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I cant download attachments from friends , mostly spreadsheets

Says file is not corrupt then shows file is opening and/or saving but does not complete download.....sits and shows progress but never finishes

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Usually if you cant open a file its because you dont have the right program to read it.if you go to adobe.com you can download adobe reader 9 for free and that reads most attachments,if you have any more problems readind files,please contact me again and and we can find what you need.

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Can't get most of my attachments to appear


With the Web-based Yahoo! Mail service, you can attach to your email message a saved Web page or another document in HyperText Markup Language format.
When you attach an HTML file in this way, Yahoo! Mail won't display the HTML content of the attached file in the email message body.
To view the attachment, you must click the attachment tab above the email message.Yahoo! Mail and HTML
Yahoo! Mail is a Web-based service and it's fully compatible with the coding languages used to design and display Web content, including HTML and XML, Extensible Markup Language.
This means emails sent or received in Rich text or HTML format include clickable hyperlinks, graphics and other Web design elements.
However, Yahoo! handles emails with HTML attachments in a different way to email messages formatted with HTML.

About Yahoo! Mail Attachments
Like most email programs and online services, Yahoo! Mail offers an attachment feature for adding images, video clips, audio files and HTML document to email messages.
Some email programs display the content of the attached file in the email message body, but Yahoo! Mail doesn't provide this feature for any file attachment, whether it's an image, video clip or HTML document.


Viewing Yahoo! Mail Attachments When you attach an HTML document or another file to your Yahoo! Mail message, an "Attachments" button labeled with a "Paperclip" icon appears below the email address fields and above the email message body.
Clicking the "Attachments" button opens a pane containing a list of all files attached to the email. The email sender or recipient can open each attachment to view the files by clicking the file name.

Considerations

When sending a Yahoo! Mail with an attachment, always explain the content of the attachment in the main body of the email message.
A brief explanation will encourage the recipient to click and open the attachment to view the HTML document.
Bear in mind that many email services automatically block HTML attachments because of the security risk of opening HTML files, which can contain viruses, phishing scams or open Web pages with inappropriate content.
If you want to share a favorite Web page with a friend or contact, include a hyperlink to the Web page rather than a saved copy as an HTML attachment.




Oct 17, 2013 | Yahoo Mail

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I am new to Yahoo and I cannot seem to attach anything. It just sits there saying that it needs time. I never had this problem with Comcast. What do I need to do t resolve it?


Yahoo Mail is a Web-based email program that is provided for free by Yahoo.
Anyone can sign up for the service to send and receive emails from friends and family.
Yahoo places restrictions on the size and type of attachments that can be sent and received when using Yahoo Mail.
Any email attachment that contains a virus, is too large or doesn't meet the file type requirements may be blocked by Yahoo.
Virus Scanner

Yahoo Mail scans each attachment that arrives or departs from your inbox with Norton AntiVirus.
If the virus scanning software detects a virus within an attachment, Yahoo will warn you and attempt to clean it.
Yahoo does not promise that every virus will be detected or cleaned by the Norton AntiVirus software.
Only accept attachments from people you know and trust.
Don't attempt to open blocked attachments if it is known to harbor a virus.
Large Attachments
Attachments exceeding 25 megabytes will not attach to an email.
Multiple attachments that exceed 25 megabytes will also be blocked by Yahoo Mail.
Once your attachments reach 25 megabytes, you will no longer be able to add any additional attachments.
If you have many attachments to send that exceed 25 megabytes, send several emails to send all of the attachments.
If you are receiving attachments, let the sender know that you are unable to receive any attachments larger than 25 megabytes.
Slow Connection Speed
It may appear that Yahoo is blocking your attachments if you have a slow dial-up connection because they may never appear to load.
Yahoo isn't actually blocking the attachment, the connection is just very slow.
A 25 megabyte file could take over an hour to download with a 56K dial-up connection.
Your computer may go to sleep or the download may be even slower if you surf the Web while your files upload.
File Type
Only certain file types can be sent using Yahoo Mail.
Yahoo Mail allows you to add audio files, images, HTML files, word processing documents, spreadsheets and many other types of files as attachments.
Some documents are not supported, but you can send unsupported file types by renaming them, including them in a RAR or ZIP archive, creating a Word document with the file, sending the file through Yahoo Messenger or you can upload the file elsewhere and send a link to the file via email.

Sep 25, 2013 | Yahoo Email Services

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Can not upload on my laptop


What cant you upload ??..
I assume its from your emails

You can share your photos and experiences with friends and family via email.
Your computer's "My Pictures" folder is a handy place to save photos you receive from loved ones, giving you quick access to your photos.
You can organize the folder as you would other folders on your computer by adding new files and folders; copying, pasting and renaming image files; and removing them altogether.
If you're unfamiliar with copying photos from your email and placing them in "My Pictures," just follow along for the email software and operating system that apply to you.

Open the email with the photo you want to copy.
Right-click on the photo and select "Save Image As."
This will open the "Save Image" dialog box.
Open these folders in the following order:
"Libraries, Documents, Pictures, My Pictures."
Click on "Save."
Your photo will be saved to "My Pictures."
Copying Photos from Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, and Hotmail for Windows Vista
Follow steps one and two in the previous section.
Navigate to "C:\users\username\Pictures" in Vista. In this case, "username" would apply to the login name you use to access your computer, such as "admin" or "firstinitiallastname."
Save your file.
Copying Photos from Yahoo! Mail, Gmail, and Hotmail for Windows 2000 and XP
Follow step one for Windows 7, then select "File, Save Attachments."
Browse to find the location where you want to save the picture.
The "My Pictures" folder should be under the "My Documents" folder.
Double-click on "My Documents" to expand it, then scroll down to the "My Pictures" folder and select it.
Click on "Save."
Copying Photos from Microsoft Outlook
Open Outlook and find the email with the photo you're copying.
Right-click on the image and select "Save As."
Follow the steps for the location of the "My Pictures" folder for your version of Windows
Copying Photos from Outlook Express
Open the photo attachment in Outlook Express.
Right-click on the image and select "Save Picture As."
Use the steps for the location of the "My Pictures" folder for your version of
AN EXAMPLE
Make a Folder
Click start all programs accessories open windows explorer navigate toMy Pictures Right click select New Folder and name it.
Click start all programs accessories open windows explorer navigate to your data / files right click on the music right copy navigate back to the destination drive right click select paste or hold the
Mouse cursor on the photo's or files drag them to folder
then drop them
or if you are downloading from the internet
Once it starts downloading windows will ask whether you want to run or save it
a browse option will open you can save it into a folder in my documents or another
device floppy or a usb device
if you need more help with this post a reply

Sep 08, 2013 | Email Services

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Where in the new yahoo email are my files for attqchments and photos and how do I find them???


Dear, when u will Sign in Yahoo, so when u will click in inbox , then you will see yours Mails, after that when u click on mail, then its opens ,and front of screen , u will see your files which is attach in the mail.

Jul 24, 2011 | Yahoo Mail

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How to see attachments in the received mails


HI,

Please follow the below step

step 1: Open yahoo.com

step 2: sign in

step 3: enter your email id and password

step 3: then after click on inbox

step 4: click on email which you want to read

step 5: so you can see please check attached jpg or etc its means one or more file attached with this email

step 6 : you can see any image left side

step 7 : click on this

step 8 : then you can see this massages (No virus threat detected, File: untitled.jpg download file

step 9: you need to click on download file

step 10: if you want only open and see or read this file then you click in open and if you want save this attached the file in your computer then you should select save option and define location for save a file

thanking you

davevipul197

Dec 20, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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Remove virus from account


1. Open Yahoo Mail. Use your Yahoo! user ID and password to sign in to Yahoo Mail. Open the email message suspected of containing a virus.
2. Find attachments. The attached files are in the header section above the body of the email. The names of the attachments will appear as blue, active hyperlinks, taking on the actual saved file name given by the sender.
3.Initiate automatic virus scanning and cleaning. Look for another link labeled "Scan and Download Attachment" and click it. If this link does not show, you may have to click directly on the attachment's file name. Look for the alert "Scanning attachment for viruses." The alert may appear for less than a second, dependent upon the size of the file; if you miss the brief message it is not important.
4. Wait and read results. After the virus scan completes, if no virus is detected, you will be given the go-ahead to download the attachment. If a virus is detected, Yahoo Mail will try to automatically clean the attachment, and then present the option to download.
Hopefully, it may help to protect your Email account.

Oct 18, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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Attachment problem


you cant download it at all...
as u hv uploaded it into the mail, ur system may have viruses... so try to remove all the viruses...

in case, if u find a way to download affected files from yahoo mail, post it here...

Open to suggestions...
please rate this solution.

Jan 11, 2010 | Yahoo Mail

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Unable to open video attachments to email


Open windows media player. Open tools. Preferences, file types, check all, save.

Jul 26, 2009 | Yahoo Mail

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I cant open my yahoo inbox


1. go to yahoo mail. (login in to this)
2. click on 'new' (left hand side top corner)
3. use 'attach' button and select one file in your computer.
4. fill the boxes(To, Cc, Subject) as per the requirement.
5. click on 'send' button once the attachment is complete.

thanks.

Jun 10, 2009 | Yahoo Mail

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Yahoo email problem - problem opening attachments


I had a similar problem with outlook express. A friend made a file on my desktop so that when an attchment comes in, instead of opening it I save it to this file and then open it from my desktop. I don't know if this can be down from yahoo but you could give it a go.

Nov 06, 2008 | Yahoo Mail

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