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Can't see contacts pictures in yahoo messenger?

When a contact has a picture on display, I can't see it. It always shows a black box. I have uninstalled/reinstalled messenger. Did nothing. I uninstalled/reinstalled activex did nothing. Any other suggestions?

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I need yahoo messenger vioce and video call setup on my dell 3521

If you own a web camera or if your Dell computer comes with a built-in web camera, you can complete a video conference on your computer.
There are a variety of free chat programs that provide free video messaging such as Skype, Yahoo Messenger or Google Chat.
With these programs, all you will need to do a video conference is add the person you wish to conference with to your buddy list.

Download and install a messaging software program such as Skype, Yahoo or Google Chat if you do not already have one installed on your Dell computer.
No matter which messaging program you use, the video call or conferencing feature works the same.
Launch the messaging software on your Dell computer.
Click on your buddy list or contact list.

Click on the contact with whom you'd like to video conference.
If he isn't one of your contacts, you will need to add him to your messenger contact list by clicking on "New" and then "New Contact."

Click on the contact name and select "Video Call."
You will now have a video conference call on your Dell computer.

Jul 13, 2013 | Dell Dimension PC Desktops

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Call setup yahoo messenger

Yahoo! Messenger provides several options for making calls to your contacts directly from your computer and Yahoo! Messenger.
You can call a contact's computer or even her home phone or cell phone using Yahoo! Messenger.
PC to PC calls are free and PC to phone calls are available for low rates.

Sign up for Yahoo! Messenger Phone out service.
You do not need to sign up for any services to make PC to PC calls, but you'll need to sign up to make PC to phone calls.
To sign up, go to the Yahoo! Voice website and choose "Phone Out" from the menu.
You'll need to purchase prepaid credit at the site.
Get equipment.
In order to make calls with Yahoo! Messenger, you will need a microphone and headset connected to your computer.

Run set-up.
When your service and equipment are in place, choose "Call Setup" from the Actions menu. Setup verifies that your equipment is working.

Place a PC to PC call.
To call a Yahoo! Messenger contact's computer for free, choose "Call Computer" from the action menu.
Then, select the contact and click on the Call button.
Your contact needs to be signed in to Yahoo! Messenger for this to work.

Call a cell phone or landline phone.
Choose "Call a Phone Number" from the action menu.
Then, enter the phone number and click on the Call button.
Rates vary depending on what country you call.

Acquire a dedicated Yahoo! Messenger phone number so you can receive phone calls from anywhere, from anyone, anytime you are signed into Yahoo! Messenger.
To sign up, choose "Phone In" from the Yahoo! Voice website.
There is a monthly charge for a Yahoo! Messenger phone number.

Jul 13, 2013 | Dell Dimension PC Desktops

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I don´t see the yahoo

go to start>program files/all programs>yahoo/yahoo messenger>right click on the yahoo messenger icon and click send to>desktop *create shortcut* than the icon should be there again, unless your saying the picture for the icon disappeared, than you right click>properties click the thing that says change icon, once the box shows up with the icon double click it then hit okay right click your desktop click refresh and it will reappear.

Jan 12, 2011 | PC Desktops

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I cannot open my yahoo mail box. Also can't open any folders or pictures that are stored there.

Try this,: sign out of Yahoo.
Then delete your temporary Internet files, history and cookies, some computers need to reboot. Once done, go back into Yahoo and see if that has helped. If you continue to have trouble, contact service representative and explain the problem to them.

Feb 07, 2010 | Dell Inspiron 530 Desktop Computer

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I cannot find the "video and voice set up" in yahoo messenger that's why i cannot use my cyberlinkyoucam as my webcam

Yahoo! Messenger offers voice services, such as PC-to-PC, PC-to-cell or PC-to-landline calling. You can also participate in chat rooms and use the voice chat feature instead of typing. However, slow connection speeds or improper settings can interfere with voice activation in Yahoo! Messenger.

  1. Step 1 Reduce echoes by using a headset instead of speakers and a microphone. Place the microphone farther away from the speakers, if possible. Adjust the volume of the speakers and the microphone.
  2. Step 2 Verify your Internet connection speed if your friend's voice sounds choppy. The computer modem speed must be 56K or higher in order to send voices or sounds.
  3. Step 3 Go to "Actions" and "Call Setup" in Yahoo! Messenger if you can't hear, or your friend can't hear you. Test the sound by following the instructions that proceed call setup.
  4. Step 4 Click on the speaker icon in the lower right corner of your computer screen if you want to test the sound manually. Uncheck "Mute," if necessary, and make sure sound levels are above 50 percent.
  5. Step 5 Pick "Preferences" in Yahoo! Messenger if you have trouble with connecting to the voice server. Choose "Connection," then select "No Proxies." Log in to Messenger again to check the voice server.
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Having a webcam, or web camera, is a great way to share video images of yourself or whatever you want to show to family, friends or whomever you want. Being able to share your webcam on Yahoo Messenger can make it even easier for you to do. Learning how to change your webcam settings from your account informatioInstructions
  1. Step 1 Open Yahoo! Messenger and then click "Messenger," "Preferences" and then select "Webcam." Choose the option "When I show my webcam, change my status message to," and then enter whatever you want your status message to be in the text field. Then click "OK" to finish changing your status settings.
  2. Step 2 Choose "Webcam" from your Yahoo! Messenger "Preferences" menu and then click one of the following options, "Always ask my Permission," "Allow everyone to view my webcam," or "Always allow the following people to view my webcam." If you choose the latter you can select, from your friend's list, the people who you always want to allow to view your webcam. From there you can also select "Ignore other view requests," if you don't want to allow anyone else to view your webcam. You also have the option to either choose or not choose to select "If I am in a chat room, allow people in the chat room to view my webcam," by clicking the box. If you want to remove anyone who is viewing your webcam, you can select, "Who's watching me?" to remove their name from your viewers list.
  3. Step 3 Click "Webcam" from the "My Webcam" options in your Yahoo! Messenger "Preferences" menu, and choose "Statistics. From there you can figure out how much bandwidth you are using, as your connection mode, frame rate, image size and image capture type.
  4. Step 4 Select "Messenger," "Preferences," and "Webcam" from Yahoo! Messenger, and then click "Camera Settings." Move the slider under "Broadcast my webcam with," to select the between faster-speed transmissions or higher quality images. You can also change image size from this option as well as brightness and contrast. Click "OK" to finish.
n to creating contact groups is easy to do so that soon you can enjoy using your webcam on Yahoo! Messenger.

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must be login using any of your account on YM or try upgrade your yahoo messenger or download it again from the main site.

Jun 29, 2009 | PC Desktops

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Computer powers on. Screen is black.



Jan 22, 2009 | PC Desktops

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How can I chat using Yahoo Mail?

Chat with Somebody in Yahoo! Mail To exchange instant messages with any Yahoo! Instant Messenger or Windows Live Messenger user in Yahoo! Mail:
  • Make sure you are singed in to chat.
    • If Offline appears after your user name right next to the Yahoo! Mail icon at the top, click Offline and choose Available, Busy or Invisible from the menu.
  • Press c (think chat).
    • You can also select Chat from the Compose drop-down menu — click the down arrow first.
  • Type the desired user's Yahoo! Messenger ID in the To: field.
  • Hit Enter.
  • Type away.
You can also start a chat by looking for an online contact first:
  • Click Online next to Contacts in the Yahoo! Mail folder list.
  • Now click on the desired contact's name or user name.
  • Start typing.
If you start composing an email in Yahoo! Mail and the prospective email recipient appears under Online, Chat now! in the To: field's auto-complete list, select the entry to convert your email to an instant message.

Nov 17, 2008 | PC Desktops

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When I double click the microsoft messnger picture a question mark goes on the picture. Microsoft Messenger will not open. It has been like this for a fortnight.

Download again Windows Live Messenger here, and fix the problem. You may need to re-enter some setting after download, your contacts will pe kept as they are.

Aug 24, 2008 | PC Desktops

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Yahoo messenger display pic black

heyyy i have it!!! u must delete all the yahoo version and folders on your pc, than u must download the version yahoo 7.5 or andother old version. and when it is ok than download the new version again it u can show your pic,okkk.;)

Apr 09, 2008 | E-Machines eMachines Desktop PC

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