I just started using newsgroups.. and need serious help!

Discussion in 'Computer Support' started by Marcus, Aug 12, 2004.

  1. Marcus

    Marcus Guest

    I just started using newsgroups and i just don't understand the whole thing.
    I wanted to download some games, because somebody told me it was easy, but i
    really don't know how to 'download' anything??

    I use outlook express, that might be wrong??

    Can somebody help me????

    Greetz Marcus.. From Holland
    Marcus, Aug 12, 2004
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    Bob Guest

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    ProfGene Guest

    If you download a binary file that is in a number of parts you need to get
    all the parts then highlight them all and right click and give the command
    decode and join and you will have the file in working order provided you are
    not missing any parts and none of the files are corrupted.
    ProfGene, Aug 12, 2004
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    KungFusion Guest

    For downloading binary files there are some specialized
    news readers. One I've been using for a while is called
    PowerGrab. You can download free here:
    www.cosmicwolf.com (get the latest May 12 beta.. it works

    There are links to a message board for PowerGrab too if
    you have any questions.

    Also XNews is good and there are others.
    Google for binary news reader and you should
    find plenty.
    KungFusion, Aug 13, 2004
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