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Chapter 14. Newsgroups > Setting Up a Newsgroup Account in Outlook Express

Setting Up a Newsgroup Account in Outlook Express

Outlook Express 5 (OE5) is included free with Windows 2000 and serves quite well as a news reader. If you already use OE5 for email services, you're probably already familiar with the basics of using this program. If not, you may benefit from a quick review of Chapter 13, "Email" which will help you master the fundamentals of using OE5.

You first must set up a news account in OE5. You might do so at the same time you set up an email account, but if not, you can configure it any time. Before you can configure your news account, you need to obtain a news server address, which should look something like this:


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