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windows8 and yahoo mail.

by win8rookie / May 10, 2013 4:52 AM PDT

Hi, i just got a laptop with windows 8, and i can log in into my yahoo mail, but when i click on my email to read it, i get error 8, i followed the steps provided to fix it but nothing happend, i still get the error, i contacted yahoo support over two weeks they told me to wait till a technician contact me, but i still can access my yahoo mail from diffrent computer running windows 7....! please help me fix this.. thank you for your time

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Works fine on 8 here.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 10, 2013 8:52 AM PDT

I went to and logged in just fine. Maybe you are using some email app but you didn't say that.

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win8 & email
by win8rookie / May 11, 2013 12:41 AM PDT
In reply to: Works fine on 8 here.

hi, i am not using win8 app for my email....just doing it from internet explorer....and it works just fine with my Gmail... it s not working only with yahoo....:(

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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 11, 2013 3:25 AM PDT
In reply to: win8 & email

I used Chrome and Seamonkey. IE lost me years ago. Since it can leak like a screen door on a sub, I can't test this for you. In other words, I tested it on two other browsers and all good.

Think about it, why would MSFT make this work with YaHoo?

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win8 & email error8
by win8rookie / May 14, 2013 4:57 AM PDT
In reply to: Ahh.

Hi, i would like to keep using internet explorer... and i am trying to fix it to work with internet explorer...thank you.

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win8 & yahoo email
by win8rookie / May 14, 2013 6:36 PM PDT
In reply to: win8 & email error8

hi, im using google chrome and it s working just fine.... not using internet explorer anymore... i wish they can fix this issue..thx guys for yr help...

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There are multiple ways to set it up
by orlbuckeye / May 13, 2013 5:18 AM PDT

1. Using the Email app in Windows 8 and configure to yahoo server.

2. Using the Yahoo Mail app for Windows 8 - Available in Windows store fro FREE

3. Type in the Browser once there you can create a shortcut on desktop or bookmark. favorite.
4. If you have yahoo messenger you can click on the little envelope and you will get prompted for username & password. Then Windows will ask if you want to save the password.

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