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yahoo messenger is unable to download files needed for installation.please check firewall settings?

its my request to please solve my problem as soon as possible.

4 Answers

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
    Favorite Answer

    Some firewalls have issues with installing Messenger from the Yahoo installer site, but disabling your firewall while online is VERY dangerous! Usually, by installing after downloading, the firewall will ask for permission to run the program.

    Download and SAVE the program directly from the File Hippo web site. Download the most recent version of any Yahoo Instant Messenger (highest number, top of its list) Since Messenger 11 is still in beta format, you might prefer the earlier versions listed on the right of the page. You must be operating as an Administrator to install the program.

    If you use Internet Explorer 8 or 9 as your browser, Yahoo Messenger 10 or 11 will not work properly without updated Flash and Java programs also installed, and possibly the .NET framework update.

    If you install from the Yahoo site without deleting your other program, you may get a 'missing .dll files' warning. See this Yahoo Knowledge Base article for that:

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  • Erika
    Lv 4
    4 years ago

    i'm getting the comparable message. I became the firewall off and tried it lower back and nonetheless the comparable. I wasn't able to log into Yahoo Messenger anymore and deleted this technique because of the fact i presumed that reinstalling it might sparkling up the priority yet now i can't even reinstall it.

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  • 5 years ago

    Nothing to worry... If you are using Internet Explorer 6.0, then upgrade it to 7. Then, install yahoo 11.5... After completing installation process, you can uninstall IE 7 if you don't want newer versions........ :).....

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  • 9 years ago

    Need help to reinstall Yahoo!Messenger

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