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Uninstall yahoo messenger

Is there a way to uninstall the messenger if its not on the program list?
I can't even locate the file...

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Use this useful software http://www.revouninstaller.com/ you can uninstall very easily and completely using this..hope it helps!

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Not all the programs will be listed on your program list. To uninstall yahoo messenger:

Start > Control Panel

Switch to classic view in control panel

Select "Add remove programs" for XP or "Programs and Features" for Vista

Wait for the list to be populated, then scroll down and locate Yahoo Messenger, select it and click "Uninstall"

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YahooMessenger.exe-Aplication Error The application failed to initialize properly [0xc0150002].Click on OK to terminate the application


Try to remove yahoo messenger and re-install it again.
If you can't uninstall it try this:
1) Log out of Yahoo Messenger and close yahoo messenger completely [ it should not be running under task manager as a process ]. 2) Open Start Menu >> Control Panel. 3) Double-click on Add or Remove Programs. 4) Locate Yahoo Messenger in Add or Remove Programs. 5) Click Change/Remove button. 6) Restart your computer, if it doesn't restart it automatically. 7) Open Yahoo folder in Program Files (C:\Program Files\Yahoo) and delete it. 8) Open registry through Start Menu >> Run and type regedit now navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\ Software\ registry entry, delete Yahoo, and exit the Registry.
If the above method does not work for you, try the following methods to solve the problem.
1. Open Program Files >> Yahoo Messenger and find the file UNWISE.exe file. Double click this to run it. This will un install yahoo messenger.

Jun 27, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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My computer broke down and after fixing.i tried downloading my yahoo messenger again but got a reply that its already installed. But am having difficulty accessing the page.What do i do?


how did you fix your computer? did you reinstall your windows? try to uninstall yahoo messenger in add and remove in control panel. if you can't uninstall it you have to delete the yahoo folder in program files. it is located here "C:\Program Files\Yahoo!". if it doesn't fix the problem try to install "uninstaller program" like "revo uninstaller", "uninstaller pro", "perfect uninstaller", etc.

Apr 09, 2011 | Instant Messaging

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Hello ! My name is Cristi and i have a problem with my yahoo ID and e-mail account. From almoust 3 months...


First, try signing in with your Yahoo! ID here: https://imo.im/

You should be able to log in there. To fix error 81003002, you will need to do a complete removal and reinstallation of Yahoo! Messenger. I will give you 2 of the best ways to go about this:

The first way is to use Revo Uninstaller. (Recommended, requires a program installation)
( found here: http://www.revouninstaller.com/start_freeware_download.html )
You can use Revo to uninstall Yahoo! Messenger, making sure that you do at least a moderate level scan of your system using Revo. Delete everything that Revo asks you to. This will make sure that all files and keys related to Yahoo! Messenger are also erased from the system.

The second way to uninstall is to do it manually. (NOT Recommended, no installations)
Open your start menu, then click Control Panel. Navigate to "Add/Remove Programs". Find Yahoo! Messenger in the list, then uninstall it. Reboot if prompted. After it successfully uninstalls (reboot if prompted), go to "C:Program FilesYahoo", or if it is not there, "C:Program Files(x86)Yahoo". If you see a folder called "Messenger", delete it.

Reboot your computer, then reinstall the latest version of Yahoo! Messenger. You should be able to login now. If you are unable to log in, and you uninstalled Yahoo! Messenger using the second method, then you will have to use the first method.

Mar 30, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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Everytime i try to access yahoo messenger, an error message "Cannot load resource DLL" appears. How can I get into YM without seeing this message again?


Go you're Control Panel (from start menu). When the dialogue box opens, select:
"uninstall a program" under "Programs" Bottom left of screen (Control Panel Home).
Find Yahoo Messenger in the list (after it's finished loading).
Uninstall the program, then go to the following website and download Yahoo messenger again.
http://messenger.yahoo.com/
You're friends list will automatically be there once you log in to messenger. If (upon uninstalling messnger you are asked, "do you want to remove all files associated with this program?" select yes,or it will not install correctly the second time.)
Let me know if you need further assistance,
carsandcomps,
Guru, Premium Expert @ Fixya.com

Jan 18, 2011 | Instant Messaging

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Lost my contact list


At the top of your friends list window click on Contacts and make sure the "show offline contacts" is checked, this will make your friends show on your list whether they are online or offline.After checking this and none of them still show up on your list then you have an internal problem with messenger and 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 XPTo 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 tI do recommend you get the 8.1.0.421 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.you will not lose your contacts by uninstalling messenger as they are saved on the yahoo servers.o reboot your PC now to make sure it's all gone out of your system.

Jul 07, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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I cant open my yahoo messenger


hi friend,

It could be several problems. Yahoo is having a lot of problems and it is affecting a lot of people in different ways. My problem was Vista and IM9 did not work well together. I switched to IM8 and I am not having any problems now. You might want to go to their messenger website to see if you can figure out your problem.
IM help website
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messeng…
If you need to download older version go here
http://www.oldverision.com/program.php?n…
You need to Uninstall it completely so you can get a clean install.

Now 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.

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 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 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.

Now you can go here > http://messenger.yahoo.com/ and get the 8.1 yahoo messenger.
I suggest staying away from the 9.0 beta as the 8.1 version is more stable and does not have the bugs the beta version has!!!
Hope this helps!!! thanks for using fixya regads, sivaranjini

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Please help instant messenger


Easiest way to resolve a problem with messenger is to uninstall it then reinstall the program.

To uninstall go to Start - Control Panel - Programs. Find Yahoo messenger in the list and uninstall it.

For the latest version of Yahoo messenger go to this link http://messenger.yahoo.com/download

Download and reinstall the program following the onscreen instructions.

Jun 19, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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Im unable to open yahoo messenger. i wanted to uninstall and then reinstall but it wouldn't uninstall. i get a message 'not responding'.


You need to remove version 9,or present version, 1st to get another version to work. To remove Messenger version Use Unwise located middle of page of Messenger Folder.Make sure Automatic is checked! then continue to uninstall..Or use control panel ,Vista-program features or XP-add/remove this is the 2nd best way. If you just delete the Yahoo file to remove messenger,you will also lose the shared file that contains things needed on other Yahoo sites. Your contacts are stored online But if you want to save your old messages archives,they are saved on your PC in the messenger file you are about to delete.Go here and copy them to a new folder
Start>my computer>c:drive>program files>yahoo>messenger>profiles>(your ID)>archive>messages

Dec 11, 2008 | Yahoo Messenger

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I need to get my contacts back


Your contacts list is stored online, you can change versions and contacts transfer.Not sure what you mean by disconnected ( from what? yahoo,messenger,) Do this,
Use info below to delete present version completely then if you want to try 9 again and are using Vista go here for help.
http://www.ymessengerblog.com/blog/2008/10/27/installing-90-on-windows-vista/

Messenger 9 for Vista users and XP users with 9, Mess 9 has many unsolved problems and missing features that messenger 8.1 or 8.0 has. Plus now the updated Windows Firewall will not let Messenger download correctly.And is causing 9 users to have problems now.. The only option that might help is going to the control panel and turning off the firewall to download and install then turning it back on.Then click on windows fire wall, Exceptions tab. make sure messenger is checked,if not listed then add it to the list.then click save.
.If the fire wall still causes problems,then revert back to 8.1 or 8.0 these and all versions of messenger can be found here; http://www.freecreed.com/ymsgr-archive.html
You need to remove version 9,or present version, 1st to get another version to work. To remove Messenger version Use Unwise located middle of page of Messenger Folder.Make sure Automatic is checked! then continue to uninstall..Or use control panel ,Vista-program features or XP-add/remove this is the 2nd best way. If you just delete the Yahoo file to remove messenger,you will also lose the shared file that contains things needed on other Yahoo sites. Your contacts are stored online But if you want to save your old messages archives,they are saved on your PC in the messenger file you are about to delete.Go here and copy them to a new folder
Start>my computer>c:drive>program files>yahoo>messenger>profiles>(your ID)>archive>messages

Dec 10, 2008 | Yahoo Messenger

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Problem of yahoo messenger


Hi,

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 >> http://www.freecreed.com/ymsgr-archive.h...

I do recommend you get the 8.1.0.421 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
Thanx for using fixya.

Oct 03, 2008 | Yahoo Messenger

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