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Problem with proxies/yahoo account


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Die4me

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I need to use a proxy because I'm having problems with my yahoo account. I keep getting "error 999"

( which you can read about more here: http://profiles.yahoo.com/Array )

everytime I try to upload a picture for my profile. I emailed yahoo and they pretty much just repeated what the error message says. I remember using proxies in the past with internet explorer. I'd just go to a site with free public proxies, copy one, go to tools, internet options, connections tab, lan settings, check the proxy server box, then paste it in. Apparently when I do this now though, none of them ever work, no matter how many I try.

I have cable modem. Also a sidenote question: does comcast change your ip every so many hours, or do you always retain the same one. I remember checking my ip address using the "ipconfig" command, and it always says the same thing.

Any help would be appreciated

Edited by Die4me, 06 March 2007 - 03:26 PM.

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Using a proxy service isn't going to solve the Yahoo issue, and apparently, it's not working out as a work-around, either. have you followed yahoo's advice and checked for malware on your system?
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I know for a fact that this problem is not due to malware/spyware (I even removed it as a part time job).

I was googling this problem and this site seems to explain the problem the best http://murraymoffatt...oblem-0011.html

Chances are good that yahoo is having some type of problem with my ip address whether it be unusual activity or something else.

Could someone give me a reliable proxy site that doesn't have too many restrictions on the proxies?

Edited by Die4me, 07 March 2007 - 03:39 PM.

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