Monday, March 14, 2011

Manually downloading Yahoo Messenger

If you "download Yahoo Messenger" from Yahoo, you actually download a small executable which can download Messenger and other things. Yahoo doesn't provide you with links to the actual executable which installs Messenger. You can get links from an .ini file you can download:

For other countries, change the _us to another country code, such as _ca for Canada. The Messenger install file is located at the URL which is the INST_PATH value in the YMSGR section. Currently Yahoo Messenger is located at:

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