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Downgrade from Pidgin to Yahoo Messinger


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#1 sjsrobette

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 02:08 PM

I recently bought a new laptop. It came with Windows 7 Home Premium. I tried to download Yahoo Messenger, but the only option was to download Pidgin, which supports the most basic functions of YM but none of the extras. I HATE PIDGIN! How can I downgrade to YM?

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Posted 12 April 2012 - 04:18 PM

What download link did you attempt to get Yahoo from? Was it from the following?: http://messenger.yahoo.com/download/

I don't see it as 'downgrading'. Pidgen is a multi-platform messenger service where you can have MSN, AOL, Yahoo, and other accounts open with one service. Yahoo by itself is a singular service. It's apples and oranges compared to Pidgen.

If that link still doesn't work for you, try downloading an older version of Yahoo http://www.oldversion.com/Yahoo-Messenger.html

Then if that works, you can upgrade to the latest version via the Yahoo client.

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