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Problem of yahoo messenger

Since the past yaer and a half, ive been using yahoo messenger plug in 8. something, ang just last week ago, yahoo messenger9,0 appear for upgrading ive try to instal,and sucesfuly isntald, efter a day i try to use again my messenger plug in 9.0 and the problem is is difficult for me to open the yahoo messenger, i mean difficult to appeared, just like now how can i open my if it will not open my messenger,can you solve my problem about it, or you can show me how to do so,thank you ang hopefuly granted soon as posible my prolem requested,

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  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    where can i find program files in my computer? plz help thanks

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    the messenger 9 was working fine.but due to some problem i had to install it again . now it is not opening. the system says its updating the says configuration and nothing happens. can anyone help me out.

  • Anonymous Jan 21, 2009

    yes i have a same problem and i hate my yahoo Because i don't talk to my friends and every time i need to download new windows,,it's very bad and i hate yahoo 9

  • sf_syfar03 Jan 24, 2009

    i cannet add new contact, & i cannot IM with my friends as the running script dialog box appear averytime i try to contact them

  • gehan_amin20 Feb 03, 2009

    when i have sign in my messenger it will be unreadable and say the file is corrupted >it open but unreadable

  • teethar Feb 09, 2009

    when i open my yahoo messenger it is not working or it the messenger window does not open.and when i tried to uninstall it same thing also.the dialogue box just indicates that its is not responding.

  • sagarsehgal Feb 10, 2009

    yes am also having the same problem as after instalation it goes on updating.. i tried downloading also but it changes my windows colors...CAN ANYONE HELP ME??? PLEASE.......

  • laser829 Feb 18, 2009

    my address,, and, i have change from yahoo messenger version 9 to 8 and 8 to 9 but still unable to lodged into yahoo messenger,,why that i can open any webside in yahoo, but not yahoo messenger

  • Gemi Philippi Mar 01, 2009

    when i double click the shortcut of yahoo messenger in my desktop, it does not run, open, or responding. What's the problem? What shall I do?

  • Anonymous Mar 02, 2009

    yahoo messenger 9 is just not working well at all. has a loy of issue so far. I will downgrade to 8

  • aame70 Mar 05, 2009

    when i double click on icon of yahoo mesanger then yahoo window for login does not appear and whn i try to uninstall it or update it it stucks.i install new window as well but geting the same problem....

  • mesanju85 Mar 15, 2009

    when i chat with someone messages are not being displayed in the chat window. its is all clear even IMvironment are also not being shown here

  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2009

    i have the same problem with yahoo messenger 9 it is defcilt to open

  • blesy_ribo Mar 25, 2009

    hi my yahoo mail and yahoo messenger is locked i tried to unlocked for 2 weeks my account still locked...I changed my password after that my YM is locked dont know why...pls help me...this is my new account how can i unlocked my old account pls help me...

  • JoChElLe Mar 30, 2009

    My Yahoo Messenger opens, but if I let myself chat ewith anybody, there is a sign that is saying, corrupt file. so, I can't hardly chat with my friends / classmates . What will I do so that, my YM will be ok again . 

  • Anonymous Apr 03, 2009

    from desktop yahoo messenger not opening

  • Anonymous Apr 09, 2009

    Sall sunt Mari am shi eu o problema...cand vreau sa intru p mess imi apare 'your account has been loked,(81003003) id la care sa trim pareri ninnysweet

  • Anonymous Apr 30, 2009

    ya i have problem to script problem to

  • Anonymous May 01, 2009

    i can open my mail but can not open the messenger

  • GABBY_NZ May 09, 2009


  • nazzar_huss May 16, 2009

    my yahoo messenger is instaled without any intruption ut when i try to signin it says network problem i reinstalled three times and the problem remains the same can anyone help me by the i use wireless in my lap for internet



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Do yourself a favor and get rid of messenger 9, Yahoo still does not have it working correctly!! Do the following >>

You need to uninstall messenger Completely so you can get rid of the corrupted file that is causing your problem and get a clean install.

When you uninstall not all of the yahoo messenger files are deleted from your Program Files, so if the problem you are having is caused by a corrupted file then the problem will still be there when you install it again.

So what you need to do is uninstall messenger then go to your Program files and delete the yahoo folder. This will get rid of all remaining files especially the corrupted ones.

To uninstall you need to click on the Start button(the one on your task bar) then go to Control Panel then to Add/Remove Programs, find yahoo messenger in the list and click on it then on uninstall.<< this is for XP

To uninstall in Vista click on start then Control Panel then on Uninstall a Program in the new window find yahoo messenger click it to uninstall it.

To find and delete the Yahoo folder click on the START button in your task bar then on My Computer then C: drive then Program Files then right click on the Yahoo folder and Delete it. It's a good idea to reboot your PC now to make sure it's all gone out of your system.

Go here instead of trying to get it from the Yahoo messenger site >>

I do recommend you get the version as it is the most stable a bug free version of messenger !!

When you download it just save it to your desktop and then run the installer from there.

If you have XP just double click on it to start the install.

To install messenger on Vista you need to download messenger to your desktop. Then Right click on the installer and then click on "Run as Administrator" to get it to install correctly.

No, doing this will not make you lose your contacts and Yes if you do do this with out saving your archived files folder you will lose older messages.

If you'd like to save your archives, follow the instructions below to save them:

1. Click the "Start" menu and select "Run." If you do not see the Run command, then select Start > All Programs > Accessories > Run.
2. Type in "%ProgramFiles%\Yahoo!\Messenger\" and press Enter.
3. Right-click the "Profiles" folder and select "Copy."
4. Click the "Start" menu and select "Run" again.
5. Type in "%UserProfile%\Desktop\" and press Enter.
6. Click the "Edit" menu and select "Paste."

Once you've downloaded the new version of Yahoo! Messenger, you can paste the "Profiles" folder back to:

C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\

Hope my info solves your problem
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  • Fay Kirkopulos Oct 30, 2011

    Yahoo is spelling my last name wrong and it is causing one big problem! My last name should be spelled in the Contacts List as:
    Fay Kirkopulos
    not Kirkopulols - the extra L is uncalled for. Please take it out of the Contacts List.. It is a total nuisance!!!!!!!!!!!!


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I am still have problem to start using my messenger what can i do?

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I have a script problem in messenger.pls.solve direct from your side.

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Hi have a problem my yahoo messenger is locked tried to unlocked my account but stil locked...i changed my password aftre that my yahoo messenger and yahoo mail is locked...pls help me

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