[Update on November 2010: Yahoo Messenger Nickname no longer available
Updated: Try to use what Melody said in her comment to change your Yahoo Nickname. Note: Yahoo closed down the ways we can change our nickname, if you have a nickname that been edited or changed in the past before yahoo has closed down the edit profile and nickname, you still able to use it in chat room: ASCII or Invisible Nickname]
Nickname almost like a call’s name. In the messenger service, especially in Yahoo! Messenger, nickname is like your called name. Nickname can be changed as many as you wish. There are no limitation of changing your nickname. In chat room (if you using official chat client of YM), your nickname will appear in the talk chat room, only by clicking your nickname or hovering the mouse on the nickname your real identities (username or ID) can be seen by others. In Instant Messenger, in Messenger List, nickname represent the name of yours!
Remember in Messenger List of your friends, your nickname not in your controls. Your friend can change the nickname of yours whatever and whenever they want to.
When you first time created a Yahoo! (Messenger) account, actually you created the default account or primary account or main account of Yahoo! Messenger. For newbie, they may be not understand that beside the main account or main ID of YM, they can also create the secondary account or secondary ID. That’s can also be named as Alias ID or Secondary Public ID.
What is Public IDs?
Public IDs is an account that can be used just like the main / default / primary account. It can be used to join Yahoo Messenger and also can make a chat with the public IDs. You can create Public IDs up to six 6 Public IDs that under your Main Yahoo ID. That means you have another ID beside of you main account of yahoo. These secondary ID or ID’s under or alias ID is like you duplicate identity. You don’t even need to register or create another account of yahoo messenger to make those duplicate identities. All you have to do just create New Public ID under your main ID of Yahoo.
Tags: Yahoo! Messenger
If you ever faced user chat or people who can join in one of chat room of yahoo messenger with 2 or 3 or more ID, and in fact, they also can type with all of those ID or username, you had been seeing the person who use Multi ID. Multi ID is a kind of activity that use 2 or more ID in Yahoo Messenger or others messenger service at once. That Means Multi ID or Multiple ID will makes the user can join yahoo messenger with multiple ID that they had. Of course, they can join chat room of yahoo messenger with all of their ID that been log in. They can join in one chat room with 3 ID, 4 ID or even more. It’s unlimited!
YCabby is application that will help us to download 3 major of cab files and install its automatically. Those 3 cab files was a file that need to be installed in the Operating System to support another applications relating of yahoo messenger software. YCabby consists of yvwrctl.cab (yvwrctl.dll), yacscom.cab (yacscom.dll), and yuplapp.cab (yuplapp.dll) files. Those 3 cab files will be needed by applications such as chat client of yahoo messenger in the purpose of running voice or webcam. YIntai, YahElite, and even official chat client of yahoo messenger, need all those 3 cab files. If its did not install in your computer, the application will not work. In YIntai, usually will make an error like “no such interface supported”, and for YahElite, the webcam viewer and YahSee and YahVox not work properly. YCabby is created and developed by David J. Binette, that also create YahElite chat client.
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Sharp IP Getter is an application that has a purpose to find Internet Protocol of Yahoo Messenger through Instant Message Service. Whenever you chat with people in Yahoo Messenger Private Message or Instant Message, Sharp IP Getter will help you to find the real IP address of the current people or user that being chat with you. Sharp IP (Internet Protocol) Getter was developed and created by Www.Sharp-Soft.Net.
Yazak is another 3rd Party chat client of yahoo messenger. Built with VB6 and designed for work in Windows Operating system platform, Yazak, among chat user of yahoo messenger, became one of the favorite chat client ever exist. In 2001, the complete free yazak has been launch to the public user. According to www.yazakpro.com–the official website of Yazak chat client–, yazak has a resistant from boot attack and it also free from virus. And as long as We understand, downloading, using, and installing yazak chat client is free without any need of registration or anything else. But make sure you installing VB run time first (VbRunDLLv3sp6.exe).
UPDATED!! New YIntai Patch that still works till this day (29th April 2010): Use this YIntai patch to make your YIntai works again!! [Note: YIntai is not working anymore due to the termination update from the developer and the recent Yahoo Update Protocol and Servers, if you want to capture Image of Yahoo Messenger Webcam, you can try manually or use Screen Capture such as CamStudio] If you looking for yahoo tools software or program that will help you to capture and save the image from Yahoo Messenger Webcam, Y!Intai or Yahoo Intai is solution of the software that you are looking for. Along with your Windows Operating System, YIntai will help you to manage the image that you been captured from Yahoo Messenger Webcam.
Yahaven is another 3rd Party Chat Client of Yahoo Messenger. It means that Yahaven is unofficial chat client of Yahoo Messenger. If you want another alternative chat client, Yahaven may be the one that I will suggest it to you. Together with some of yahoo messenger chat client tools such as VC Guard or Ghost ID, Yahaven makes a friendly and safely chat client. Created and developed by Dream, Yahaven provides a lot of Yahoo Messenger Tools that may not able to find at others 3rd Party chat client.