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Cannot see incoming or outgoing messages

I installed Yahoo Messenger 9.0 and whenever I type a message and hit send, I cannot see the message in the message window. I also am not receiving the messages that are sent to me. It is coming through but the words themselves are not appearing in the window. Please help!

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When you send or receive an instant message and no message appears, you probably have scripting disabled in your Internet Explorer.

To enable scripting:

1. Click the "Tools" menu on your Internet Explorer toolbar and select "Internet Options."
2. Click the "Security" tab.
3. Click the Internet (globe) icon and click the "Custom Level" button.
4. Scroll down to "Scripting."
5. Enable the following:
* Active scripting
* Allow paste operations via script
* Scripting of Java applets are all enabled
6. Click the "OK" button at the bottom of the window.

Note: Restart Yahoo! Messenger and you should start seeing text in your IM windows again.
Where's the Contact Customer Care button? With so many improvements to Messenger since the version you're using (lots more features and reliability), we figured you're ready to move up. So get your upgrade and with the new version, rest assured if you have questions, you’ll find that friendly button on its help pages.

siyrce:
http://help.yahoo.com/l/us/yahoo/messenger/messenger75/messenger/messenger-26.html

to see that url, you need to be logged in your yahoo mail

Posted on Jan 08, 2009

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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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