Why do Microsoft Discussion Groups keep asking for my password?

Discussion in 'Internet Explorer' started by Dima, Nov 5, 2007.

  1. Dima

    Dima Guest

    Why do Microsoft Discussion Groups keep asking for my password if I always
    place the mark to remember my password, and keep asking to confirm my e-mail
    for notifications?
    Best regards,
    Dima, Nov 5, 2007
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  2. Dima

    Gordon Guest

    have you thought of ditching the clunky web interface and using a
    newsreader? (You'll have a FAR better experience using one...)

    How to set up OE as a News reader:
    Gordon, Nov 5, 2007
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  3. Because Passport or Live ID does not save the password even though the
    screen implies that it will.

    In Outlook Express go to Tools | Accounts | Add (or New) | News.
    Set up an account for this news server:


    The server is free and does not require you to logon. This news server
    carries over 2200 newsgroups related to Microsoft products and keeps
    messages at least 30 days.

    For more detail see

    And here are two articles Tom Koch wrote about using newsgroups in Outlook

    Outlook Express Newsgroups 101

    Mastering Newsgroups in Outlook Express: Power User Tips
    Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM, Nov 5, 2007
  4. try setting the auto login
    James Matthews, Nov 6, 2007
  5. She's using the crappy Web interface instead of OE or WinMail (or a better
    Frank Saunders MS-MVP IE,OE/WM, Nov 6, 2007
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