yahoo mail problem.
Posted 18 January 2008 - 08:31 PM
Posted 18 January 2008 - 11:23 PM
You need the toolbar if you want to make yahoo your default email client.
After you have set yahoo to default in internet options, programs, you can uninstall the toolbar only
Now when you go to the download site for the messenger,
Make sure you do not choose the web based yahoo mail.
Choose the Yahoo 8.1 Download.
Its on top of the webpage and the web one is right under it.
You won't get a notification in your taskbar with the web based yahoo mail.
Perhaps this helps.
Posted 21 January 2008 - 03:44 PM
Posted 21 January 2008 - 10:47 PM
You could use some of the cleaning tools in the hijack forum.
Then let a regular geekster help you from there.
Probably need to completely uninstall yahoo.
All your contacts and mail are on yahoo's servers.
So when you reinstall the info will be there when you log in.
Any other problems or quirks been happening that you have seen?
Posted 22 January 2008 - 10:04 AM
Posted 22 January 2008 - 10:42 AM
Hope this helps,
Posted 22 January 2008 - 11:04 AM
Posted 22 January 2008 - 11:29 AM
Download and run this.
Then these programs scan for more then AVG does.
Download and run then on full scan, they will take some time.
Depending on the speed of your computer.
And well, also I hope you have high speed internet.
Posted 22 January 2008 - 12:36 PM
Posted 22 January 2008 - 11:52 PM
There is no harm, because all the info, except special yahoo toolbar settings, are on yahoo's servers.
And you might have a yahoo profile in your computer somewhere, I don't know.
I don't use their toolbar.
And AgentMES is correct.
The bulk mail will not show the notification icon.
You can check your bulk mail to see if that is where the expected email is.
Then change it to 'not bulk' or 'not spam'.
Whatever it is to change the receiving of that mail to the inbox.
You know you can email yourself to test it anytime.
Those programs are good for a lot of things too.
And trusted by many.
If you need to or want to, contact yahoo-if you can by phone.
Get past the first person and try to get to their real techs.
I don't know if the first person to answer the call knows much.
They usually have a cheat sheet.
If it's not on that then they will send you to a more knowledgeable person.
***Is there any programs you installed or uninstalled before this started happening***
And also do you consider yourself capable of doing some deeper diagnostics?
This is a tool I use that is very good for beginners as well as advanced users.
Run the -
registry scanner-click fix all problems.
Use it in 'beginner mode'.
It also has a team of techs that you can send a report to after running the scan.
And before you take any action.
Here is a tool that used to be recommened here.
But it caused some people some problems.
Set a system restore point before running it.
It cleans everything!
For 'system restore'-
Click the button for create a restore point and give it a name.
You can also restore to a point before this started happening. If you know.
But you will loose all programs and updates from after that point.
Though your 'My Documents' folder will not be changed.
As far as I know and have experienced, all saved files will still be there.
But it would be advisable to back them up to another media type-cd or jump drive or another computer.
Anyways, it's a deep deep cleaner.
You may need to reenter passwords for websites, most of them.
This is one darn good cleaner.
Just go through the pages to read to get to the download.
And the reason to clean is to start over.
Without loosing your programs.
But you may loose your settings, especially website settings.
Last resort before reformating and reinstalling yopur stuff.
In my opinion, of course.
Ask over at the 'hijack forum' for more informed people then me.
Do this first-
then ask if you still have a problem here -
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