Browser headache

  jimmer409® 10:24 20 Oct 06
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running xpsp2, ie6, home page my.yahoo.com, lately everytime i log on the page downlaod as normal except in the status it's forever trying to download picture click here, i've tried restore and all sorts, any ideas please. p.s. some of my page links don't work until i hit stop to stop the ico download

  jimmer409® 12:12 20 Oct 06

seems to have something to do with d.yimg?? possible rss/xml icon?

  anskyber 12:43 20 Oct 06

It looks to me as if you have a news feed set up through the Yahoo system. It will be worth looking in your Yahoo settings to see if you have authorised it somewhere. I do not use Yahoo but others who do might point you in the right direction. The download could therefore take some time.

Info on newsfeeds. click here

  anskyber 12:45 20 Oct 06

Looking at the my.yahoo homepage there are checkboxes at the top for various feeds. Try unchecking all of them and see what happens.

  jimmer409® 13:38 20 Oct 06

thanks so far anskyber, please supply direct link to that page, thanks

  anskyber 13:42 20 Oct 06

This is a screenshot of the "my yahoo" page and you will se the boxes across the top to equest services. click here

  anskyber 13:45 20 Oct 06

This is the my yahoo page which allows Rss feeds and I supect these are what you need to stop. as i said I do not use Yahoo so it will take someone who is familiar with it to point you in the right direction if you do not find it yourself.
click here

  jimmer409® 05:26 21 Oct 06

thanks once again, this problem mysterously went away, now think it may have been a temp problem with yahoo server.

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