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AIM chat not displaying messages

I have two users who are experiencing the same thing. They both noticed a java update happened before this problem appeared. But I have uninstalled/reinstalled AIM clients, updated Java, uninstalled/reinstalled Adobe Flash (I read somewhere else that might be causing the issue) with no luck. I am going up to try some other tricks I found whilst googling, so if it works, I'll post

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I fixed it by doing the following:
first close down all open browsers, chat programs; basically, all applications. Then open IE and run the un-install utility of Adobe Flash player from here:

Then restart the computer. Then reinstall Adobe Flash Player from

Uninstalling it from the control panel did not work, I had to use the uninstall utility from Adobe.

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Signing to chat is took longer

try to update your yahoo messenger. if it is updated check if there are other programs that prevents yahoo messenger to open chat service. check if your firewall has yahoo messenger in the exceptions. to check go start / control panel / firewall then exceptions tab. yahoo chat also uses java so you need to install it.

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I cannot receive chat messeages in yahoo messenger

hi, Sounds like a Scripting error. I'm giving you a Help Link to follow:

Also make sure you have the latest Flash player and Java installed.

After Updating, check that you do not have Old Versions of Flash Player, Shock Wave player and Java ...this causes problems.
click --- Start/Control Panel/ Programs
?Delete the Old Versions First................

Good Luck to You

Jan 13, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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Hi im not able to see the messages i send or recieve on ma yahoo chat i have tried everythng reinstalling it thn installing java again den clearing cache but nothing is happening

The first thing to check is to make sure you have scripting enabled in Internet Explorer. Internet Explorer is integrated into Yahoo Messenger so things that go wrong with IE can affect Yahoo Messenger. Here is the yahoo help page about that:

2) In the Start Menu click on Run. Type, without the quotes, "regsvr32 jscript.dll" and then click OK. Next, repeat the process but this time type in the Run box "regsvr32 vbscript.dll" and click OK. Please note, if you are using Windows Vista temporarily disable the User Account Control (UAC). You can easily turn it back on. On the Control Panel (Category View) choose User Accounts and Family Safety, next choose User Accounts, and then click Turn User Account Control on or off.

3) If the above does not fix your problem and you are using Windows XP, you can update your Windows Script to version 5.7. In my experience helping others, this is the step that has helped the most people. Exit all browser windows and chat programs including Yahoo Messenger before installing. run registry cleaner reginout to easily fix it

Jan 08, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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When i try to send message on facebook chat window it says an error occured.

Clear cache and history from your browser (Internet explorer or Mozilla firefox) . Also update to the latest version of java. You can download and install from

Select the download file as per your operating system . Once java is updated restart your operating system. Hope this helps.

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Hello, when chatting with yahoo my message box doesn't show any message including my own message to others and others message as well. When some one send message, a little window shows it for a little bit...

You may have scripting disabled in your Internet Explorer.
To enable scripting:

Click "Tools"
Click "Internet Options."
Click "Security" tab.
Click "Custom Level" button.
Scroll down to "Script ActiveX.controls marked safe for scripting"- enable
Scroll down to "Scripting - Active scripting" - enable
Scroll down to "Scripting of Java applets" - enable
Click OK
Click OK
Restart IE

Still not working ? Update software

use the links on this page to help update software.

After updating check you do not have old versions of Flashplayer, Shockwaveplayer and Java running alongside the latest - this can cause conflicts
Start / control panel / programs
delete any old versions

Oct 21, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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make sure you have the latest version, if you do then you will have to uninstall and reinstall messenger

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The messages are probably not going to your account - check your login and password. Additionally, Yahoo does not seem to work properly unless Java is installed and working. For example it will not display animated emoticons and games will not work without java.

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On AIM - the video chat option we are only able to see ourselves

I would recommend updating to the newest version of AIM nad making sure you are both on the same version. Then If that fails contactAIM support or the tech forums for help, other AIM users most likely have had this issue

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i dont know install yahoo messenger if you choud tell me what shoud i do tnx

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