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#1 flingwing67

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 10:47 PM

Not sure this belongs in this section, but couldn't find anywhere else to put it.
 
I realize this may be a bit mundane to discuss here, however Yahoo, as of this month, is phasing out their old messenger for a new one.  
 
Yes, I am running Windows 10 (without problems for a couple of months)
 
This new one is (IMHO) not as user friendly by a long shot.  First you have to delete the old one to install the new one.  Then you have to go through set up as if it is a first time software.  Then I was asked to re-invite every one that I wanted.  Next I discovered that you cannot even tell if another person is on line with the new package. As of yet, I have not had any responses to my invites, let alone any conversations.  
 
 If I didn't know better (maybe I don't), it appears as if Yahoo is sabotaging messenger.  The Help tab is pretty useless.

Edit: Moved topic from Windows 10 to the more appropriate forum. ~ Animal

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Posted 19 August 2016 - 10:54 PM

You do realize Yahoo was sold to Verizon? The are a shell of their former self. Verizon will dismantle and cast off the useless to them parts. So Yahoo is not sabotaging themselves. They are being dismantled by their new overlord.

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