Locate and save the complete Yahoo Messenger conversation history

What was that funny thing they said? We can help you find your old conversations. It’s simple.

Your "Profiles" folder contains your complete message history archive on your computer.

To locate the complete message history archive, follow the steps for your operating system:

  1. On your keyboard, press the key combination Windows Logo + R. This opens the "Run" command.
  2. Copy and paste the text below into the Run command and then click OK.
  3. Copy the Profiles folder to another computer in the appropriate location.

For Windows XP:


For Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 (32-bit):

%LocalAppData%\VirtualStore\Program Files\Yahoo\Messenger\

For Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8 (64-bit):

%LocalAppData%\VirtualStore\Program Files (x86)\Yahoo\Messenger

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