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Yahoo mail goes mobile version on firefox3

When i go to my yahoo mail, it gets me to a mobile yahoo version even though i access yahoo on may pc, firefox 3..

pls reply soon how to fix this..
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Quick Fix for Firefox 3 Bug with Yahoo Mail

Erik Larkin

Aug 30, 2008 3:14 am

If you use Firefox 3 and Yahoo Mail (the nice new interface, not Classic), you might be dealing with a bug I've noticed where the message pane scrollbar doesn't display. It's not a game-breaker, as you can still use the page-down and page-up keys to navigate, but it's an annoyance.

It was a mystery bug for me, as only my primary workstation suffered from it. Two other systems had no issues. Disabling all addons on my afflicted system didn't change the situation. Neither did starting in Safe Mode, which surprised me.

I had been using a kludge-y workaround with the useful IE Tab addon to render Yahoo mail with the IE engine (but still within the Firefox window). That worked fine, but it means that any links I clicked in Yahoo mail also loaded with the IE engine. Not terrible, but not optimal (though IE tab is still a great addon for IE-specific sites).

So I did some more digging, and found a suggested workaround from others who have dealt with the same bug: try a different browser theme. And lucky me, I found a few that fix the issue.

The best-looking theme (per my tastes, of course) I found that brought the scrollbar back is Sky. Aeon and Aeon Colors also work and look good. If neither suits you, head to Mozilla's list of Themes to try others - but you'll probably have to try a bunch to find those that bring back the scrollbar. I did.

Aside from changing themes, I also found a few mentions that said the Stylish add-on fixes the problem. But it looks like you'd have to configure it to change the style for the Yahoo Mail page, and I wanted something that worked right off the bat without further mucking about. It's Friday, after all.

It might also work to uninstall and re-install the browser, but again, I wanted an easy fix. And adding a new theme is plenty easy (though it would be nice if you didn't have to restart Firefox to apply it).

If you happen to know the root cause of this bug, by all means show me up and post the real fix. I'm sure curious. In the meantime, I'll enjoy my workaround.

Posted on Nov 04, 2008

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I lost my emails since I upgraded from windoows xp to windows 7


Features available through Yahoo! Mail include unlimited storage, the ability to view photos and videos from your inbox and the ability to send 50 files or 100MB worth of attachments in a single email.

You can also access Yahoo!'s instant messaging software from your inbox and check email on your mobile phone and other Internet-enabled devices.

Before signing up for Yahoo! mail, check its compatibility with your version of Internet Explorer.Standard Yahoo! Mail


Yahoo! Mail's standard interface works with Internet Explorer 7 and higher. However, Internet Explorer 7 users may be unable to use the reply bar, slideshows or Yahoo! Messenger from their inbox.

To access these features, use at least Internet Explorer 9. All Internet Explorer users must have Windows 7, XP or Vista to use the standard form of Yahoo! mail. Mac operating systems using Internet Explorer are not supported by the current version of Yahoo! Mail.
Older Option


Users who want to use Yahoo! Mail Classic will find it compatible with Internet Explorer 6, as well as newer versions of the browser.

Yahoo! announced to customers in July 2011 that it would soon stop supporting Internet Explorer 6. Yahoo! Mail Classic works with Windows 2000, XP and Vista, as well as Windows 7.

Yahoo! Mail Classic lacks many of the upgrades found in the current version of the email program.

Upgrades
While Yahoo! Mail supports older versions of Internet Explorer, the company recommends that users upgrade to the most current version.

Yahoo! says using the newest browser software provides more speed and added protection against viruses and software.
Enabling ActiveX

If you plan to use the current version of Yahoo! Mail on a Windows machine, you'll want to enable your computer's ActiveX controls so you can access all the features of the email program.

To do this, go to the "Tools" menu or the gear symbol in Internet Explorer, then select "Internet Options" and "Security."

Click on "Internet," then "Custom Level."
Scroll down to "Run ActiveX Controls and Plugins" and "Script ActiveX Controls Marked Safe for Scripting." Enable each of these options and save your settings.

Reboot Internet Explorer.

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Temporary error: 14


That's a temporary error as far as I can tell. Temporary errors can be caused by browsers that are not supported by Yahoo! Mail. Please ensure that you are using one of the following browsers and operating systems:

Windows XP, Vista, and 7:
  • Internet Explorer 8.0 and newer
  • Firefox version 3.5 and newer
  • Safari version 4.0 and newer
  • Google Chrome version 5 and newer
Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5, and 10.6:
  • Firefox version 3.5 and newer
  • Safari version 4.0 and newer
  • Google Chrome version 5 and newer

you can try these troubleshooting steps:
  1. Refresh your browser and retry accessing your Yahoo! Mail account. If this does not work, please proceed to next step.
  2. Log out of your Yahoo! Mail.
  3. Clear your internet browser's cache and cookies.
  4. Close or disable all other programs and browsers running Yahoo! Mail (for example, if you have your Mail open on your mobile phone, log out there.)
  5. Close and restart your web browser.
  6. Log on to your Yahoo! Mail.

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try this & see if it will work for you

How to change back to Yahoo
Log in to your yahoo mail account
In your web browser go to the yahoo mail home page sign in to your account using your yahoo ID and password, then click the yellow sign in button. Once you've successfully logged in you'll see your email folders on the left and the what's new and inbox tabs in the middle.
Choose the mail classic option
On the upper right side of the page there are three links -- Mobile, Options, and Help. Click Options, and when the drop down menu appears, choose mail classic
Confirm that you want to switch back
A dialog box will pop up with two choices -- switch to yahoo mail classic and cancel. If you're sure you want to switch, click the first option; otherwise, choose cancel to keep the new yahoo mail.

Depending on your computer's speed and your internet connection, the switch may take several seconds. When it's completed, you'll be looking at the old familiar yahoo mail classic interface.

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First, try pressing ctrl+F5. Attempt to load it in another browser.


1.When you try to access an email message that has been moved or deleted. For example,
if you delete an email from your inbox and hit the back button on your browser, the email
will still show up in your inbox. Even though it looks like the email is there, it really isnt!
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