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Agent Newsreader Tutorials

Install  ·  Register  ·  Pictures  ·  Unread  ·  Attachments  ·  Videos  ·  NZB

1. Installation

Installing Agent and setting up your first newsgroup

  • Download and install Agent 8
  • Setting up your first Usenet news server
  • Working with Agent's Newsgroup Directory
  • Sampling headers from a Usenet newsgroup
  • Introduction to Agent's 3 paned interface
  • Download and view a binary picture

2. Registration

If you've already registered your copy of Agent, you can skip this one

  • Acquiring an Agent Registration Key
  • Buying a new copy of Agent
  • Copy and paste Registration Key
  • Upgrading an existing copy of Agent
  • Getting help from Agent Support

3. Binary Pictures

A two-part series on sampling and downloading binary pictures

  • Working with Agent's 3-paned user interface
  • Understanding Zoom mode
  • Downloading binary pictures
  • Marking messages for later download
  • Using Tabs in Zoom mode
  • Launching a binary attachment
  • How to download IrfanView
  • Using Agent's internal Image Preview

  • Using the Newsgroup Directory to sample newsgroups
  • Searching for newsgroups
  • Sampling headers for multiple newsgroups
  • Launching Agent's Task Manager
  • Deleting a newsgroup folder

4. Binary Unread Indicators

Using unread indicators to improve your ability to sample and download binaries

  • Understanding message colors
  • When does Agent mark messages as "Read"
  • Configure Image Preview to mark messages "Read"
  • Unread counts in the folder pane

5. Binary Attachments

Organizing and saving binary attachments in Windows

  • Understanding binary attachment icons
  • Working with folder properties
  • Saving attachment to Agent's default folder
  • Opening attachment Folders
  • Viewing saved images in an external viewer

6. Binary Videos

  • Sampling a multimedia newsgroup
  • Understanding how Agent MegaJoins a binary archive
  • Previewing a binary archive
  • RAR / PAR automation
  • Working with binary attachments
  • Folder properties for binary archives

7. NZB Files

  • What is an NZB file
  • Using an NZB search index with Agent
  • Automatic import of NZB Files into Agent
  • Previewing an NZB video with Agent
  • Avoiding password-protected archives
  • Manually importing NZB files into Agent

8. Usenet Discussions

Video coming soon.

9. Agent Email

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10. Customize Agent

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11. Agent Usenet

Watch the Agent Usenet Tutorials to learn about using our high-speed news service