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What is RssReader?
RSS feeds


First time installation instructions:

Step 1:
If you have never run RssReader before, not running Windows 2003 or the latest Windows XP version and never installed the free Microsoft .NET framework (What is Microsoft .NET framework?) you first need to download and install it.

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

The easiest way (not any more) is to run Windows update or otherwise visit Microsoft How to Get the .NET Framework 1.1.

Step 2:
Download RssReader as:

Download RssReader as or as Download RssReader as exerssreader.exe

Step 3
Install RssReader (if you have installed RssReader before see Step 1 of the upgrade instructions).
If you downloaded the .zip version then unzip the file (using for example WinZip) and run setup.exe
If you downloaded the .exe version run that one.

Step 4:
Look for this XML or RSS RSS feed pictograms in news pages of websites, for example Yahoo! news or BBC 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 use it as free news aggregator.

Free Dutch News feed:

Upgrade instructions:

Step 1:
Close RssReader first (no RssReader system tray icon also)

Step 2:
Uninstall RssReader (Start, Settings, Control Panel, Add/Remove Programs, select RssReader, Remove)

See Step 2 of first time installation instructions

RssReader is FREEWARE, which means that you can freely copy the original installation package without any modifications and give it away to all of your friends. We don't take any responsibility for any damage to your computer caused by installing or inappropriate use of this program.

Please mail bugs (known bugs) and any suggestions or questions to:

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