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Solved iMac will not open Yahoo

February 27, 2018 at 13:16:06
Specs: Macintosh 10.13.3 High Sierra
Suddenly, iMac will not open Yahoo (including Yahoo mail). Safari, Chrome, Firefox; none of the browsers will open Yahoo.

PS: Same thing is happening on my other iMac as well. This is really weird. Never happened before.

Any help greatly appreciated!

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February 27, 2018 at 13:42:09
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Try turning off the router power for about half a minute and see if that helps when it eventually comes back up.

Always pop back and let us know the outcome - thanks

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February 27, 2018 at 14:01:00
Check proxy settings on both Macs. When I had similar problems with yahoo on my Macs I found that proxy settings had been changed from none to at least two types...

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February 27, 2018 at 14:13:01

Looks like it worked!! Who knew the old "turn it off and then turn it back on" strategy still works?!

Thank you SO much!!

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February 27, 2018 at 14:14:18

Thanks for the tip! I will keep that in mind as well! Thanks!

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February 27, 2018 at 14:28:59
Glad to hear that restarting the router worked for you. For future reference I have also known that to do the trick when only one computer fails to work properly online (or at all).

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February 28, 2018 at 04:19:30
mmm Agree with Derek in the router reset option as first port of call; having found it useful to try first when even just one computer can't access/open a given site.

Macs (Safari especially) seem to suffer with proxy settings being changed by some means or other - at least in my experience. Yahoo is usually the site that is affected (first); then occasionally others follow...

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