Question about Yahoo Messenger
When trying to change my display picrure it stays the same wont let me change it
Go to folder
C:\Program Files\Yahoo!\Messenger\Profiles\[your Yahoo ID]\My Icons
It's a list of display images saved by YM. Remember the filename of your desired image.
Open your registry (click Start, Run.., type REGEDIT).
Trace the path
HKEY_CURRENT_USER/Software/Yahoo/pager/profiles/[your Yahoo ID]/FriendIcons
The value of Path should reflect the filename of the current display image in your YM. Change it to reflect the filename of your desired image.
Close the registry.
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Posted on May 19, 2009
Yahoo break down at its finnest there working on it be patient
Posted on Dec 06, 2008
Hi! i have the same problem but i already resolved my issue!..
i also cant change my display image in yahoo messenger!..
i tried so many things to solved this issue but doesnt work!..
so i decided to do this steps:
- first delete all your uploaded pictures in YM except the default images from Yahoo
- then you need to log-out Yahoo Messenger
- on the right lower part of the window, right-click yahoo logo then choose Exit
- open My Coputer
- go to C:Program FilesYahoo!MessengerProfiles
- then look for your Yahoo ID folder
- delete that folder permanently by using Shift + Delete
- then restart your computer
- now open YM then log-in your account
- try to change your display image
- browse the picture you want to display
- then poooffff!!! hehehe...
hope it would help you guyz!..ciao!
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Posted on Aug 10, 2009
If you only want to change your dispaly image then you can do this with the older versions.i mean the version below than 9 will work.you just install any older version specially 7.5 and then change your image. i am sure it will work . it will work only for those whose display images are not going to change but not for those that experiencing black screen on the image.i repeat if your display image is still i mean only one image is set on it permanently then you do the thing i wrote.install the older version of yahoo and then try to change the display image.i will work.
Posted on May 12, 2009
The problem is being caused by bad ISP configuration. try to change the Yahoo Messenger ports.
Posted on Apr 04, 2009
I cannot change mine when i use version 8 and 9 but when i use my version 6 i was able to change the display pic easily.
Posted on May 06, 2009
I had this problem too. just delete all the pictures from your icons except you want the one to change to. then hit ok. it worked for me.hope it works for you too :)
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
An easy way to fix this problem would be to:
1) close yahoo messenger
2) using windows explorer go into the following folders: Program Files/Yahoo/Messenger
3) Now delete the folder *cache*
4) Restart Yahoo messenger, and you'll be able to change your Display picture.
Easy peasy Lemon Squeezy!
Posted on Nov 05, 2009
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