Ever tried downloading yahoo messenger installers? Only to find out that it is in fact a link to the real installer. yahoo messenger installer suite is pure crap, it takes a lot of time to install the real yahoo messenger plus the redundant ads can totally piss you off...
Here is a simple trick to install your YM fast and easy :
The trick is to add y before the filename of the online installer in the url and you can directly download the full messenger setup. When you click Download Yahoo Messenger,download starts and you have this in the page:
Right Click on click here to copy the link and this is your URL for online installer.
For Yahoo messenger 8:
Link for downloading the online installer is http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/dl/msgr8/us/msgr8us.exe and if you add y in the filename and then paste it in the address bar, it is the direct download link for the full setup of messenger. Your link now looks like http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/dl/msgr8/us/ymsgr8us.exe
For Yahoo messenger 9 Beta:
Link for downloading that online installer is http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/dl/msgr9/us/msgr9us.exe and if you add y in the filename and then paste it in the address bar, it is the direct download link for the full setup of messenger. Your link now looks like http://us.dl1.yimg.com/download.yahoo.com/dl/msgr9/us/ymsgr9us.exe
Ever wondered why some people can send you smileys which your YM doesn't have?
It's because they are using a different client, possibly Yahelite.
But aside from that, there is indeed a couple of "hidden smileys", the reason why they are hidden? Only people from yahoo knows.. LOL
Just in case you want to learn them JUST CLICK HERE
If you want to log in multiple yahoo messenger accounts in a single pc
then follow this simple steps
1. Open registry editor (Start > Run > type "regedit").
2. Go to "HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Yahoo\Pager\Test"
3. Create a new DWORD Value.
4. Name it "Plural".
5. Edit the DWORD Value to "1".
6. Close the registry editor.
Run Yahoo Messenger as many times as you want! =)
Looking for somebody who's gone AWOL in your YM list?
That's easy. Just go to www.4invisible.com Input the yahoo ID you want to check and there you will catch a ninja,LOL .
If that doesn't make you happy then download this.
So that's about it, drop a comment if I missed something out, or if this article helped you.=)