Yahoo messenger chat screen blank with windows 7 starter

Ever since purchasing my new Acer Aspire one notebook, I can't use Yahoo messenger to chat due to the fact that the chat window remain blank no matter what I tried. I've researched online for solution and nothing has worked so far so, here I am... Explorer security setting were changed to allow scripting, run as admin, etc, etc...also changed settings on Yahoo messenger as well. So, does any one of you Microsoft "guru's" know what the **** the problem with this crappy software is? I've NEVER had this problem with the XP home on my old HP laptop. Before I go and nukedisk this darn HDD and install XP home, are there any other suggestions which I didn't find online?

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Last updated March 24, 2018 Views 1,786 Applies to:
windows7starster is crappy indeed,

you may have scripting disabled in your Internet Explorer.

To enable scripting:

Click the "Tools" menu on your Internet Explorer toolbar and select "Internet Options."

Click the "Security" tab.

Click the Internet (globe) icon and click the "Custom Level" button.

Scroll down to "Scripting."

Enable the following:

Active scripting
Allow paste operations via script
Scripting of Java applets are all enabled
Click the OK button at the bottom of the window.

Note: Restart Yahoo! Messenger and you should start seeing text in your IM windows again.

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