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stacieric

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I just got a new computer a few weeks ago that runs Windows XP and uses the Windows Firewall. The firewall is set to allow exceptions such as Yahoo IM and MSN IM. However, EVERY time I try to send a file via my Yahoo IM it comes back with the message that the other user cannot receive the file directly from me. And then asks if I'd like to transfer it to Yahoo! File Transfer Service so they can view it. I have had this problem before but cannot for the life of me remember how to fix it. The message on the receivers end says something about a firewall not allowing the file to go through. It has to be my firewal because it doesn't matter who I try to send files to, it will not work. I've even tried disabling my windows firewall to no avail. Please, help someone. I'd really like to be able to share files with people via Yahoo IM.
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Try YouSendIt

http://www.yousendit.com/

You can send files up to 1GB
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Thanks but the deal is I KNOW this can be fixed. I don't want to have to open another window and then have the other person open another window. I would like to be able to use the Instnat Messenger for what it's for--instant communication.
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