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Home > Newsreader Guides > Newsleecher Setup Guide for Easynews

Newsleecher Setup Guide for Easynews

This guide will walk you through setting up Newsleecher to work with Easynews servers. If you haven't already signed up for Usenet access then consider Easynews. They offer 2,261 days of binary retention, SSL encryption and web Usenet access. Easynews is currently offering new customers a 14 day, 10 GB free trial so if you haven't signed up for Usenet access this is a great chance to get started.

Note: If you want to connect to Easynews web access then you do not need to setup a newsreader client. Instead follow one of these links to get started:
- http://members.easynews.com/global4/search.html (HTTP)
- https://secure.members.easynews.com/global4/search.html (SSL)

Download Newsleecher

Visit the Newsleecher homepage (Newsleecher.com) to download the latest version of the newsreader.

Install Newsleecher

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

Configure Newsleecher for Easynews

The first step after opening Newsleecher is to add the Easynews news server information. To do so click on the Usenet menu as follows.
Usenet → Manager → Servers → Add New Server

Figure 1 - (Usenet → Manager → Servers → Add New Server)
Newsleecher - Usenet menu

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

Figure 2 - Newsleecher (Server Setup)
Newsbin Pro - Server Options

The server setup screen includes everything you need to get up and running. Simply enter the information as follows:
A - Server Address: news.easynews.com or secure.news.easynews.com (SSL)
B - Port: use port 563 or 81 for secure or port 119, 22, 23, 53, 80, 110, or 443 for standard connections.
C - Server Nickname: anything you want
D - Connections: Super News supports up to 50 connections.
E - Check "Encrypted Server Connection (SSL)" for secure access.
F - Check "Server Requires Login"
G - Enter Username (provided in email)
H - Enter Password (provided in email)

It's that simple to configure Newsleecher for Easynews. Enjoy!

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