> server at "news.cis.dfn.de" to "news.individual.net".
there's any hurry to change the server name?
This looks clunky, but works for me -Quote:> It seems that the Xnews HDR and MBX files for each newsgroup will
> also need changing (from beginning with "news.cis.dfn.de" to
> "news.individual.net") in order to keep the stored group data.
> Is there a utility for use in WinXP which can make the change to all
> these affected files all in one go? Can it be done with a DOS
for /F "delims=] tokens=1,2" %I in ('dir /b *dfn*') do (rename "%I]%J" "[news.individual.net]%J")
(do back up first...)