security Suite. Please see our review for Internet Security Suites Spam Killer is a relatively effective anti-spam program and it's easy to use.

McAfee Spam Killer is now a part of McAffe Internet Security Suite. Please see our review for Internet Security Suites

Spam Killer is a relatively effective anti-spam program and it's easy to use. Spam Killer has incorporated a fairly new feature for anti-phishing. This is a feature that many other programs have not yet started using and it still in the early stages. Spam Killer also allows the user to add accounts and customize filters to be very specific. This is great for households with one computer and many users.

Spam Killer does have several filter options to help fine-tune your spam filtering needs and allows easy updates from its main menu. It also supports Hotmail and Exchange accounts, not just POP3.

For Spam Killer to be effective you must remember to turn off any automatic features from your client that checks your email system.

This product is very easy to install. No problems.

We didn't encounter any problems or errors when we used this product. However, we did notice a performance hit to your machine. It appears to be slow opening the email messages.

Overall we were pleased at the features and design of Spam Killer, but it does lack a lot of the necessary tools you would like to see it have to help you fine-tune and eliminate the junk mail and spam you get daily. Spam Killer does have one annoying feature included in Spam Killer that you are unable to remove, and that is the McAfee Security Center, which is a part of the Spam Killer program.