Papyrus Software
Message Boards Browser V2.0 (freeware)

Message Boards Browser (MBB) version 2.0 is designed for New York Times message boards and Microsoft public newsgroup, and is distributed for free. It has an interface similar to MS Outlook, though it works with both NNTP newsgroups and web based (HTTP) message boards. In addition it contains many tools which are very useful for users (organizing and searching specific data in large or scattered message boards .etc. ). Although this program is professionally developed, you can use it as freeware for unlimited time .
It is a fully working version cantaining features sufficient for many users, you can get a free licence for keeping it upon registration

Message Boards Browser version 3.0 is also available for $17

N. B. : Sample sites in version 2 (Nytimes, Microsoft, Annex Cafe) are chosen only for technical reasons.

ScreenShots are shown below (click on images to enlarge):
Download (self-extracting file size = 2.2 MB including 2 sample message board files)
(for Windows 95, 98, ME, 2000, NT4.0, XP)