Headers downloading but only for two days ago

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Headers downloading but only for two days ago

Postby Keitel123 » Thu Jan 26, 2017 6:03 am

Headers downloading but only for two days ago then not able to sort list to delete trash headers, will not delete, cannot sort list, tried lots of filters n day downloads etc.
If list sorts all headers disappear - worst on teevee (I know it is spammed but cannot seem to get it to do anything in help threads)
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Re: Headers downloading but only for two days ago

Postby dexter » Thu Jan 26, 2017 9:09 pm

We put out a new release that makes it easier to apply the spam filters. It's discussed in the latest Message of the Day post.

There is an alternative to downloading headers and having to deal with this mess, just use our integrated Usenet Search service. You perform searches from the Search tab within Newsbin and you don't need to download headers. Searching is free but you need a subscription in order to queue search results for download. More info here.
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Re: Headers downloading but only for two days ago

Postby Keitel123 » Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:24 pm

Thanks for reply Dexter.

I think there is something else going on.

I have new version downloaded and filter in place.

I have group on 3 day download. It looks like it is downloading headers
but when finished there are no headers in the download list.

I have chosen groups other than teevee and still see no headers.

I can still use search as you say and download from there.
But miss the browsing to find things I do not know about.

Any ideas
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Re: Headers downloading but only for two days ago

Postby dexter » Fri Jan 27, 2017 3:13 pm

You can still browse the groups using our Search engine. Just type an asterisk in the search field then type in a group you want to browse in the "Search in Groups" field. The first time, it'll give you posts from today. Each time you click the "Load older posts into the list" icon (to the right of the search box), it will load another day going backwards in time.

To answer your question, I suspect you made a mistake creating your filter profile and you are filtering out all your headers. If you want help, you can send a screenshot of your filter profile configuration to ts at newsbin dot com
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Re: Headers downloading but only for two days ago

Postby dennisjensen » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:12 pm

dexter wrote:You can still browse the groups using our Search engine.


Hi, it looks like some posters are now being blocked by usenet providers.

I changed my header download to one of my fill servers and then i got the headers i was missing.

The posts are not found using Newsbin search, last posts from the poster that Newsbin finds is almost 4 days old, but there have been plenty posts since then.
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Re: Headers downloading but only for two days ago

Postby dexter » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:23 pm

PM me the subjects of some posts you see in headers but are missing from the search engine. Keep in mind that there are extra spam filters turned on by default that may be hiding posts that Newsbin deems might be spam, has embedded .exe files, or are password protected. Check under Option -> Settings -> Spam Filter Settings to see if these are enabled and possibly hiding the posts you think should be there.
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Re: Headers downloading but only for two days ago

Postby dennisjensen » Thu Feb 02, 2017 2:49 pm

dexter wrote:PM me the subjects of some posts you see in headers but are missing from the search engine. .


PM sent
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