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The premier binary downloader for NewsGuy and Easynews.


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August 9, 2007 - All articles incomplete on NewsGuy fix

Due to a small change in DRN all articles were marked incomplete in LeechGuy. This has now been fixed. You can download the update here.

LeechGuy will now always download the headers sorted by subject. The other sort orders were giving problems (missing files etc.). Also updated is the buffer size LeechGuy uses when downloading a file.

LeechGuy still has issues with large newsgroups where it times out. I will try to fix this soon as well.

April 1, 2006 - All articles incomplete on NewsGuy fix

Due to a small change in DRN all articles were marked incomplete in LeechGuy. This has now been fixed. You can download the update here.

April 1, 2006 - Message Retrieval Increments option in DRN

John pointed me to a feature in DRN that controls the number of messages that are downloaded per newsgroup. The default settings are between 100 and 150000. This is causing LeechGuy not to download all messages for groups with more messages than the default.

Make sure you set this setting to 'All' to get all the posts.

Thanks John!

October 15, 2005 - '0'-byte file size on NewsGuy

Over the last couple of months I have been receiving a number of support queries regarding a  '0'-byte file size problem when using NewsGuy. Also a number of people have mentioned that they only see the PAR2 files and not the RAR files.

The problem is caused by a setting in your DRN preferences.

This is not a bug in LeechGuy and as such cannot be fixed in LeechGuy. The problem is caused by a configuration setting that is very useful when browsing newsgroups using a webbrowser. However, this very same setting is causing problems when using LeechGuy.

Please make sure that there is no checkmark in the 'Collapse binaries'-checkbox. An alternative is to configure LeechGuy to retrieve the headers using the 'Subject' sort order.

June 25, 2005 - Small LeechGuy update

LeechGuy is now capable of exporting the queue to the clipboard more than once. Download it here.

May 14, 2005 - Fix for NewsGuy users

Small fix for the '0'-byte filesize issue that some experienced.

May 14, 2005 - Fix for NewsGuy's DRN update

Due to a change in NewsGuy's DRN web interface LeechGuy was no longer working. An update is now available that fixes the issue.

April 13, 2004 - Small fix for EasyNews

LeechGuy will now correctly process .chm files. The URL for .chm files includes some javascript code which is now stript from the URL.

April 18, 2004 - Fixed the small fix for EasyNews

Oops... forgot to remove a highly professional debug statement in the previous release resulting in a message box popping up for each .chm file. That has been fixed.

 


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