> I know this is an old thread, but has anyone solved this problem?
Unfortunately no one can help you because we can't see the thread to which
you refer. This is because you are not posting on a real forum as you think
you are and you didn't quote any of the thread to which you are replying.
You are using a web interface that leeches Usenet posts and most of the
rest of us are using real newsreaders. We don't see what you do. If you
want to participate in Usenet, the better way is to set up a newsreader.
This is very easy to do and I'll give you information about that below. If
you prefer to use a forum, then here are two excellent ones:
Since you are using a web interface, you may not realize that this is really
a newsgroup. You will get far more out of this resource if you learn to use
a newsreader. There are many good newsreaders for Windows, but you can use
Outlook Express (XP) or Windows Mail (Vista) since you already have it.
Here are some links to information about newsgroups:
- Usenet FAQs from the Internet FAQ Archives
- a brief explanation
Outlook Express/Windows Mail as Newsreader:
How to Post:
- How to Ask a Question
- How Not to Get Technical Help on
- list of MS newsgroups
microsoft.public.test.here - MS group to test if your newsreader is working
- how to munge email address
Other Newsreaders for Windows:
Elephant Boy Computers - Don't Panic!
FAQ - http://www.elephantboycomputers.com/#FAQ