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I cannot install yahoo messenger

I want to install yahoo messenger in my computer (free download) and the computer (with Windows Vista) doesnt receives - I receive the message to check Windows Firewall.I tried many times this and the downloading is not finishing. My laptop is Fujitsu Siemens Amillo. What to do?

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Do firewal setting

if you do not knew
click start
type firewall
click firwall there then click advance setting
there trun off download it

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