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Deleting old yahoo @beat yahoo..I want to keep classic yahoo

How can I do this and not lose any contacts or imfo? ty,,,Trish,,,troppo6@yahoo.com

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  • Bryanbell Sep 16, 2008

    I have 3 yahoo IM,,,beta and old yahoo I want to delete,,I want to keep classic yahoo IM,,,how do I delete beat and old yahoo>?

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Well trish I have deleted and replaced messenger more times than i can like to admit as computer kept crashing everytime i switch back or forth my contacts were always there whan i finished downloading either program

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    Aaron Harley Sep 16, 2008

    thats a good question because as far as i know when you download the newer version it overwrites the old version maybe contact tech help right at yahoo and see if there is a way to do it that would be your best avenue for advise go right to the source

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