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    Last Updated: November 30, 2010
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    Reasons downloads can be blocked:

    • Security programs:
      • Downloads may be blocked by a variety of different security programs on your computer including your anti-virus, anti-spyware or firewall program.
      • If this happens please follow the instructions on the alert to allow or approve the download.
    • Web browser:
      • You could get an alert from your web browser, such as Internet Explorer or Firefox, that the download or site may be unsafe.
      • Click the appropriate button on the alert to allow the download to continue.

    Information about Yahoo Downloads:

    • Safe download: Our library is scanned for malware and our procedures make downloading from our site the safest place on the Internet to acquire a download.
    • About the download manager tool: The download manager tool is integrated into the Yahoo Downloads site to aid in the fast, efficient and safe delivery of the download.
    • Install download manager tool: Please approve any alerts triggered by your computer to allow this handy utility to install on your system so that the download can be delivered.

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