This could also be your connection. I'd suggest that you contact BellSouth and have them check your line.
Also, as acklan has requested, please let us know your system specs. Please include information on your antivirus, antispyware and other internet security applications.
You can perform a free, online scan of your system for viruses and spyware at this URL (but, be advised, that it'll take several hours on dialup): http://housecall.trendmicro.com
Depending on how you have your Yahoo home page setup - there may be a huge amount of graphics loading - and this is what's causing the delay.
There are "web accelerator" programs that will cache the graphics on your hard drive - and this will appear to speed up the loading of the pages. There are also options in IE to not display graphics (but this sorta defeats some of the purpose of the web
And, frankly, dialup is going to be a pain in the keister as long as you're on it. It'll save you money - but you'll spend so much time waiting for stuff that you'll lose that savings in your time spent waiting.
My wife and I met and dated on the internet. She was using dialup and I was on cable. This made it very difficult when we started using webcams and voice chatting. When she came to visit me, she (and the boys) got to see cable in action - and they immediately wanted to ditch the dialup in favor of cable (which I gladly did for them).
But, it's your choic and your $'s
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