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Constant Confirm Close Message popping up while typing e mails

While typing e mails I keep getting the "confirm close" message pop up evey 30 seconds while in the middle of typing the same e mail.
(See message below)
This is constantly happening and I do not know what to do to stop it.
It is very anoying and a distraction while typing an e mail.

PLEASE HELP ME & E MAIL ME A FIX TO THIS PROBLEM

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    I have some really great news! This issue has been fixed, and writing and saving draft messages should once again be working normally.

    All of us here really appreciate your patience while we corrected this problem. We know what an inconvenience something like this can be, so we are very sorry if this impacted you!

    Thank you for using Yahoo Mail!

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      • RustyRusty commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Mine is losing files or unable to continue and throws you our of message writing. plus messenger still keeps forcing itself up whilst typing a normal email. Not impressed

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I don't have a problem with the 'confirm close' notice since it never comes up... instead, the email just closes while I'm typing. I then go to the draft folder and re-open it...only to have it happen again 2 sentences later.

      • GG commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Wait for it.......... here comes a bu//**** response from Yahoo that it has been fixed, then they'll close this suggestion to voting, then someone else will post the exact same suggestion, which Yahoo will say is fixed.......Ad Nauseum!!!!!!

      • GG commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm calling bu//**** on Yahoo - absolutely is not fixed.

      • GG commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I'm calling ******** on Yahoo - absolutely is not fixed.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This is without question the worst "upgrade" to any software I have ever used. Everything about it is inconsistent, counter-intuitive and annoying. I can't get through an email without having to cancel the "confirm close" message every 10 seconds and chase away the ads every 5 seconds even though I have ad blocker. I even tried to pay for ad free mail out of desperation but when following the directions to "hover over settings" and choose ad free mail it didnt even exist, wasn't an option. I am now trying to figure out how to migrate to a new email service, I have had it with Yahoo.

      • carolinecaroline commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Larry: Some things worked better (formatting, attachments), some did not work at all that way (I couldn't open 'sent' file, couldn't check 'spam' file before I deleted everything), so I had to change it back again. Oh, a pox on Yahoo!

      • kriskris commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This doesn't appear to be fixed on my end at all. In fact the messages pop up more frequently disrupting the flow of constructing an email.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I am also having problems with trying to respond to some of my letters because I can no longer drag and drop on my computer?? Don't know why. If I try to answer a letter in a different color text, it jumps to the top of the page everytime that I right click my cursor.---Very annoying because I scroll down to where I was and then the next time I right click my cursor, it goes back to the top of the page.

      • LarryLarry commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I got the pop-ups to stop, got my tabs back at the top, got the formatting, attachments, emoticons, everything as "normal" (whatever that means).
        Go to Yahoo.com (NOT your email page). Then go up to Tools - Compatibility View Settings. You will see Yahoo.com in the box.. click "Add". Yahoo. com will then be listed in the added compatibility. Then your email should be ok. Good luck!!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        This doesn't appear to be solved ... at least not for me. I continue to get these same pop-ups with Yahoo email.

      • ChristineChristine commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Hello my e-mail acct is cmdalto2@yahoo.ca and I can confirm that the problem is NOT resolved, the stupid "Confirm close, save draft, keep writing" keeps popping up every two seconds and it is insanely frustrating as are all the other zillion glitches in the new Yahoo that was foisted upon us.

        Le me enumerate some of the other problems:

        1) When replying to an e-mail, it is impossible to attach photos, adjust font, etc, because the options bar cannot be displayed, even if I scroll down all the way to the bottom. So, a new e-mail message must be started, with content copied and pasted from the previous message. Totally unacceptable and inconvenient.

        2) Stationary is no longer available.

        3) It is impossible to start writing one message and go back to your inbox without losing your msg and having to retrieve it in drafts. This is probably one of the most significant and seriously irritating changes. WHERE ARE THE &*& TABS AT THE TOP?????? We need to multitask, Come on Yahoo! It is totally insane that I can't check my inbox and open MULTIPLE e-mails at the same time!

        4) The HORRIBLE HORRIBLE "conversations" which are totally incoherent, impossible to read, etc etc.

        5) and on and on and on and on...

        4)

      • CarolCarol commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Same problem here with it repeatedly acting like I am exiting while I am typing an email. I also cannot open emails at times and having trouble with attachments. Hate that I am PAYING for this bad service. PLEASE FIX THIS!

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