You Go to Outlook Express, and there is a place on the main page to
Subscribe to Newsgroups..., You click that and follow the "wizard" You may
have to call your DSL provider and get the address they need for the wizard.
Like mine was * news.CompuServe.com* For CompuServe dialup.
Then you can post and receive messages right away.
On 27 Dec 2003 09:16:59 -0800, firstname.lastname@example.org (Hacksaw) wrote:
Instead of posting through google, ask your ISP (DSL provider)
if they have a "news server". 99% of the service droids will not
know the answer, so you may have to search their site - or ask here,
someone will know what your provider has for services/servers.
If they have a newsserver, you can access any newsgroup through
Outlook Express or through a program like Free Agent.
That's just a big ol' disclaimer. On any well-run ISP (broadband,
dial-up, or pigeon express) a message will be available on your local
server almost immediately (just check for new messages). It may take
anywhere from hours to days or weeks to get to the *rest* of the
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