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Download NewsMan Pro

1) Download NewsMan Pro from the following site: http://www.newsmanpro.com/

2) Run the downloaded file, and follow the instructions to setup NewsMan Pro. When prompted for a database engine, select "Advantage Database Server":

Configuring NewsMan Pro

1) Open NewsMan Pro and enter the server name, server address, port, max connections, Authentication, username and password. Click the OK button when you are done.

2) For the "Server Address", you can either type in:
   i)   news.astraweb.com or
   ii)  europe.news.astraweb.com (for European users)

3) Check the "Authentication Required" box, and key in your Astraweb username and password.

NewsMan Pro is now setup with your username/password and our server. You can now login to our server.


Getting the list of newsgroups from our server

1) When prompted to Get newsgroup list for this server, click "Yes":

2) Please wait up to 5 minutes for all the groups to be downloaded.

Once your software has downloaded all the newsgroups, create a new workgroup:

3) To download the headers for a newsgroup, select a group under "Workgroups". Right-click to select "Add to subscribed groups list".


Then right click the group and select "Get Headers":

4) Please wait a few minutes for the articles to be downloaded. You will be presented with a similar screen of articles. You can then read the articles or download the attachments.

These steps are intended to help you get started quickly. They are not the instructions for full usage of NewsMan Pro. Please refer to the NewsMan Pro Manual or the NewsMan Pro Help function for advanced usage & features.

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