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Yahoo messenger 9.0

I have just upgraded to the above. now i can't get yahoo to open. it was working just prior to the upgrade. i have Vista

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  • tamlyn Sep 24, 2008

    Thanks for your help. I actaully found a solution. It's a right pain, but if you go properties, and click on compatibility........run the program as an Administrator.....it will open yahoo.....

  • jdharley84 Sep 25, 2008

    Downloaded 9.0 and now it wont work!

  • mehari_tekle Sep 25, 2008

    I got i problem to open yahoo messnger so what shall I do please

  • tabert Oct 02, 2008

    i upgrade to 9.0 installed it and it wont open, tried to run as adminstrator but still wont open, cant uninstalled cant do anything

  • biren69 Oct 03, 2008

    In my XP SP3, I loaded 9.0 that doesn't launch, even as Admin.

  • biren69 Oct 03, 2008

    In fact, to unstall it the first time, I went to c:\\...\prog files\yahoo\mess...

    Deleted the messenger folder then add/remove programs deleted the entry for yahoo messenger

  • nicks_eve Oct 27, 2008

    after i finished install the yahoo messenger 9.0,it doesnt work..i'd try for many times,but still the same.

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    Helping a friend via phone to download IM 9.0. I work in IT, and can't get her up and running. This has taken 4 days. Yahoo has definately dropped the ball this time.

  • anjuzom Feb 08, 2009

    the first 2 days or sth i could use it quite well..then it stopped working..i try to open it then it doesnt open and if i try to uninstall it or repair it the window gets stuck!!!

  • ahmed 2100 Feb 12, 2009

    i have the same problem but i couldn't find any compatibility mode for windows xp .....can u help me please...

  • Anonymous Mar 30, 2009

    every time i try to view a webcam in yahoo mess.9 it says "not connected" in the window box.i select view my web cam and it says connecting but always comes up not available

  • Anonymous May 14, 2009

    After the update it was fine then...NOTHING...everytime i try to open messenger it won't open



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Yahoo 9.0 is a beta version and i think its having issues with windows vista

just down grade to yahoo 8.1 that would be the best solution for now and you can wait until yahoo fixes all the issues with the new version.

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If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

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The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

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If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

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If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

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If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The bestsuggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is toupgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to thesystem software you are currently using. (Example if your operatingsystem is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
Afteryou upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger onyour computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart yourcomputer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note:if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. InstallInternet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

Thank You for using Fixya.

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The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
1. Internet Exporer 8 - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

Thank You for using Fixya.

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If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

Thank You for using Fixya.

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If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

Thank You for using Fixya.

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If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

Thank You for using Fixya.

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make sure you update all to the latest drivers via windows update

Make sure messenger is off, then go to regedit then open up HKEY CURRENT USER then open up SOFTWARE then open up MICROSOFT then open up WINDOWS then open up CURRENT VERSION then click on Internet Settings but dont open it just click on it then go half way down the list to find PROXY ENABLE,PROXY SERVER,PROXY OVERRIDE then click on PROXY ENABLE click modify binary and change from 0x00000000 (1) to 0x00000000 (0) then delete PROXY SERVER and PROXY OVERRIDE and there you go sign into messenger this has worked perfect for me hope it does for you.

or

It's either one of the two:

- Yahoo! servers are down for maintenance, the only fix would be to wait.

- Your connection preferences are wrong:
Messenger tab just above where you sign in and then click the Connection Preference option

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