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What is RssReader?
RSS feeds


Is RssReader really free?
Yes, RssReader is free to download and free to use.

Is there spyware or adware hidden in RssReader?
No, RssReader is 100% spyware and adware free!

What operating systems are supported by RssReader?
Windows 98
Windows Me
Windows XP
Windows NT
Windows 2000
Windows 2003
Windows Vista
Windows 2008
Windows 7

What are the system requirements to run RssReader?
min. 200 Mhz Pentium MMX processor or higher.
min. 64Mb RAM.
min. 10 MB free disk space on your hard drive.
Dial-up or DSL/ADSL/LAN Internet connection.

Where do I find .NET Framework?

Download Microsoft .NET Framework Version 1.1 for XP/Vista/Windows 7

Windows update or otherwise visit Microsoft.

How do I unzip zip file?
Use for example WinZip to unzip zip files.

How do I add Rss feed channels?
Look for this XML or RSS RSS feed pictograms in news pages of websites, for example Yahoo! news
Place the mouse arrow on one of the above pictograms (in the website you found) and click the right mouse button, then choose "Copy Shortcut".
Start RssReader and go to add(+) channel/feed and then paste (click right mouse button) the url and press ok. Add as many feeds to this free RSS reader as you want and us it as free news aggregator.

How to export channels to on other PC?
There is no option for that, but it's possible to copy all channels and headlines to another PC by copying the storage.xml file located in the /Program Files/RssReader/ directory and paste it in the same directory of the other PC. This can only be done when using the same RssReader version at both PC's. By pasting the storage.xml you overwrite the channels and headlines of that PC.

I use a firewall what ports RssReader use?
Standard RssReader use port 80 so that one must be opened, if a proxy port is used also that one need to be added to the firewall.
Maybe also Internet Explorer or other used webbrowsers must be added when opening webpages in/from RssReader.

How do I uninstall RssReader?
To uninstall RssReader go to; Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, select RssReader, Remove.

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