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Cannot sign into my messenger account. Receive message: Failure to connect Foxfire can't establish a connection to the server at edit.yahoo.com

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Do you have a firewall? Because if so it sounds like it is disabling the connection from your computer to the Yahoo! Server.

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Not able to sign into messenger and receiving this message. Checking virtual IP servers... [VIP Raw] Resolving host name vcs1.msg.yahoo.com... [PASSED] [VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server...


Clickthe "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "ConnectionPreferences." 2.Enable the "No network detection" option and then click the"OK" button at the bottom of the window. 3.Yahoo! Messenger will ask you if you want to sign in again with your new proxysettings. Click the "OK" button. 4.Enter your Yahoo! ID and password and click the "Sign In" button. youmay have a registry problem download registry cleaner reginout to fix the issue

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Could not sign in yahoo messenger in some cases.


If your firewall is enable, please disable this to establish the signal from the internet.

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.

Apr 30, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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The message i type and accumulate doesn't appear in the box


There are generic problems on yahoo. Please be patient.

Jan 24, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Cant log in to yahoo messenger


Try creating a new account, or try the forgot password link.

Jan 21, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Yahoo messanger say internet connection not connected


I would like to help you with your issue. but we have to check the following first

http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/ try log into the Web Messenger

> Step 1: Test Your Internet Connection
> Step 2: Verify Your Yahoo! ID and Password
Open Internet explorer and www.mail.yahoo.com
Check by sign in to you account
> Step 3: Test Your Access to Secure Pages
Make sure that you can access secure pages from Internet Explorer
Try to sign in to Yahoo! by going to the Yahoo! sign in page and enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 4: Verify Credentials
Verify that the same Yahoo! ID and password you used before in the last step also works in the online version of Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger for the Web:
http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/
enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 5: Check Connection Settings
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect directly to the Internet, and then click OK.

Check by Changing the connection type to a connection via a proxy server:
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect via a proxy server, then under this option, select HTTP proxy, and then click OK.


Last is Uninstall all the Yahoo Tool Bars and Yahoo applications , Yahoo Messenger, and Yahoo Updates from Program list i.e Control panel - Add/Rem Programs ..
And reinstall the Yahoo Messenger again -

Hoping the above info will be useful for you

Jan 20, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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When someone sends me an offline message on yahoo mobile messenger the message is duplicated


I would like to help you with your issue. but we have to check the following first

http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/ try log into the Web Messenger

> Step 1: Test Your Internet Connection
> Step 2: Verify Your Yahoo! ID and Password
Open Internet explorer and www.mail.yahoo.com
Check by sign in to you account
> Step 3: Test Your Access to Secure Pages
Make sure that you can access secure pages from Internet Explorer
Try to sign in to Yahoo! by going to the Yahoo! sign in page and enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 4: Verify Credentials
Verify that the same Yahoo! ID and password you used before in the last step also works in the online version of Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger for the Web:
http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/
enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 5: Check Connection Settings
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect directly to the Internet, and then click OK.

Check by Changing the connection type to a connection via a proxy server:
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect via a proxy server, then under this option, select HTTP proxy, and then click OK.


Last is Uninstall all the Yahoo Tool Bars and Yahoo applications , Yahoo Messenger, and Yahoo Updates from Program list i.e Control panel - Add/Rem Programs ..
And reinstall the Yahoo Messenger again -

Hoping the above info will be useful for you

Jan 20, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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When i write my id and pass on yahoo msnger then click it sign in it will be lost what can i do


I would like to help you with your issue. but we have to check the following first

http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/ try log into the Web Messenger

> Step 1: Test Your Internet Connection
> Step 2: Verify Your Yahoo! ID and Password
Open Internet explorer and www.mail.yahoo.com
Check by sign in to you account
> Step 3: Test Your Access to Secure Pages
Make sure that you can access secure pages from Internet Explorer
Try to sign in to Yahoo! by going to the Yahoo! sign in page and enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 4: Verify Credentials
Verify that the same Yahoo! ID and password you used before in the last step also works in the online version of Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger for the Web:
http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/
enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 5: Check Connection Settings
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect directly to the Internet, and then click OK.

Check by Changing the connection type to a connection via a proxy server:
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect via a proxy server, then under this option, select HTTP proxy, and then click OK.

Hoping this article will be helpful for you

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Why won't IM let me sign in? It keeps going to sleep


I would like to help you with your issue. but we have to check the following first

http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/ try log into the Web Messenger

> Step 1: Test Your Internet Connection
> Step 2: Verify Your Yahoo! ID and Password
Open Internet explorer and www.mail.yahoo.com
Check by sign in to you account
> Step 3: Test Your Access to Secure Pages
Make sure that you can access secure pages from Internet Explorer
Try to sign in to Yahoo! by going to the Yahoo! sign in page and enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 4: Verify Credentials
Verify that the same Yahoo! ID and password you used before in the last step also works in the online version of Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger for the Web:
http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/
enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 5: Check Connection Settings
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect directly to the Internet, and then click OK.

Check by Changing the connection type to a connection via a proxy server:
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect via a proxy server, then under this option, select HTTP proxy, and then click OK.


Last is Uninstall all the Yahoo Tool Bars and Yahoo applications , Yahoo Messenger, and Yahoo Updates from Program list i.e Control panel - Add/Rem Programs ..
And reinstall the Yahoo Messenger again -

Hoping the above info will be useful for you

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Been locked (81003003)


If you've received an account locked error message when trying to sign into Yahoo! Messenger you should find this a simple issue to fix.
Please sign in on the Yahoo! Sign In page.
Once you've signed in to your account, try Yahoo! Messenger again. If you continue to receive the error message or have some other issue, please contact Yahoo! Messenger Customer Care, using the link below:

http://us.lrd.yahoo.com/_ylt=Avux44hFQnrIC2Ug5svxHZKHDCl4/SIG=1105qtnvf/**http%3A//messenger.yahoo.com/

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I can't open ym its locked when i sign in


If you've received an account locked error message when trying to sign into Yahoo! Messenger you should find this a simple issue to fix.
Please sign in on the Yahoo! Sign In page.
Once you've signed in to your account, try Yahoo! Messenger again. If you continue to receive the error message or have some other issue, please contact Yahoo! Messenger Customer Care, using the link below:

http://us.lrd.yahoo.com/_ylt=Avux44hFQnrIC2Ug5svxHZKHDCl4/SIG=1105qtnvf/**http%3A//messenger.yahoo.com/

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