Thursday, July 15, 2010

MS Closed Newsgroups

Microsoft recently shutdown their newsgroup server, and asked users to move to their online forums for community help. But people can still access newsgroups using a 3rd party news-server or even google groups.

Article: VB Community Transition

How to Access Newsgroups?
* Go to or
* Register an account and change server in your Newsreader.
* and join comp.lang.basic.visual.misc or microsoft.public.vb.general.discussion

Note: You can also use Google Groups but we cannot access it using a newsreader. Detailed Instruction here

ClassicVB Users Regroup at comp.lang.basic.visual.misc

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