Newsgroup Configuration

Configuration for Chicagoland Dialup & ISDN Customers

Configuration for DSL and National Dialup & ISDN Customers


Newsgroup Configuration for Chicagoland Dialup & ISDN Customers: 

You MUST use news.chicagonet.net or news1.chicagonet.net (alternate). 

  • Open Outlook Express

  • Choose Tools, then Accounts from the menu.

  • The Internet Accounts Dialog will appear.

  • Click the News tab.

  • Click Properties, then click the Server tab, and you will see
    the screen below:

  • Enter the Server name news.chicagonet.net as shown below:

  • Click Apply, then OK.


Newgroup Configuration for DSL Customers and National Dialup & ISDN Customers:

You MUST use news2.chicagonet.net or news3.chicagonet.net (alternate). These servers require you to log in (i.e., supply a
 username and password ).

When using Newsgroups after logging in outside of Chicagoland, you
must supply your ChicagoNet username and password. Enter your
username in the following format: username@chicagonet.net , as shown below:

  • Open Outlook Express

  • Choose Tools, then Accounts from the menu.

  • The Internet Accounts Dialog will appear.

  • Click the News tab.

  • Click Properties, then click the Server tab, and you will see
    the screen below:

  • Click (check) the box  'This server requires me to log on', then
    enter your ChicagoNet username and password. Enter your
    username in the following format username@chicagonet.net ,
    as shown below:

  • Click Apply, then OK.

 


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