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My wife's Yahoo mail account is acting weird.

She can login to Yahoo and change account settings, etc: login.yahoo.com. We've changed her password.

Weirdly, she cannot access yahoo mail: mail.yahoo.com.

Basically, we enter her user ID and password and the login just reappears (loops).

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Trying deleting all *.yahoo.com cookies. –  Dennis Apr 18 '12 at 21:47
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It'd help if you told us your operating system and browser as well. –  slhck Apr 19 '12 at 7:21
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Try deleting browser cache & cookies. If you don't know how, Google has instructions for all major browsers: support.google.com/accounts/bin/… –  bytesum Apr 19 '12 at 9:31

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The problem is probably cookies. Try deleting the cookies associated with yahoo.com. @bytesum gives a good comment to your original question, with Google's descriptions of how different browsers handle cookie management.

Easy ways to tell if this is likely to work? Go to a different computer (previously unused by your wife and not known itself to have any problems logging into yahoo) and try there; or use a different web browser on the same machine and see if that works.

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Try using another browser.... Firefox seems to be the best, especially beefed up with EFF plugin to have end-to-end SSL, namely keeping network-sniffing malware away from your passwords, or even better - all your mails.

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You don't even know what browser the OP has. –  slhck Apr 19 '12 at 7:20
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If you plan to salvage this answer by saying that using the HTTPS Everywhere add-on will solve the problem, please elaborate. Currently, this post is just a passing comment... –  iglvzx Apr 19 '12 at 7:27
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"Try another browser" doesn't depend on the original –  Mark Sowul Apr 27 '12 at 4:22

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