You're posting through Google. IMHO NG's are hard to follow reading through
Google, don't know about posting through it. There are a lot of news
readers, but I'm sure you probably have OE without downloading any further
readers. Configure OE so you can subscribe to the newsgroups of choice.
ATT carries alt.home.repair and thousands of others, if they don't carry one
you want but know of, post to "worldnet.help.service-issues.misc" and within
a couple hours their servers will be carrying the NG you want.
Hi, all the above is greek to me. Sorry.
I switched to Internet explorer fro netscape and it seems to work
Can you tell me how to access news groups on AT&T.
Iseem to get all kinds of info but all meningless to me.
Thanks to all for you replies.
All *what* "above"? You didn't quote anything. How do you expect anyone to
know what you're talking about.
Have you tried calling AT&T tech support?
Due to lack of quoted context, your post is pretty well meaningless to
everyone else. What did you expect?
Doug Miller (alphageek at milmac dot com)
Nobody ever left footprints in the sands of time by sitting on his butt.
And who wants to leave buttprints in the sands of time?
you will be setting up a "news" account within Outlook Express, which can be
done from the IE menu Tools->Mail & news
you'll be setting up the news account to connect to something like
news.att.net or whatever (you'll need to get the exact name from at&t tech
pages). I don't think they need a login name or anything if you are
logging in on their network in the first place.
I don't have time to get you through the details right now, but maybe this
can get you pointed toward the right help areas.
Follow bill's advice, it pretty much will get you set up for news. I know I
had a problem setting it up, but I kept trying and finally it worked.
Open OE. Click on "Tools". Click on "Accounts". Click on the "News" tab.
Click on "Add" then click "News". It will walk you through the set-up, when
you come to "news server" type in netnews.worldnet.att.net . Do not
check the box which says my news server requires me to log on. I think this
will get the server set-up. Then you go to the left side of screen, double
click on the name of att server, a screen opens up and hit the button which
says "newsgroups", there you will find 30 thousand or so groups.
Google Groups is ruining Usenet. Although I've never used them, I
figure from the folks who do that it's difficult to reply, automatic
message quoting is not supported although you can do it manually,
threads are bizarre tree-like charts but its obvious to GG users who is
replying to whom while the rest of us are forced to guess, etc.
If Google is going to provide access to Usenet, they should at least
try to emulate some of the traditional and expected features of real
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