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Yahoo 9 wont let me display a picture or change nickname

Recently downloaded the mesenger 9 program. But for some reason any picture I try and put as my display picture doesn't work. When I go back in just a black screen is displayed, Also it wont let me change my display name to a nickname. Anybody know how to solve this? Thanks I am not able to change the option from Share My Picture to Don't share a display image

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Just stay calm ...this was ( you probably already know ) a temporary issue from the yahoo tech crew...and it was from the changes that they made last month or so on the server ...if your problem its still actual ...just contact yahoo suport ..and let them know .....some I heard remain with this kinda problems after they messed up that server ...
anyway ..a solution is to make another account and import all your contacts...and thats all...sometimes they do not fix problems like this ....

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