Yahoo! Messenger v8 More Woes Tips & Tricks....
On this page you will find you will find support for....
|• Where do you report phishing Emails / Websites
• Win98 and Yahoo v8?
• I want to change my secret question
• How do I stop Yahoo! from starting all the time?
• How do I delete my Yahoo! ID
• How do I report abuse?
| • How do I find out the true identity of a user?
• Contact and Ignore... how many?
• My Account is Locked for Security reason?!
• I forgot my password
• How do I contact Yahoo!
if you can't find what you're looking for check Page One Yahoo! Messenger v8 Issues, Tips & Tricks
Where do you report phishing Emails or Websites that are impersonating Yahoo! or any services provided by Yahoo!?
emails should be forwarded to email@example.com, for more information on how to forward a complete with headers see http://help.yahoo.com/help/us/mail/config/config-11.html
if you've stumbled across a website, profile, 360 or Geo account that you believe is phishing complete this form http://add.yahoo.com/fast/help/us/domains/cgi_phishing
My friend told me I can't run Yahoo! Messenger version 8 because I have Windows 98..argh!
This isn't quite true, some of the version 8 features wont be available to you under Windows 98 but most will be.
For more information check out our article Yahoo Messenger v8 System Requirments
How do you change your secret question?
Subject: Password Question and Secret Answer.
Zip Code Users residing outside the US need to provide their Country
Date of Birth (as supplied when you registered
Your alternate email address (supplied in your Account Information)
Current Question and Answer, exactly as it currently appears
Your New Question and Answer
If you want to stop Yahoo! Messenger from launching every time your computer boots...
launch and login to Yahoo! Messenger
in the General category
under the heading When I start up my computer
uncheck Automatically Start Yahoo! Messenger
Want to delete your Yahoo! ID?
swing by https://edit.yahoo.com/config/delete_user and complete the form but before doing so please be aware that this will delete your Yahoo! ID, bookmarks, address book, Yahoo! Mail, briefaces, GeoCities account, My Yahoo etc... it will remove EVERYTHING and it's not reversible so make sure you have a full copy of your address book, bookmarks etc before you apply to have your account cancelled.
for General Abuse, Booting, Harassment, Indecent Content, Plug-in related issue, SPAM/SPIM, Threats, Voice Harassment use http://add.yahoo.com/fast/help/us/messenger/cgi_abuse
for Messenger or Chat Abuse not covered above, use http://add.yahoo.com/fast/help/mesg/cgi_abuse
"How do I find out the "true" identity of a Yahoo user?" as per Yahoo! Privacy Help...
If you are seeking to obtain the account information we may have regarding a specific subscriber, we will need a subpoena or a court order. If you have obtained a subpoena or a court order for the release of information regarding a Yahoo! member or visitor, please direct it to:
Custodian of Records
701 First Avenue
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Contacts... how many of each?
You can ignore up to 100 contacts.
You can have up to 1000 contacts on your Messenger Friends list, please note that each time you add a user to your friends list or merely accept their request to add you to theirs, that their details are automatically stored in your address book, when you delete a user from your messenger list you must also delete them from your address book if you want to completely remove them. If you are running out of room on your friends list, check your Address book for dormant or unwanted contacts.
Account Locked for Security reasons?
If when logging into your account, you repeatedly enter the wrong password, then your account will locked for 12 hours. You can request a new password at http://edit.yahoo.com/config/eval_forgot_pw but wait for the 12 hours to expire before re-entering the information and up to 24 hours for the new password to take effect.
Forgot your password?
You can request a new password at http://edit.yahoo.com/config/eval_forgot_pw generally this happens instantly but it can take up to 24 hours for the new password to take effect. Note: You need to be able to answer your secret question to obtain a new password
Contacting Yahoo! ?
|Need to contact Yahoo?
||701 First Avenue
||8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST
Don't forget to check out Page One Yahoo! Messenger v8 Issues, Tips & Tricks which offers assistance for the following....
Need more settings information? check out our article Yahoo! Messenger v8 Settings, Ports, Prefs
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