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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Windows® Vista™ All in One by Greg Perry

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Chapter 41. Accessing a World of Information in Newsgroups

In This Chapter:

  • See how newsgroups bring millions of messages to you, all organized by topics that might interest you
  • Locate a newsgroup provider
  • Subscribe to newsgroups
  • Read messages, tips, and advice about your hobbies, TV shows, and interests
  • Download newsgroup attachments that you want to work with
  • Place your own messages and files on a newsgroup to help others

What is your favorite hobby? Start Windows Mail, click on one of the newsgroup servers, and type your hobby name in the newsgroup list to see whether any matching newsgroups appear. Probably more than one newsgroup that’s all about your hobby will appear, sometimes dozens. Welcome to the world of newsgroups, where hundreds ...

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