[Coco] [Color Computer] Yahoo has blocked all files etc
Neil Morrison email@example.com [ColorComputer]
ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com
Fri Dec 20 21:57:56 EST 2019
You'll be happy to know that the files and the photos are up on the new
group. I'm studying how links are done, and if the messages can be
On Fri, Dec 20, 2019 at 6:55 PM James Jacobs amigansoftware at gmail.com
[ColorComputer] <ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> Hi Neil
> It worked for me, mine was only a total of 250Mb though for all my
> groups. I must be a member of less groups than you.
> It consists of files.zip, messages.zip and links.zip, there is no
> photos.zip :-(
> On 12/21/19, shadow at shadowgard.com [ColorComputer]
> <ColorComputer at yahoogroups.com> wrote:
> > On 16 Dec 2019 at 13:54, Neil Morrison neilsmorr at gmail wrote:
> >> Yahoo has blocked access to files, photos, links etc. I assume the
> >> data is still there, since they claim you can download your own stuff
> >> until January, however no one can access anything except their own
> >> messages or uploads, not even moderators.
> > From what I understand from posts I've seen elsewhere, Yahoo's
> > download offer actually gets *all* the messages and files for the
> > groups. Doesn't get *any* photos.
> > I'm having to rely on hearsay, because I put in a request, and have
> > links to 7 2 gb files.
> > Slight problem. I can't *download* them. I can start a download in a
> > browser, but when it errors out, there's no way to resume it. I have
> > to start over.
> > I tried adding a utility that can resume (Internet download
> > Accelerator) but it doesn't seem to be able to resume either.
> > Part of the problem is that they are using extra security for the
> > download links. I have 2 factor authentication turned *off*, but to
> > get to the links, I not only have to give my userid and password, but
> > it insists on sending me an email with a 4 letter code to enter.
> > after a bit the links on the page don't work anymore, and refreshing
> > it has me go thru the whole rigamarole again.
> > If anybody has actually gotten this to work, please tell me how!
> > and (of course) yahoo doesn't have anything remotely close on their
> > help links.
> > --
> > Leonard Erickson (aka shadow)
> > shadow at shadowgard dot com
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