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  • I have been having problems all week, and I just noticed Yahoo is still using version 2.3.3 and I have had it on automatic updates. I have been waiting on replies from my last 2 emails I sent to Yahoo with questions.

    Anybody here host with Yahoo that can tell me how to manually update? I’m scared I’ll lose information or settings to my site when I do. But I am wondering if updating would be a cure for the problems my site’s been having all week.

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  • I didn’t have a ton of problem doing a manual update – if you use this page with additional detail, it should help with things not being overwritten.

    http://codex.wordpress.org/Upgrading_WordPress_Extended

    If you don’t use an FTP client already, I’d highly recommend that over the sorry attempt at a file manager Yahoo! provides.

    That said, I’m having massive issues with commenting, and have been for a while – my last blog they got totally corrupted, and getting an answer from Yahoo! support is about as likely as me turning into a man.

    Ok thanks, I’ll look it over in a little while, about to walk to return some movies which is 7+ miles round trip, maybe it will bring some stress…

    Yeah only reason I went with Yahoo was because I only had to pay 3 months at a time instead of a full 12 months which I can’t currently afford, barely affording programs for college! Thanks for the link.

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