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How do I search the Usenet archives only in Google Groups? [duplicate]

When I use the search function in Google Groups, the results contain not only Usenet posts, but also Google Groups posts. Is there a way to exclude Google Groups posts from the search results? I only ...
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How to search Google Groups for keywords

I went to https://groups.google.com and searched for boot ring seat, looking for a specific Usenet message that I know has those three words in it. No results. All right, I thought, maybe I'm ...
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Is it possible to see the tree structure in the Google Groups usenet archive (since Google currently appears to have broken it)

Is it possible to see the tree structure in the Google Groups usenet archive (since Google currently appears to have broken it - removed it completely) I can't find any images to show how Google ...
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How do I navigate between Usenet groups in Google groups?

How do we use Google Groups to browse Usenet groups? Specifically, if I am looking at comp.os.linux.networking, how do I go up on level to comp.os.linux? In the old days before Google changed the ...
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How to view posts from oldest to newest in Google Groups

I'm trying to find the first archived message in a Google Group (brought over from Usenet, alt.games.sf2). The default view for Google Groups is most recent first, which makes sense. However, I can'...
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Can I restrict a Google Groups search to just Usenet?

When doing date-range searches on Google Groups I find many wrong answers from non-Usenet sources. Is there a way to only search Usenet on Google Groups?
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