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To use your Yahoo account in MSN Messenger, you first need to make a .NET Passport using your Yahoo email address.
How can I get a Yahoo account in MSN messenger to work? I know is not science fiction or something because I have seen it work.
Using your Yahoo account - or any other account - in MSN Messenger isn't science fiction, but it's not really science fact either. It's a slight misunderstanding.
But using your Yahoo account to get at MSN Messenger is quite possible. It's just not quite what you think.
For all practical purposes, Yahoo and MSN don't talk to each other. So using your Yahoo account to log in to MSN Messenger doesn't work.
MSN Messenger uses the .NET Messaging Service, and along with it, the .NET Passport service for your account.
Passport takes an email address as your ID. While most are probably Hotmail addresses (since that's where passport originates), any email address will actually do.
Even your yahoo mail address.
So therein lies the key: simply create a .NET Passport account using your Yahoo email address. It'll kinda-sorta feel like you're using your Yahoo account, but you're not. You're logging in via Passport.
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