Go Back   MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old Feb 19, 2009, 12:24 PM   #1
iboy24
macrumors newbie
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
is yahoo messenger compatible with iBooks?

I own an iBook...please see specs below. I have problems using the yahoo public chatrooms. My messenger freezes up and crashes frequently. I also have iChat and Adium which work perfectly, but I can't they cannot access yahoo public chat rooms hence my preference for messenger. any ideas on how to over come this problem?

Machine Name: iBook
Machine Model: PowerBook4,3
CPU Type: PowerPC 750 (2.2)
Number Of CPUs: 1
CPU Speed: 800 MHz
L2 Cache (per CPU): 512 KB
Memory: 640 MB
Bus Speed: 100 MHz
Boot ROM Version: 4.5.4f2
iboy24 is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Feb 19, 2009, 06:58 PM   #2
NewMacbookPlz
macrumors 68040
 
NewMacbookPlz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
I've never used Yahoo! chats, but are they Flash based?

Try upgrading your Flash Player if that's the case.
__________________
Collector's Edition 2.0ghz Aluminum MacBook, 8 GB iPhone EDGE, Canon 450D/50mm f1.8
NewMacbookPlz is offline   0 Reply With Quote
Old Feb 19, 2009, 06:58 PM   #3
Norouzi
macrumors 6502
 
Join Date: Aug 2004
Location: San Diego, CA
What version of Yahoo Messenger are you using? The current Mac version is: ver. 3.0 build 156957
I know I had crashing problems with the older builds, but just downloaded the this one a few days ago and that fixed the crashing problem.

You might also try moving your current version to the Trash as well as the preferences before reinstalling:
"Your Home Folder"/Library/Preferences/com.yahoo.messenger3.plist
__________________
2010 Mac Mini, 2011 MacBook Air, iPhone 5, 3rd Gen iPad

Last edited by Norouzi; Feb 20, 2009 at 12:57 PM.
Norouzi is offline   0 Reply With Quote

Reply
MacRumors Forums > Apple Hardware > PowerPC Macs

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Similar Threads
thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Looking for best iOS app for Yahoo Messenger ddublu iOS 7 8 Jan 24, 2014 06:58 PM
Yahoo messenger zaze01 Mac Applications and Mac App Store 2 Jan 31, 2013 10:32 PM
Yahoo Messenger help. alexandrudanb Mac OS X 10.7 Lion 1 Oct 3, 2012 02:01 PM
Mountain Lion and Yahoo messenger help amir64 OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion 0 Sep 16, 2012 07:53 AM

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:19 PM.

Mac Rumors | Mac | iPhone | iPhone Game Reviews | iPhone Apps

Mobile Version | Fixed | Fluid | Fluid HD
Copyright 2002-2013, MacRumors.com, LLC