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IE will not access ''My Yahoo'' page

by martyh33 / June 24, 2006 2:09 AM PDT

I own a Gateway laptop,with Microsoft Windows XP, Home Edition, Service Pack 2, version 2002. Suddenly it appears that although I can access my Yahoo mail just fine, when I click on ''My Yahoo'' to go to ''my yahoo'' page, Internet Explorer pops up a box that says it cannot access this site, and has aborted the operation. I can access all of my other Yahoo sites, such as Yahoo photos, just fine. This has never ever happened before. IE works fine with my Hotmail accout, and ''My MSM'' site. Yesterday I tried restarting my computer, and I did finally access the ''My Yahoo'' site. But this morning it's back to being unavailable. I tried the restarting again, but no luck this time. This little ''eye'' with a red dot with a white slash through it has been popping up alot....anyone have any ideas what's going on? I've had my Yahoo account for's never done this before.

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I have been to the My Yahoo page
by DarCLew2 / June 24, 2006 2:33 AM PDT

I have a Gateway Desktop, but I put the E for Internet Explorer on it and Internet Options, I have the homepage under general tab as
Under View is Yahoo Toolbar. You can sign on there and go to the MY Yahoo page. I have had Yahoo before I had a computer (pre-1999). , I to have WINXP Home SP2, 2 yahoo accounts, hotmail account which redirects to MSN. Have you run an antispywaare scan?? Darrell Lewis

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by jackintucson / June 24, 2006 4:05 AM PDT

Yahoo uses many servers. Each with a specific purpose. This is why you can access the others. I'd suggest that the "My Yahoo" server is either down or too busy. Try again in a few hours and let us know.

and life goes on...


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IE cannot access ''My Yahoo'' page
by martyh33 / June 24, 2006 8:53 AM PDT
In reply to: Servers...

for whoever sees this: I took my laptop to BestBuy, and after three ''geek squad'' people clicked this and that and make a phone call and consulted each other, they finally realized that because my satellite provider upgraded a couple of weeks ago, for some reason suddenly my shields were thinking that ''My Yahoo'' was some ad that needed to be blocked. They reconfigured this and that, and it seems to work fine, now. (It seems other folks were having the exact same problem in the last few days.)
Thanks for your inputs....

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