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Yahoo e-mail asks for password EVERYTIME I click anything!

Above summary says it all. And, yeah, forget about trying to set it for 2 weeks.

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  • chuck_7s Feb 07, 2009

    Emptied cache and deleted every cookie with yahoo. Yahoo e-mail works now.

  • Anonymous May 18, 2009

    I cannot get into my email on one of my accounts on my laptop. It keeps going back to the screen that asks me to verify password. I give it the password and it goes right back to that screen, over and over. None of the other yahoo email accounts have this problem. I have deleted all cookies a jillion times over the last four months. I have run registry cleaners. I can't remember how to stop my ad block program or even which one it is, or even if it would work to make it stop.

    Is there a spot on my computer that keeps info about that particular account? Something that says if it isn't the computer i use at work then I can't access that account's email?


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    Why am I required to sign in everytime i use yahoo mail For many years I do not sign in for may days or couple of weeks whe i use my email. Recently or starting yesterday in CA I have to perform the sign...


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