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Windows Live Mail

Setup instructions

  • Account: Newsgroup
  • Display Name: Your display name in the Answers-Forum
  • E-Mail-Adress: Your LiveId E-Mail address
  • Newsserver (NNTP): localhost (alternatively you can insert if you already have a localhost account)
  • This server requires me to log on: No (do not check)
  • Then press Ok
  • Abort the download of the groups and close the window
  • Select the "localhost" in the left panel and right click and select "Properties"
  • Select the last tab (advanced) and change the port number from 119 to 120
  • Press Ok
  • Select the "localhost" entry and press "Display/download newsgroups" above
  • Now the list of newsgroups should be downloaded to WLM
  • After the download is finished you can subscribe to groups

Last edited Feb 4, 2012 at 9:33 AM by jkalmbach, version 4


NoelDP May 16, 2012 at 5:53 PM 
What AV is it? - MSE is quite happy with it

CmdrKeene May 16, 2012 at 3:36 AM 
Is the Community Bridge client still running? That's what happened to me.

GinaWhipp Mar 4, 2012 at 11:27 PM 
Installed and was working yesterday. Today it will not download new messages claiming my AV is denying access to the internet of my Windows Live Mail. Well, all other groups download with no problems, as well as, my mail so it's not that. Any ideas?