Question on Newsgroups

Can I set up OE to check for new messages on my Newsgroups like I can my e-mail. My e-mail is set up for checking for new mail every 5 mins and plays a sound. Can the same be done with newsgroups? Thanks.


Can anyone answer this?

Have the evening crew got any ideas?

  PaulOwen 19:04 11 Jul 04

Sorry I can't help but this will bump you to the top again!

  €dstowe 19:27 11 Jul 04

Do a Google for "newsgroup readers". These scan newsgroups and download new posts etc. There may be some with timers on them.

I would ask, though, if you expect newsgroups to be significantly updated with a frequency sufficient to justify a once or twice daily check? If they did, is it that important to obtain that information quicker than that?

  rogertjj 08:51 12 Jul 04

From the Tools menu, select Accounts.

From the pop up that shows, click on the Add button, and select News. Follow the wizard to create a news accounts. You can then select the newsgroups that you want to add.

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