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Chapter 11. Reading Newsgroups with Outl... > Setting Up a Newsgroup Account in Ou...

Setting Up a Newsgroup Account in Outlook Express

Outlook Express 6 (OE6) is included free with XP and serves quite well as a news reader. If you already use OE6 for e-mail services, you’re probably already familiar with the basics of using this program. If not, you may benefit from a quick review of Chapter 10, “Sending E-mail with Outlook Express,” which will help you master the fundamentals of using OE6.

You first must set up a news account in OE6. You might do so at the same time you set up an e-mail 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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