directly from the Microsoft news servers through a newsreader (such as Outlook Express), you will see a lot less adverts.
The links to click to open a newsreader and connect to the Microsoft servers is as follows (you might need to do some configuration of the software if you've never used a newsreader before):
If you are prompted for the server name, type in 'msnews.microsoft.com'. It is advisable to disguise your email address, by using a fake one (eg fred@smithNOSPAM.com), to stop spam from being received.
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