Re: Can't make post in newsgroups
On Wed, 2 Dec 2009 23:20:01 -0800, Megaton wrote:
> "Leonard Grey" wrote:
>> Megaton wrote:
>>> Can't click the "New" to get a drop down menu. "All threads" doesn't work
>>> neither. I can only "Reply". Anyone know what's going on?
>>> ps: this post is done by firefox
>> Read this newsgroup and all newsgroups the way they were intended to be
>> read: with a newsreader, not a web interface.
>> Tell us what version of Windows you have (include the service pack
>> number) and we'll show you which newsreader is available to you free
>> from Microsoft and how to set it up in a few E-Z steps.
> My system is XP SP3.
> It was completely fine 2 weeks ago. I don't know if it's because a certain
> patch or not.
Perhaps something changed with an "add-on". Try starting IE (which version?)
without add-ons. Or, maybe, the site doesn't like IE 6, and you have not
I prefer Leonard's approach, however; use a proper NNTP client. The
HTTP-to-NNTP thingy run by Microsoft is problematic under the best
circumstances. These groups are not "web forums" (HTTP is the web protocol),
they are "news groups" (NNTP is the news protocol).
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