Newsgroup Service Reviews
Usenet Providers, Coupon Codes, Free Usenet Trials

Usenet + Free Extras:
1. Newshosting - $9.99
2. UseNetServer - $10.00

3. NewsDemon - $10.00


Usenet-Only Specials:
1. Easynews - $9.95
2. ThunderNews - $9.95
3. Astraweb - $11.00


Annual Usenet Offers:
1. Newshosting - $99
2. UseNetServer - $95
2. ThunderNews - $96

1. Easynews - 10 GB
2. Newshosting - 30 GB
3. UseNetServer - 10 GB

- Newshosting : 2,223
- UseNetServer : 2,223
- NewsDemon : 2,223
- Easynews : 2,000
- ThunderNews : 2,223
- Astraweb : 2,221
- Eweka : 2,219
- NewsLeecher : 2,223
- theCubeNet : 2,221
- NewsgroupDirect : 2,223

Forte Agent Setup Guide

This guide will walk you through setting up Forte Agent to work with UseNetServer news servers. If you haven't already signed up for Usenet access then take a look at UNS. They offer 2,223 days of binary retention, 20 connections, SSL encryption and servers in the US and Europe. NGR visitors receive a special price of $10/mo. or $95/yr.

Download Agent

Visit the Forte Agent newsreader homepage (Forteinc.com) to download the latest version of the client.

Install Forte

The installation is simple. Choose a folder for the program to install and whether or not you want desktop or quick launch icons.

Configure Agent for UseNetServer

The first time you open Agent the setup wizard appears.

Figure 1 - Agent Setup Wizard
Agent Setup Wizard - News Server Information

Enter the following information:
A - News Server: news.usenetserver.com, secure.usenetserver.com (SSL) or text.usenetserver.com (text-only)
B - Check "This server requires a secure connection (SSL)"
C - Select "Login with a simple username and password"
D - Enter Username provided in email
E - Enter Password provided in email
F - click Next

Next we will go in and choose the remaining server options. To do so click on Tools → Servers and Accounts

Figure 2 - Agent Menu
Agent Menu

Now you can enter in the server information in the screen below:

Figure 3 - Agent (Server Properties)
Agent server properties

Enter the following information:
A - News Server: news.usenetserver.com, secure.usenetserver.com (SSL) or text.usenetserver.com (text-only)
B - Enter Username provided in email
C - Enter Password provided in email
D - Connections: UseNetServer supports up to 20 connections.
E - Click "Advanced Settings"

Advanced News Server Settings

Here you can change the port (optional):
A - Check "Use a non-standard NNTP port"
B - Port: use port 443, 563 or 8080 for secure or port 119, 23, 25, 3128, 8000 or 9000 for standard connections.

It's that simple to configure Forte Agent for UseNetServer. Enjoy!

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