In Vista's Windows Mail, right click Microsoft Communities(in the left
pane), and choose Newsgroups....
This should pop up a window titled Newsgroups Subscriptions. In the box
near the top under the words Display newsgroups that contain: type the
In the All tab just below what you typed, one item should show up, this
Left click that newsgroup to highlight it, and click the Subscribe button to
the right, then the OK button near the bottom.
Now this newsgroup should show up below Microsoft Communities in the left
pane of Windows Mail.
Stretch the Mail window wide enough to include the Sent column. Click the
word Send in the column heading, and a little triangle pointing up or down
should show up. Click again if necessary to make the arrow point down.
Scroll down the list to 10/31/2007. Post if you have problems finding your
message. Your original post should be the seventh one down on that date.
Click the plus box to the left of the title, to expand the list of messages
in response to your initial message.
This message will probably be the only one in this thread with a paper clip
symbol to the left of the title, indicating an attachment. I have attached
a picture of an icon from my desktop that I produce with MSPaint, saving it
as Icon.png, then adding .txt to the name, so it is now Icon.png.txt.
Hope this helps. Let me know if you need more assistance.
"Ayla" <Ayla@xxxxxx> wrote in message
> Thank you for your help. I edited my desktop picture, and saved as
> as you recommended. Now, how can I attach to my post? Thanks, Ayla
> "Paul Randall" wrote:
>> "Ayla" <Ayla@xxxxxx> wrote in message
>> > Mark,
>> > Those are on some folders, files, some program shortcuts, not all. For
>> > example, Outlook 2007 has red dot, all the others are blue. My Document
>> > does
>> > not have, but when I open My Documents, all the files and folders in it
>> > have.
>> > I had taken the picture of my desktop. I hope there is a way to send
>> > the
>> > picture to you.
>> If you access the newsgroup through a real newsreader, like Vista's
>> replacement for Outlook Express, then you can attach things to a post and
>> others can get those attachments. To minimize the size of a screen
>> edit it with MSPaint and select only a small area around the icon, copy
>> and paste it into a new MSPaint window. Save it as .png, then add .txt
>> the file name before attaching it to your post. .png is a non-lossy
>> compressed format that is very efficient for typical stuff in a window.
>> Adding the .txt extension makes it less likely to be rejected by virus
>> -Paul Randall