up your news account
use newsgroups, you need to set up a News account
in Outlook Express as follows:
on the 'Tools' menu and select 'Accounts'.
click on the 'News' tab.
on the 'Add' button on the right-hand side and
will have to fill in a series of boxes and press
'OK' to each one.
your name and e-mail address, enter your name
and your e-mail address. These will identify you
if you post messages to the newsgroups.
the news server enter news.okanagan.net
a friendly name (say, 'My News').
finally select to connect using a phoneline and
select your connection from the next box.
should now be able to access newsgroups.
read news, first download the list of newsgroups as
sure you are connected to your ISP, then click
on the 'Tools' menu in Outlook Express.
'Newsgroups' - this will start Outlook Express
downloading the list of newsgroups.
can take some time, but only needs to be done
once, so be patient.
will automatically let you know when new newsgroups
become available on a server. Using refresh will
reset the list.
can now select which groups to display.
are not able to access all news servers so check
carefully. Also some groups are specific to a
read a newsgroup, first subscribe by highlighting
the group you're interested in and pressing 'Subscribe'.
'OK' to return to Outlook Express and you will
see the groups you've subscribed to on the left
on a newsgroup to download the titles of the articles
in that group.
can then read each article by clicking on it in
the right hand pane.
you wish to modify your subscriptions, simply
return to 'Newsgroups' from the 'Tools' menu.