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"Your request is prohibited because it would cause a cycle." my

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"Your request is prohibited because it would cause a cycle."
my yahoo account was compromised and address book hacked.
it was temporarily shut down and unable to send email messages.

i am now able to work with yahoo again after 4 days.
in the meantime, every time i open "safari" i am now met
with the new error: Your request is prohibited because it would cause a cycle.

could you help?

Steve Herrod :

Hi, I'll be happy to help with this issue

Steve Herrod :

Can you let me know if the Safari homepage is set to the Yahoo Mail login?

Steve Herrod :

If so - do you get the same message when going here?

Steve Herrod :

Let me know

Steve Herrod :

cheers

Steve Herrod :

Steve

Customer:

hi, yes. it appears when i open safari, not firefox.

Customer:

actually when i think about it. i type yahoo into address box then yahoo page comes up. i think at some point i set it up so yahoo appears.

Customer:

let me check the link you enclosed...

Customer:

no i do not get same message at your link.

Customer:

just to clariy, this problem began when i got hacked. i click on safari on my dock, a blank white page opens with the error message in black bold at top. i then type yahoo in address box then i get to yahoo with no issue.

Customer:

feel free to text. on an off line today. shoveling snow.

Steve Herrod :

Thanks - will be back online at 2PM EST but what I was wanting to check was if this was a saved link then we could update it to the new version

Steve Herrod :

but let me know when convenient

Customer:

hi steve. you put me on right track. went into my safari system preferences.i updated the link.

Customer:

i can now open safari from my dock and go straight to yahoo page. error message gone. thank you so much. it solved my issue.

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