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Old 02-03-2008, 04:31 PM   #1
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Anybody know why I cant access my email?


Ive tried with Opera and firefox. I click on the mail link on the yahoo main page like I always have and nothing happens, it just hangs with the watch mouse icon.
I have cookies, java and javascript enabled and it still does not work.

Anyone have any idea?
 
Old 02-03-2008, 04:58 PM   #2
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What happens when you try URL http://mail.yahoo.com ?
 
Old 02-03-2008, 06:11 PM   #3
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What happens when you try URL http://mail.yahoo.com ?
If that doesn't work, wait a while and try again. If you still encounter problems, contact the Yahoo Team and report it. FWIW, Yahoo is going through a complete make-over, and most services to date are in the beta-testing stage. That is causing some sporadic problems with the performance of their 'original' services, as well.

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Old 02-03-2008, 09:19 PM   #4
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What happens when you try URL http://mail.yahoo.com ?

I get the hourglass cursor and acts like its connecting but does not.

on a side note, for some reason I can only post here on LQ with Firefox, Opera will not let me log on to LQ, even after setting all the settings back to defaults, could there be a connection?
 
Old 02-04-2008, 08:50 AM   #5
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I get the hourglass cursor and acts like its connecting but does not.
A corrupted $HOME/.mozilla directory? Rename your .mozilla directory to .mozilla-BAK, re-open Firefox and see if that fixes it.

I don't use Opera, so not sure if it has a $HOME/.opera directory that you could the same as with the .mozilla one.
 
Old 02-04-2008, 08:12 PM   #6
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A corrupted $HOME/.mozilla directory? Rename your .mozilla directory to .mozilla-BAK, re-open Firefox and see if that fixes it.

I don't use Opera, so not sure if it has a $HOME/.opera directory that you could the same as with the .mozilla one.
But wouldnt that affect any page i try to visit?
I am only having problems with Yahoo mail.
 
Old 02-04-2008, 09:02 PM   #7
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But wouldnt that affect any page i try to visit? I am only having problems with Yahoo mail.
I'm only offering a suggestion. If it doesn't work, rename the backed up directory to the original name.

I used Firefox ver. 2.0.0.6 and was able use the Mail link on the www.yahoo.com site without problem.
 
Old 02-04-2008, 09:53 PM   #8
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Well, I just gave that a try and It didnt change anything.
Any other suggestions? This is driving me crazy.
 
Old 02-04-2008, 10:19 PM   #9
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can you ping mail.yahoo.com?
 
Old 02-05-2008, 09:39 PM   #10
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can you ping mail.yahoo.com?
NO, I tried as user and root and all I get is Operation not permitted when i try to ping mail.yahoo.com, but I can log onto Yahoo.com and cannot ping it though? I get the same message, Operation not permitted.

Actually I cannot ping any address or name. I tried lots of different ones and I get the same message. Maybe im not doing it right? Its just "ping yahoo.com" right?

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