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Yahoo mail redirects my email page to another trap page that asks me to upgrade. Is there an extension I can use to redirect from that site?

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I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to access my yahoo mail account. Yahoo redirects from my email page every time I try to access it. I can force my way back to email if I highlight the following from the address bar and delete it: /neo/trap?dm=cl&ncrumb=IvdoOqzobdy&.rand=1254591153

That address qualification appears when I try to access "mail.yahoo.com"

If there is no extension I can use, can you explain what I should use to write a script? And where I can research to learn how to write it.

If you could point me in the right direction I would really appreciate it.
I would like to know if there's an extension, or if I need to write a script so that Firefox will stop a redirect to a trap yahoo page, that yahoo causes when I try to access my yahoo mail account. Yahoo redirects from my email page every time I try to access it. I can force my way back to email if I highlight the following from the address bar and delete it: /neo/trap?dm=cl&ncrumb=IvdoOqzobdy&.rand=1254591153 That address qualification appears when I try to access "mail.yahoo.com" If there is no extension I can use, can you explain what I should use to write a script? And where I can research to learn how to write it. If you could point me in the right direction I would really appreciate it.

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philipp
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hello tank34, this sounds like a problem possibly caused by malware on your pc. please go to firefox > addons > extensions & remove any suspicious entries (toolbars, things that you have not installed intentionally, don't know what purpose they serve, etc). also go to the windows control panel / programs and remove all toolbars or potentially unwanted software from there and do a full scan of your system with the security software that you have in place and different other tools like the free version of malwarebytes.

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hello tank34, this sounds like a problem possibly caused by malware on your pc. please go to firefox > addons > extensions & remove any suspicious entries (toolbars, things that you have not installed intentionally, don't know what purpose they serve, etc). also go to the windows control panel / programs and remove all toolbars or potentially unwanted software from there and do a full scan of your system with the security software that you have in place and different other tools like the [http://www.malwarebytes.org/products/malwarebytes_free free version of malwarebytes]. [[Troubleshoot Firefox issues caused by malware]]

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Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case. This is yahoo trying to strong arm me into upgrading from "classic email" to their upgraded version with a bunch of crap I don't want. They seem to be phasing out the old version, while not giving me a choice. i don't have any toolbars installed, and my AV is up to date with no infections. It's a legitimate yahoo site it sends me to... Yahoo is just employing questionable tactics - Hence my need to take these silly/extreme measures.

Unfortunately, that doesn't seem to be the case. This is yahoo trying to strong arm me into upgrading from "classic email" to their upgraded version with a bunch of crap I don't want. They seem to be phasing out the old version, while not giving me a choice. i don't have any toolbars installed, and my AV is up to date with no infections. It's a legitimate yahoo site it sends me to... Yahoo is just employing questionable tactics - Hence my need to take these silly/extreme measures.
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ok, you could use the greasemonkey extension & this userscript: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/113518 (i haven't tested it myself, but judging from the description it may apply to your case)

ok, you could use the greasemonkey extension & this userscript: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/113518 (i haven't tested it myself, but judging from the description it may apply to your case)

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Dude!! That seems to be right on target... I'll download it and give a try. Thanks for your help.

Dude!! That seems to be right on target... I'll download it and give a try. Thanks for your help.