Thanks Don. I appreciate the links and I'll give them a peek. I'm curious
as to why an AT&T address is not allowed.
"Don Varnau" <don_04[at]varnau[dot]org> wrote in message
: Adding to excellent advice you've received, for newsgroups other than
: microsoft.public, try:
: 1. http://www.eternal-september.org/
(Free for the time being) Note that
: cannot register with an ATT e-mail address- use another such as Hotmail,
: Yahoo, GMail, etc.
: 2. http://www.teranews.com/
Free after a small, one-time setup fee ($3.95)
: Hope this helps,
: [MS MVP- IE]
: "Sandy J" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
: > Thanks so much!
: > :-)
: > Sandy
: > "C A Upsdell" <""cupsdell\"@email@example.com"> wrote in message
: > news:e9BlWNEAKHA.4376@TK2MSFTNGP04.phx.gbl...
: > : Sandy J wrote:
: > : > Thanks for your reply...
: > : > I don't understand what you mean about accessing the group even
: > AT&T
: > : > drops it's support.
: > : > Do you mean I will still be able to access it in Outlook Express or
: > you
: > : > referring to Mozilla's Thunderbird?
: > :
: > : Yes, you can continue to use Outlook Express as a newsreader.
: > :
: > : As for "accessing the group even after AT&T drops it's support": a
: > : newsgroup feed is supplied by a news server. If AT&T drops its
: > : all this means is that they shut off their news server: but you can
: > : any news server which supplies the newsgroup(s) you want. In my
: > : previous email I listed a Microsoft news server which you can use
: > : instead of the AT&T news server ... but only for Microsoft newsgroups.
: > : You can configure Outlook Express to use the Microsoft news server,
: > : then subscribe to the Microsoft newsgroups which interest you.