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Yahoo messenger is not working after downloading Mozilla firefox, also internet explorer became not working

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Reinstalling both Yahoo messenger and Firefox, this will solve the problem... There might be conflict with the applications so you need to clean install, it'll not fail. About the internet explorer, it'll be ok, but when you compared the speed with the firefox, IE is much slower. good luck..

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>my yahoo messenger crashes few seconds after i log in..tried to uninstall then reinstall for like 10 times now..help please:(


Good Day Ischan!

Please check if the problem is not internet connection issues. You may need to call your internet provider if that is the case.

Or, I would suggest upgrading the version of your Internet Explorer. Yahoo products like Yahoo Messenger rely its stable connection through Internet Explorer of Windows.

It doesn't matter if you are using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. Just upgrade the version of Internet Explorer and that will fix it.

To download Internet Explorer, please go to http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/downloads/ie

Good Luck!
Don't forget to rate.
Thanks for asking Fixya.

Sep 18, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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Yahoo messenger automatically shut down


Please upgrade first the version of your Windows Internet Explorer. The connection of Yahoo Messenger rely on Internet Explorer.

If you are using different web browser like Mozilla Firefox, It doesn't matter. Just install Internet Explorer 8 compatible with your operating system and do not default it as your browser.

Do this and you will find it easy to access your yahoo Messenger in just a second.

Here is the link for downloading Internet Explorer version 8. Select the operating system you are currently use.http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/worldwide-sites.aspx

After installing the IE8 and Yahoo Messenger 10, restart your computer.

Please comeback after establishing your Yahoo Messenger connection and give me some rating.

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Jun 05, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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My Yahoo Messenger keeps shutting down after I


Hi!

I have problem like that before and here is what I did...and it works, until now i can easily access my yahoo messenger..

I am using a mozilla browser.. because it surfs fast....the yahoo messenger can't be accessed.. with the right username and password and the net connection is stable..but no luck to get log in..I did uninstalled and reinstalled yahoo messenger for several times but still it won't work..

Then I search internet and found out that yahoo products rely its connection on microsoft Internet Explorer.....meaning yahoo messenger is best supported by Internet Explorer....So what I did is download the latest Internet Explorer 8 and download also the yahoo mesenger 10.
It did not matter whether you will be using IE8 as your default web browser or not. Just install IE8 on your computer (mine..am still using mozilla as my default web browser)......after installing IE8, install Yahoo Messenger10....

After successful installation.. sign in at yahoo messenger and it will work...

If you want to know the link for IE8 and YM10 here it is..click this file and save it..
1. Internet Explorer version 8 free download
2. Yahoo Messenger 10 free download

I hope this help you..
thanks...much appreciated if you rate this solution..thanks.




May 30, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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Yahoo! Messenger is unable to download files needed for install


yahoo!7 messenger is unable to download files needed for installation. Please

check firewall settings and retry installation.
I found the answer its so simple, The problem has nothing to do with firewalls.

Yahoo instant messenger (yim) needs internet explorer 7 or above version to

enable yim to operate properly with the current yim versions. If you have an

earlier version of IE (I was using IE 6 coz I always use firefox and did not

have windows update enabled coz I did not want my windows operating system to be

revealed as it was copied and theredore not legit) So I disabled windows update

and kept using firefox, but even if you never use internet explorer, yim still

needs internet explorer 7 to operate without these errors shown above. I tried

to fix it for weeks thinking it was fiewall or such, but it just needed IE 7 so

I downloaded it here:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-au/download/internet-explorer-7-details.aspx
and even tho it says its for a windows server it still worked on my windows

XP pro 64bit and now yim is working properly, allowing multiple copies of

contacts etc, no problems at all now. I also downloaded firefox version 35,

which helps yim too coz its yahoo preferred.

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/35.0/system-requirements/

Apr 02, 2010 | Yahoo Messenger

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I'm having trouble downloading version 10.0 YIM


if you have tried to download using the internet explorer means for a change please try to download the tahoo messenger using the mozilla firefox ,you can download mozilla from google

Nov 14, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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Unable to download files needed 4 installation


Go to Start>Control Panel > Add or remove programs remove all the things related yahoo ( Yahoo toolbar, Yahoo mail advisor, Yahoo installer, Yahoo browser plus etc.) Try download and install then....If still same try download offline installer http://download.yimg.com/ycs/msg/dl/msgr10/us/b4/msgr10us.exe
if still you are having difficulty download old version like Yahoo messenger 8 or Yahoo messenger 7
I think it will help you..Further result please let us know... Thanks for being with Fixya...Good Luck

Nov 10, 2009 | Yahoo Messenger

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Default yahoo email


If you use Yahoo! Mail for all your email needs, some of the amenities of Windows seem to elude you. A click on an email link in your browser brings up Outlook Express or another desktop email program, not a new message in Yahoo! Mail. Trying to send a file directly from Word, OpenOffice.org or another office application yields the same, unsatisfactory result.

Fortunately, the state of dissatisfaction need not be permanent. It will be overcome by making Yahoo! Mail act as your default email program in Windows, which, if you use Windows 95 or later is an easy thing to do.
Make Yahoo! Mail Your Default Windows Email Program

To set up Yahoo! Mail as your default email client in Windows:

* Download and install Yahoo! Messenger.
* Select Tools | Internet Options... from the menu in Internet Explorer.
* Go to the Programs tab.
* Make sure Yahoo! Mail is selected under E-mail.
* Click OK.

Yahoo! as Default Email: Does Not Work under Windows Vista

Unfortunately, Yahoo! Mail as your default email program may be hard-wired to use Internet Explorer instead of your default browser, and it does not work in Windows Vista.
Make Yahoo! Mail the Default Email Composer in Mozilla Firefox

In Mozilla Firefox, you can turn to the Mailto 2 Webmail script for Greasemonkey to have Yahoo! Mail handle email links (even under Windows Vista).

http://email.about.com/od/yahoomailtips/qt/et_default_mail.htm

Oct 23, 2008 | Yahoo Mail

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Firefor stting for messanger


Do not download the yahoo messenger for yahoo websit, instead look out for a "yahoo messenger standalone setup".

Firefox is the browser and Mozilla is the company. I use Mozilla firefox with yahoo messenger and it works perfectly...

Mar 16, 2008 | Audio Players & Recorders

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"yahoo! messenger can't connect"


I cannot connect thru yahoo messenger yet I can connnect thru Mozilla Firefox, I also cannot connect to MSN Explorer- I could not get Expert Assistance here says I am not connected to internet thru Internet Explorer But my internet connection is fine thru Mozilla????????-

Oct 22, 2007 | Yahoo YHT-630 System

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