Microsoft Outlook Express
page describes how to set up and use Microsoft Outlook
Express for your Newsville account. The first part, A,
describes how to set up a new News account in Outlook
second part B, describes how to use your Newsville
Start Outlook Express. You will see a window that appears
this window, select Tools, and then Accounts. A new
window will appear in which you can set all your different
accounts settings for both your news account(s) and
your e-mail account(s). Since we are interested in setting
this up for accessing the Usenet News groups through
the Newsville server, select "News" from the window
there you have two options:
To add a new account, i.e., with Newsville, by clicking
following the instructions on the screen to set your
username and password and the name of the News (NNTP)
server which is: news.newsville.com
To edit your existing account with Newsville, as it
is highlighted in the picture below, and then by selecting
"Properties" you can retype the username, password etc.
that you use to access our service.
might want to do that in case you typed something wrong
in Part 1 above.
note, while you are setting the news server name in
the Internet Wizard setup in Part 1, to make sure that
you place a check where it says
news server requires me to log on,
you are finished setting up your account for Newsville,
you will have the server name: "news.newsville.com"
shown within your accounts window. By highlighting it
and selecting "properties" you will get a window from
where all your settings can be changed or updated, as
To get a list of the available Newsgroups hosted on
the Newsville server, go to the main menu on the top
of Outlook and select :
will initiate a connection with our server In order
to retrieve a complete listing of the available newsgroups.
You will get the window shown below which after a while
will have a very long list of the newsgroups we carry.
It would make sense if you subscribe to frequently viewed
groups. By subscription we merely mean a "classification"
and sorting means of the groups that interest you(as
opposed to the ones that don't), since you are already
subscribed by default to all the groups we offer access
to. So to "subscribe":
the Subscribe button.
this procedure for all desired groups.
Show only the subscribed groups:
on the Subscribed tab below the newsgroups list.
that you are finished with the basic setup. Now, to
start reading articles :
from the Go menu News. The list of the News Groups
that you have subscribed will appear.
one of the news groups to which you have subscribed
to and double click, or click on
News Groups icon to see a list of available News Groups.
will begin to download the headers in the selected
on an article header to view the article.
as an example assuming you have subscribed to the newsgroup:
"ab.politics", after doing the steps above you will
be looking at a window like this:
the top it shows the name of the newsgroup currently
viewed. Then in the top window you see all the available
articles in "ab.politics". On the bottom window you
see what a selected article says, or you view its picture
if it has a picture attachment.