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Old 09-19-05, 11:23 PM
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Anyone else here having problems with Yahoo?

I was gone all afternoon, and tried to access my fantasy football info about 6:30 PM. Told me my password was wrong. I tried three times, no dice.

Got home, turned on my PC. Auto login to Yahoo messenger didn't work, it again told me my password was wrong.

Checking my email, I found a message time-stamped 5:45 PM that said my password had been changed (it didn't say to what, and I didn't change it)

I went into my account, and it asks me for my complete birthday, zip code, and country to verify my identity.

Immediately I get an email (also carbon copied to four other email addresses I have on my Yahoo ID)...

I try logging in with this new password. Nothing. I tried about ten times on and off hour an hour or so, nothing.

I verified my identity again, and it auto generated another password. This password does not work either.

I think they should ask for more info to identify me. Knowing my birthday and zip is not that unusual. Maybe somebody changed it on me, but now I should be able to access it...



EDIT: Hmmm. Moved to the Tech forum... Sorry for posting in the wrong area.

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Old 09-20-05, 07:59 AM
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No problems on any of my yahoo accounts. Sounds like someone who knew your password is screwing with you.
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Old 09-21-05, 02:37 AM
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Figured it out. Went in just a bit ago and typed in the last randomly generated password.

It worked.

When I tried re-setting my password back to what I had previous, it wouldn't take it, it was under six characters.

They must have changed the password requirements...

Thanks anyways...
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