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Yahoo sign in box has an email address and password that I did not create

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#1 meandmax20


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Posted 25 March 2014 - 10:54 AM



I went to log into my Yahoo mail the other day, I'm running Vista 64 bit on a Dell laptop. When I clicked on the "User Name" my regular email address was there but there was an entirely Different one that scares me. It's titled hammondinstall@yahoo.com and has a pre populated password.(hammond was my unmarried name)


Needless to say I did not open it, even tho my curiosity was killing me. I don't know why this email is there but it most certainly sounds suspicious to me!!


Has anybody ever heard of this and know what it is? How do I get rid of it? I'm afraid to even go into my real emai now from my computer. Everything seems ok with my email on my ipad and iphone.


Thank you!!



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Posted 27 March 2014 - 02:00 PM

Wow...NOBODY can help me??? :(

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Posted 27 March 2014 - 04:02 PM

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