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I have a wireless conection and when i try to sign in on yahoo messenger the next message appears : " We can't sign you in to Yahoo! Messenger. There might be a problem with your internet connection. Click Troubleshoot to begin a series of tests to try to diagnose the connection problem." I click on the troubleshoot tab and it says that "Checking virtual IP servers". This window stays for a while open and after disapears.

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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 this article will be helpful for you

Posted on Jan 22, 2010

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SOURCE: Checking virtual IP servers... [VIP Raw]

Checking virtual IP servers...
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 68.180.216.31... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 76.13.14.40... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 68.180.217.15... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 76.13.15.38... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Raw] FAILED
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_YCP' YCPError: 'YMSG.ColoSelectionTimeout' ***
Checking HTTP virtual IP servers...
[VIP Http] Resolving host name httpvcs1.msg.yahoo.com... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 216.155.194.34... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Http] Resolving host name httpvcs2.msg.yahoo.com... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 98.136.112.56... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Http] Resolving host name 216.155.194.137... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 216.155.194.137... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Http] Resolving host name 98.136.112.142... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 98.136.112.142... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12017' ***
[VIP Http] FAILED
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_YCP' YCPError: 'YMSG.ColoSelectionTimeout' ***

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Clickthe "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "ConnectionPreferences." 2.Enable the "No network detection" option and then click the"OK" button at the bottom of the window. 3.Yahoo! Messenger will ask you if you want to sign in again with your new proxysettings. Click the "OK" button. 4.Enter your Yahoo! ID and password and click the "Sign In" button. youmay have a registry problem download registry cleaner reginout to fix the issue

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As its name implies, Yahoo Messenger allows you to exchange instant messages with other Yahoo users.
But the software's capabilities extend far beyond one-on-one text conversations.
You can use Yahoo Messenger to participate in chat rooms, share photos, make telephone calls, video chat, play games and more.
When you experience problems accessing your Yahoo Messenger account, you may receive a message that it has been locked. Locked Accounts Yahoo places locks on Messenger accounts as a security precaution.
The locks take effect when there are multiple, failed attempts to access a user's Yahoo account.
Even if you unsuccessfully tried to to sign in to a different Yahoo product, you may find your Messenger account locked.
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To determine what version you have, look for the "About Yahoo Messenger" link under the Help menu.
Visit the Yahoo Messenger website to determine if this is the current version.

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When you have trouble signing in to Messenger, verify that your Internet connection is working. You can do this by navigating to a webpage.
If you are able to sign into Yahoo Mail but not Messenger, there may be a problem with your connection settings.
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I have Yahoo mail and Yahoo messenger on my phone. I can communicate by SMS to someone's phone or by IM to someone's messenger. When I try to sign in I get an error message. How can I fix it?


I've been having the exact same problem - which appears to have started at the same time as yours! I can't find how to fix it anywhere!

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I get this error when I try to log on to yahoo messenger "checking virtual ip servers..."


Good Day Alin!

There is a problem with your network connection and proxy setting.

I have not experienced this kind of problem before. And this is totally new. You might want to consider following this procedure that I read from Fixya answers.

1. Double click the Yahoo Messenger on your desktop.
2. When the Yahoo Messenger window appears, click the "Messenger" menu and scroll down to select "Connection Preferences."
3. Enable the "No network detection" option and then click the "OK" button.
4. When prompted to sign in again with your new proxy settings, click the "OK" button.
5. Enter your Yahoo! ID and password and click the "Sign In" button
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Good Luck Alin!
Hope Fixya answers will be enough to help you with your problem.

Jun 10, 2011 | Yahoo Messenger

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Click the "Messenger" menu in Yahoo! Messenger and select "Connection Preferences."
2. Enable the "No network detection" option and then click the "OK" button at the bottom of the window.
3. Yahoo! Messenger will ask you if you want to sign in again with your new proxy settings. Click the "OK" button.
4. Enter your Yahoo! ID and password and click the "Sign In" button.

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Please check if you have signed in the messenger elsewhere. Normally, Yahoo messenger doesnt allow to be signed in both messenger and mailbox.

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