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Signing in to yahoo messenger

I can sign in to internet explorer and messenger on the web but whenever i try to sign in to yahoo messenger it doesn't allow me to sign in. i have tried everything i can think of to try and correct the problem.

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Hi thank you for choosing Fixya.com...

you are encounetring some technical problem of your messenger need to reinstall. please go to control panel, choose add remove program, look for the yahoo messenger icon.. remove and re install you can dowload it for free to his own website..

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My problem is i cant sign in to yahoo messenger even though i have an internet connection. i don't know whats the problem, please help me..i try it many times to sign in. i try to troubleshoot but...


For the beggining try to sign in from the webinterface: Yahoo Mail. If it works, then changing connection options for your messenger. It could have changed. If it doesn't work try to reinstall Yahoo Messenger. Good luck.

Jun 16, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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Sir my yahoo messeng cant sign in plz slove this problem


You just can't sign in easily and or it will take you some time before a successfully log in to yahoo messenger if the version of Internet Explorer that comes with your windows operating system did not meet that recommended compatibility with the version of your yahoo messenger.

The best suggestion to solve this problem... is to upgrade the version of your Internet Explorer to version 8 (it's the latest). It doesn't matter if your using other web browser like Mozilla, just upgrade Internet Explorer.

Then unistall your yahoo messenger and install its latest version too, Yahoo Messenger 10.

To get to download these needed software, just visit this helpful tip in solving Can't Sign Problem With Yahoo Messenger

Jul 24, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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I cannot sign in


If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

Jul 22, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Internet connection is okay. but yahoo messenger


If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Jul 03, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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I cannot sign in to my yahoo messenger.. i type in correct ID and passward.. so why i cannot get signed in???


If you wanted to sign in with your Yahoo Messenger in just a second you will need to improve its connection.

The easiest way for you to establish a good connection is to upgrade your Windows Internet Explorer. In case you didn't know Yahoo Messenger rely its connection from Internet Explorer.

The best suggestion to improve the connection of your Yahoo Messenger is to upgrade the Internet Explorer of your computer. Compatible to the system software you are currently using. (Example if your operating system is windows vista, Install Internet Explorer 8 for Windows Vista)
After you upgrade your Internet Explorer, uninstall the yahoo messenger on your computer and then reinstall again. After doing this, restart your computer and try to log in. You will surely see the difference.

These are the link files that you will need to upgrade.
Click it to save.
1. Internet Explorer8 (winXP, winXP-64, winVista, winVista-64) - select your operating system and download IE8
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 - download and install this after you remove previous version of yahoo messenger on your computer

(Note: if you are using different web browser, It doesn't matter. Install Internet Explorer 8 and just don't default it as your web browser)

There is also a helpful tip on how to solve Yahoo Messenger Trouble Connecting issues.
Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/r5025589-easiest_way_solve_yahoo_messenger

Try this one. you will surely like the outcome.

Please comeback and give me some ratings if your connection is establish.

Thank You for using Fixya.

Jun 14, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Just set up an account last week and now I cant sign on


What you are experiencing is trouble connecting issues with Yahoo Messenger. It is easy to set up an account with yahoo messenger and it will let you sign in for a few days but if the Windows Internet Explorer installed in your computer is outdated then after a few days it will be impossible for you to sign in at Yahoo messenger.

The connection of Yahoo Messenger rely on the Internet Explorer of Windows. The best solution for your problem is to upgrade Internet Explorer with a newer version. The best to suggest is Internet Explorer version 8. It doesn't matter if you are using a different web browser. Just install Internet Explorer 8 and do not default it as your browser if you are using other web browser as your default.

After installing IE 8, the next thing to do is uninstall and reinstall your Yahoo Messenger. It will be better if you install YM version 10. After you have completely install it, restart your computer and sign-in in just a second. It will surely works.

Refer to the solutions I gave to another asker who have the same problem like yours, and my solution worked for him. Visit this link http://www.fixya.com/support/t5031693-yahoo_messenger_not_working

Let me know when you can now sign-in in a just seconds. Come back and give me some ratings.

Please visit also this helpful tips on how to solve trouble connecting issues of Yahoo Messenger for non computer experts and rate this also.

Thank You for using Fixya!

Jun 07, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Cant log in to yahoo messenger


Try creating a new account, or try the forgot password link.

Jan 21, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Yahoo messanger say internet connection not connected


I would like to help you with your issue. but we have to check the following first

http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/ try log into the Web Messenger

> Step 1: Test Your Internet Connection
> Step 2: Verify Your Yahoo! ID and Password
Open Internet explorer and www.mail.yahoo.com
Check by sign in to you account
> Step 3: Test Your Access to Secure Pages
Make sure that you can access secure pages from Internet Explorer
Try to sign in to Yahoo! by going to the Yahoo! sign in page and enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 4: Verify Credentials
Verify that the same Yahoo! ID and password you used before in the last step also works in the online version of Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger for the Web:
http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/
enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 5: Check Connection Settings
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect directly to the Internet, and then click OK.

Check by Changing the connection type to a connection via a proxy server:
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect via a proxy server, then under this option, select HTTP proxy, and then click OK.


Last is Uninstall all the Yahoo Tool Bars and Yahoo applications , Yahoo Messenger, and Yahoo Updates from Program list i.e Control panel - Add/Rem Programs ..
And reinstall the Yahoo Messenger again -

Hoping the above info will be useful for you

Jan 20, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Why won't IM let me sign in? It keeps going to sleep


I would like to help you with your issue. but we have to check the following first

http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/ try log into the Web Messenger

> Step 1: Test Your Internet Connection
> Step 2: Verify Your Yahoo! ID and Password
Open Internet explorer and www.mail.yahoo.com
Check by sign in to you account
> Step 3: Test Your Access to Secure Pages
Make sure that you can access secure pages from Internet Explorer
Try to sign in to Yahoo! by going to the Yahoo! sign in page and enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 4: Verify Credentials
Verify that the same Yahoo! ID and password you used before in the last step also works in the online version of Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger for the Web:
http://webmessenger.yahoo.com/
enter the same Yahoo! ID and password you were using before.
> Step 5: Check Connection Settings
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect directly to the Internet, and then click OK.

Check by Changing the connection type to a connection via a proxy server:
Click the Messenger menu and select Connection Preferences.
Click Connect via a proxy server, then under this option, select HTTP proxy, and then click OK.


Last is Uninstall all the Yahoo Tool Bars and Yahoo applications , Yahoo Messenger, and Yahoo Updates from Program list i.e Control panel - Add/Rem Programs ..
And reinstall the Yahoo Messenger again -

Hoping the above info will be useful for you

Jan 18, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Errror 81003005 wont let me sign in to yahoomessneger


ok, in my case i remembered I tried using a proxy on internet explorer and forgot to put it off, so the proxy connection was still on even though the proxy was dead.

It now a proven fact to me that internet explore settings are linked to yahoo mess!
so make sure your internet explorer is working ok without proxy:

1. Open your Internet Explorer
2. Go to Tools > Internet Options then click the Connections tab
3.Click the LAN Settings button and a new dialog box will open
4. At the new dialog box, look for the Proxy server checkbox, if this is checked, uncheck it.
5. Then your done, click OK button for the dialog boxes.
6. Try logging in to your Yahoo Messenger account.

good luck =)

Dec 07, 2008 | Yahoo Messenger

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