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trying to download yahoo messenger and I keep getting a connection error. But it stats must use internet explorer to fix. I only have firefox, no internet explorer.. anyway to get around it?

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Once again, I am trying to download Yahoo messenger and It only has tips for Internet explorer We only have Firefox (mozilla) installed and so I need help getting around this in order to install.

Once again, I am trying to download Yahoo messenger and It only has tips for Internet explorer We only have Firefox (mozilla) installed and so I need help getting around this in order to install.

Additional System Details

Sites Affected

http://

Installed Plug-ins

  • My Web Search Plugin Stub for 32-bit Windows
  • Shockwave Flash 10.1 r85
  • getplusplusadobe16248
  • Default Plug-in
  • The QuickTime Plugin allows you to view a wide variety of multimedia content in Web pages. For more information, visit the QuickTime Web site.
  • NPRuntime Script Plug-in Library for Java(TM) Deploy
  • np-mswmp
  • Provides additional functionality on Facebook. See our web site for details.
  • Yahoo Application State Plugin version 1.0.0.7
  • 4.0.60310.0
  • NPWLPG
  • Next Generation Java Plug-in 1.6.0_16 for Mozilla browsers

Application

  • User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.1; en-US; rv:1.9.1.17) Gecko/20110121 Firefox/3.5.17

More Information

Checking virtual IP servers...
[VIP Raw] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Raw] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Raw] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Raw] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Raw] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Raw] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Raw] Connecting to Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Raw] FAILED
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_YCP' YCPError: 'YMSG.ColoSelectionFailed' ***
Checking HTTP virtual IP servers...
[VIP Http] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Http] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Http] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Http] Resolving host name 127.0.0.1... [PASSED]
[VIP Http] Connecting to HTTP Virtual IP server 127.0.0.1... [FAILED]
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_WININET' value: '12029' ***
[VIP Http] FAILED
*** 'COMPONENT_TYPE_YCP' YCPError: 'YMSG.ColoSelectionFailed' ***