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I can't install yahoo messenger 9 version even older versions

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  • Anonymous Nov 21, 2008

    when I install it everything goes fine until updating files, it hang & the process is g***.tmp takes 100% of the processor's

  • Anonymous Nov 26, 2008

    you have to uninstall the firewall, then clean the registry, & install it again, & if you install the firewall again it will not work either
    so, any better ideals ?

  • yasirking Nov 30, 2008

    my messanger is installing

  • gilig Jan 01, 2009

    I try to install YM 9 in my vista, I have AVG antivirus installed, and online. It looks fine until it works on finalizing part. Then it stucks for endless time. So I restarted and try to uninstall it, but it says error message because it doesn't found any install.log. So I just delete it and have YM 8 installed in my vista. What should I do?

  • Anonymous Jan 25, 2009

    i can't instill also. what is the matter? anyone can help me

  • Anonymous Feb 08, 2009

    **** ym 9..

  • cliff_124 Feb 20, 2009

    the installation stops on 99% and the icon appears in my desktop but i cant run it and i have the same problem with WLM the latest version :(

  • Pootie Tang Feb 20, 2009

    yahoo instant messenger installer crashes regardless of the version of messenger trying to install/reinstall and regardless of method being used to install(guided web or stand-alone).
    (stand-alone install)
    immedietly after initializing stand-alone install yahoo mess installer displays this message "yahoo messenger installer has encountered a problem and needs to close. sorry for the inconvenience..."
    (guided web installation)
    bout a minute or so into the guided web installation the same message as above appears but the install process continues up to 99% waiting for the error message to be cleared upon closing the error message the installer graphic displays the "installation unsucessfull/failed" page.

    this started happening after i cancelled a recent messenger upgrade shortly after starting it.
    NEVER have encountered any sort of significant issues/errors in all my years of using yim.

    (my system)
    xp pro sp2 (all updates .net included)

  • Anonymous Mar 07, 2009

    i try to install a YM9 but it appears that "Yahoo Messenger is un able to download files needed for installition. Please check the firewall setting." what is the other way of installing YM9 in windows sp2?

  • Technojump Mar 24, 2009

    I downloaded a few softwares frm the net and restarted ma comp.. n after that i coudn't sign in2 yahoo messenger. Ths hasn't happened b4.. bt i installed msngr almost a week back.. and the installation process was quiote bad since it stopped exactly at 99% and said tht it cant install. However I fixed it temporarily but now it cant run, even after i installed it quite a few times ( different versions). My firewall settings are off, and now i cant even start the installation process. 

  • crazie_angel May 20, 2009

    i cant update my yahoo messenger to version 9. every time i try to install it the program is not responding.



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You can try install yahoo messenger by using offline can get it in this adress..

Posted on Apr 11, 2009

  • famymaro Apr 11, 2009

    if you have a problem to sign in yahoo messenger..try use another option by using help..but not all function you can quite difficult..but its ok..

  • famymaro Apr 13, 2009

    i have figure out the main reason why we cant sign in into yahoo messenger..change your setting in internet option..connection..LAN setting..



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SOURCE: I can't install yahoo messenger 9

We need to uninstoll it then reinstall it.

1.- clck START
2.- click SETTINGS
4.- select ADD IREMOVE
it may ask you if you sure say YES
when is all gone.
RESTART your computer and go to try to install it again be patient don't open any windows or games it will take few min but will be better.

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SOURCE: i'm using yahoo messenger version 9 the call doesnt work

make sure yahoo messenger is in you "allow" list for your firewall

From the Control Panel, click Security Center. >From the Security Center, click Windows Firewall. >in the Exceptions tab, click Add Program.> In the Add a Program dialog box find yahoo messenger and check the box next to it =]

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