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Getting XML files when I used to get NZB files…..
February 25, 2019
4:25 am
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Metaphor96
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So when trying to download a torrent file that was an NZB, I get an XML file instead. This never happened before a few weeks ago. Has something changed or worse, am I really just this stupid. I go to this site for EVERYTHING, curtesy of DrewTalks, but I don't find the XML files to be of any use to me when I use NZB's anytime possible. Can anybody assist this fool? much appreciation and many thanks in advance!

February 25, 2019
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Nothings changed ?

right click, open with <usenet client>
see if that makes a difference?

February 25, 2019
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Or try dragging and dropping the file into your usenet client

July 6, 2019
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I'm having this problem too.  I'm new to Usenet, so it could be user error!

I've set up alt binz and my usenet provider as per the instructions, but whenever I click on a NZB link on any of the downloads pages, it doesn't open up an NZB file, I just get an .xml file that opens in an IE window..  I cannot right click and 'open with', and I cannot drag the link into alt binz or my usenet client.

I'm trying to download Harrison Hacks PS2 packs, and I'm guessing that using torrents will be a nightmare.   Can anyone give me any pointers.

Cheers.

 

 

July 6, 2019
1:36 am
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Just to add to this, I've attached some images.

You can see when I hover over the NZB link, the pop up shows that it is a .NZB file.  When I click on the link however, you can see it ask if I want to save or open a .xml file.  Whichever way I do it, I end up opening a .xml file in an Internet Explorer window.

I read the NZB help file and watched the video.  I've set up alt binz as per the instructions, and I've got my newsnet client up and running.  I just cant seem to open any .NZB files.

Any ideas?

Many thanks in advance.

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