Yahoo messenger is the leading IM used world wide and has many features. But everyone doesnt need all of them.
There are many features that are selected by default in the YahooMessenger. These can be optimized according to your needs so that you see what you require.
1. Go to Yahoo messenger and click Preferences – general tab
2. Now click on Alerts and sounds
3. Like wise you can set apearance, archive, calling devices, chat, connection, ignore list, yahoo music, messages, privacy, webcam and super webcam settings.