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Download from Newsgroups

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Newsgroups are the Internet's largest source of downloads, from movies to music to software to ebooks.

How to Download from Newsgroups
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To download from newsgroups
  1. Download SABnzbd or Newsleecher

  2. Setup an account with Astraweb or Giganews

  3. Register NewsLeecher

    If you signed up to Giganews through the NewsLeecher website

    • Click the Continue Trial button (after the countdown expires)

    • Click Help | License Key Tools | Register NewsLeecher (Giganews Special)

    • Enter your Giganews details and click Complete Registration

    • NewsLeecher will restart automatically
  4. Setup NewsLeecher

    • Click Settings

      • Under Connection

        • Check Auto Connect at Launch

      • Under NZB Files

        • Check Auto Import *.NZB Files
        • Click Browse and select the folder where you download files (normally Downloads under your name)

      • Under Repair 'n' Extract

        • Check Enable Repair 'n' Extract
        • Check Dl. Queue Auto Unpausing
        • Check Dl. Queue Auto Cleaning

    • Click Manager (below the Connect button)

      • Click Add Server

        • Server Address:
        • Port: (no change)
        • Server Nickname: Giganews
        • Connections: 4
        • Priority: (no change)
        • Check Encrypted Server Connection (SSL) and click Yes
        • Check Server Requires Login and enter your Giganews details

    • Click Connect

    • Click SuperSearch Service

      • Max Days: 370
      • SuperSearch the Usenet: (whatever you are looking for!)
      • Click the checkbox next to what you want to download

        • To download multiple files, select all the rows and press Ctrl+D
        • To auto-select similar files, select one row and press Alt+S

      • Click the Queue tab to see the download progress

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