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Yahoo doesn't recognize my username

I've had a yahoo mail acct for 8 years, never a problem, until tonight that is, when yahoo mail doesn't respond to my login info, tried a different computer on a diff connection same problem. No error message just "
Invalid ID or password.
Please try again using your full Yahoo! ID." in red. I can't retrieve or reset info since my 'alternate email address' has not even existed for 3 years or more. Did I just get hacked or what???

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  • pliman2 Oct 29, 2008

    I have the same problem..I have been typing in the correct user ID and password but it keeps telling me that one of them is invalid....what is the problem????...It's not a case of foregetting my ID or password..í just couldn't be logged in..has my ID and password been hacked or what..pls help...

  • Anonymous Oct 29, 2008

    Same trouble here

  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    have same problem, I just hope it fixes itself and not something I've done.

  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    Absolutely same problem and question.

  • Anonymous Oct 30, 2008

    Same prob here, been about 14 hours since yesterday Oct 29, 2008. None of the suggestions offered works.

  • iamfawn Nov 17, 2008

    Same problem

  • Anonymous Mar 13, 2014

    Reset password

  • Anonymous Mar 19, 2014

    Hotmail was hacked and password locked from hotmail. Try to recover but received messages that info is not sufficient. Need to gt e mail back.



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Hi have yahoo e-mail for 9 years and know can not login to my account

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On the sign in page click on "I cannot access my account"
When that page loads click on "My account may have been compromised "
Take it from there

Posted on Feb 06, 2015


I think something to do with Yahoo servers. I had this problems many times in Australia and the problems usually went away the next morning . However this time it came back after a short time. I am thinking of switching emails . Maybe Gmail is best.

Posted on Oct 30, 2008

  • derrickshewi Jul 17, 2011

    On top of chaning the e-mail from classic to the new version this non-recognition of my pasword is not only irritating but infuriating! The problem with changing to Gmail is that I whould lose all of my personal e-mail inforamtion - yes? Who knows tha answers to these question? Yahoo doesn't seen to since it is impossible to contact them or get any advice except from an irritating form answer which doesn't seem to understand my question or complaint. Typical of computer IT heads!


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I have also had problems with my Yahoo mail. Today I got onto my daughters computer and pulled up my mail account and was able to access it. Now on my daughters computer there was a message on her yahoo tool bar that she needed to upgrade her tool bar. I did that before I did any thing else. When I could access my yahoo account on her computer I decided to reinstall the toolbar
on my computer. It worked!!! I have been unable to access my mail for 3 days, so may I suggest you try upgrading your toolbar and see what happens.

Posted on Oct 29, 2008

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