Outlook Express Tips

Outlook Express Tips

How to use Outlook Express: Quickly - Safely - Effectively

Outlook Express Tips

Use Outlook Express quickly and securely.

These free power tips that will tell you how to:

  • Avoid spam email
  • Avoid viruses
  • Use email more effectively
  • Browse newsgroups faster and easier
  • Find free MP3, videos, pictures, software and e-books on newsgroups using Outlook Express

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Top list of Usenet newsgroups sorted by popularity

This is a list of popular newsgroups sorted by popularity (number of articles). The popularity indicates on which topic people post the most articles. You may find this list useful for your own needs when searching for newsgroups.

How to make Outlook Express remember the position of Send/Receive window?

Sometimes it may happen that the Send/Receive window moves (for example if you change desktop resolution) and it always appears non-centered or somewhere else. You can also move it if you don't like default position (centered).

Are you using good and reliable news server

As you may already know, not all Usenet servers are the same. The key items to a good server are good retention and completion rate. How to tell if your news server is a good one?

PAR and PAR2 file formats on the Usenet

PAR and PAR2 files can be used to reconstruct missing parts of the Usenet posting. If used correctly, they can be very handy.

How to simply ignore spam that asks delivery receipt or read receipt

Lately new kind of spam is present that abuses Outlook Express/Windows Mail built in sending of read receipt. If you do send a receipt back - guess what - you will get even more spam. Here is how to get rid of that.