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Can't open attachments

When I click on any attachment, I get this message:
"Message from webpae. The new window appears to have been blocked by a popup blocker.

For best results, we recommend that you add Yahoo! Mail to your popup blocker's list of allowed sites. Some popup blockers will temporarily allow a window if you hold down the Ctrl key."

I don't know what a "popup blocker" is or how access it. For several months, If I clicked on OK and clicked on an attachment again, it opened. Now, if I click on OK, the attachments won't open.

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  • Anonymous Mar 20, 2014

    yahoo mail no longer allows me to add attachments on this computfer

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In your internet the popup for attachments is blockd it means new window it wil open so it can be showd in left down corner to get your pop up window your attachemnts can be shown

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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.




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Cannot open my emails


Which email acc.????...
Windows Live Hotmail allows users to view attachments within a Web browser or save them to the system's hard drive.
If Hotmail can't open an attachment, the problem lies with an incompatible file format or Hotmail's automatic blocking service.
You may need new software for opening unfamiliar formats, while blocked files are permanently inaccessible from within Hotmail.
Accessing these files requires action by the sender or forwarding the file to a different email client. Incompatible File Format
Occasionally a sender may attach a file that simply doesn't work with any software you have installed on the system.
Attempting to open the attachment will result in a "Windows cannot open this file" message or similar error display.
Many programs use very specific file formats that don't operate with most other software, such as Photoshop's PSD image files or Microsoft PowerPoint's PPT files.
Ask the sender to convert the file to a more widely compatible format, or install the appropriate software on the system to open the attachment.

Blocked Attachments
Hotmail blocks attachments it believes may contain unsafe or otherwise malicious code.
This includes any and all executable file types, including MSI, EXE, HTML, STC and COM files, along with many others.
Attachments blocked in this way result in a "Windows Live Hotmail has blocked some attachments" message when viewing the email.
While this service does block many real threats to system security, Hotmail may occasionally deny access to an item from a trusted sender.
Unfortunately, these files become permanently inaccessible once blocked by Hotmail, and accessing them requires using a workaround outside the Hotmail application.
Only attempt to access attachments you trust as safe.


Forward Workaround While Hotmail cannot open blocked attachments, it allows users to forward the message with the blocked file still attached.
Send the file to a different email client, and open the attachment using that account instead. Note other clients may have different security measures, but some will still block access to executable files and other potentially harmful data.

Compression Workaround

Ask the sender to package the attachment into a ZIP, RAR or other compressed file format before attaching.
Hotmail will not block any file type located inside a compressed archive.
Both Windows and OS X can create compressed ZIP files, and free utilities such as Zipeg and 7-Zip can create many other types of archives as well.
Some email clients, such as Gmail, will not allow users to send some file formats, even when packaged into an archive file.


http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows7/Compress-and-uncompress-files-zip-files


http://ask-leo.com/windows_live_hotmail_has_blocked_some_attachments_how_do_i_get_around_that.html

Aug 24, 2013 | Computers & Internet

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Ican't figure out how to send an attachment on gmail.


In your new email message click on the paper click in the lower left hand corner. This will open a choose to pick your file. You can also open Finder and drag the file you want to attach into the Compose Message window.

Feb 24, 2013 | Google Gmail

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I can sign in to Hotmail, but I can't open any of the messages


Windows Live Hotmail allows users to view attachments within a Web browser or save them to the system's hard drive.


If Hotmail can't open an attachment, the problem lies with an incompatible file format or Hotmail's automatic blocking service.


You may need new software installed on your computer IE: adobe . direct x , zip for opening unfamiliar formats, while blocked files are permanently inaccessible from within Hotmail.


Accessing these files requires action by the sender or forwarding the file to a different email client.


Incompatible File Format


Occasionally a sender may attach a file that simply doesn't work with any software you have installed on the system.


Attempting to open the attachment will result in a "Windows cannot open this file" message or similar error display.


Many programs use very specific file formats that don't operate with most other software, such as Photoshop's PSD image files or Microsoft PowerPoint's PPT files.


Ask the sender to convert the file to a more widely compatible format, or install the appropriate software on the system to open the attachment.


Blocked Attachments


Hotmail blocks attachments it believes may contain unsafe or otherwise malicious code.

This includes any and all executable file types, including MSI, EXE, HTML, STC and COM files, along with many others.


Attachments blocked in this way result in a "Windows Live Hotmail has blocked some attachments" message when viewing the email.


While this service does block many real threats to system security, Hotmail may occasionally deny access to an item from a trusted sender.


Unfortunately, these files become permanently inaccessible once blocked by Hotmail, and accessing them requires using a workaround outside the Hotmail application.


Only attempt to access attachments you trust as safe.

Forward Workaround


While Hotmail cannot open blocked attachments, it allows users to forward the message with the blocked file still attached.


Send the file to a different email client, and open the attachment using that account instead.


Note other clients may have different security measures, but some will still block access to executable files and other potentially harmful data.


Compression Workaround


Ask the sender to package the attachment into a ZIP, RAR or other compressed file format before attaching.


Hotmail will not block any file type located inside a compressed archive.

Both Windows and OS X can create compressed ZIP files, and free utilities such as Zipeg and 7-Zip can create many other types of archives as well.


Some email clients, such as Gmail, will not allow users to send some file formats, even when packaged into an archive file.


Hope this helps

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How do i send picture message on a htc


http://www.htc.com/uk/howto.aspx?p_id=283&id=36
this is a good how-to for a multimedia message, which includes pictures.
  1. Press HOME and then tap Messages.
    If the Messages icon is not on your Home screen, tap the All Programs button on the bottom-left corner of the Home screen and then tap Messages.
  2. On the All messages screen, tap Compose message.
  3. Enter the mobile phone number or begin typing the name of the message recipient in the To field. As you enter the phone number or name, matching contacts will appear on the screen. Tap a recipient to add the person to the To field. If no matching contact is found, enter the recipient's phone number.
  4. Tap the text box containing the text "Tap to compose," and then start composing your message. As you near the 160 character limit, a counter will appear in the top right corner of the text box to tell you how many characters are left. You can still continue composing your message if it exceeds 160 characters. A new message is automatically created and attached to your original message, and will appear as a single message to the recipient.
  5. Press MENU and then tap Attach.
  6. On the Attach window, select the type of attachment you want to send:
  • Picture. Opens the Albums application. Tap the album containing the picture you want to use, and then tap the picture to attach it to your message.

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In yahoo mail inbox page screen reader problem is appearing


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How do i access email attachment


Templemant.

I hope these instructions (taken from Outlook's Help) answers your question. Please let me know if there's anything else I can help with.

If you found this useful, be sure to rate it.

Happy Computing!

--Sandy

Open an attachment from the Reading Pane
  1. In the message list, select the message that has the attachment.
  2. In the Reading Pane, double-click the attachment.

Note If you are given the choice between opening and saving the attachment, keep in mind that it is a good idea to save the file first and then scan it by using an antivirus program before you open it.
Open an attachment from the message list

  1. In the message list, right-click the message that has the attachment.
  2. On the shortcut menu, click View Attachments, and then click the name of the attachment.
Open an attachment from an open message
  1. Open the message that has the attachment.
  2. Double-click the attachment.

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I don't seem to be able to send photos by Kodak Easyshare e-mail even though I am on line and the address is correct.


Ditch Kodak Easyshare and just use your email program:
Attachment basics When you send photos in e-mail, the photos go along for the ride as attachments, just like any other file you add to an e-mail.
To attach a photo in Outlook:
  1. Click New to open a Message window.
  2. Fill in the To and Subject boxes as usual and type any message you wish to accompany the photos.
  3. Click Insert File (the paperclip icon), locate your file through the Insert File box, click the file's name and then click the Insert button. If you wish to add multiple files from within the same folder, hold down the Ctrl key while clicking multiple files, then click the Insert button.
  4. Repeat Step 3 for any other files you wish to attach.
  5. Click Send.
In Outlook Express:
  1. Click Create Mail to open a New Message window.
  2. Fill in the To and Subject lines and type in your message.
  3. Click the Attach button, locate the file in the Insert Attachment box and click Attach. Use Ctrl-click to select multiple files.
  4. Click Send.
In Netscape Mail:
  1. Click New Message to open the Compose window.
  2. Fill in the To and Subject lines, and type in your message.
  3. Click the Attach button or, in Netscape 6, click in the empty Attachments box.
  4. Select your file in the Enter Files To Attach dialog and click Open.
  5. To attach multiple files, repeat Steps 3 and 4.
  6. Click Send.

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Attachments to E-mail won't come up


Turn Off Attachment Blocking in Outlook Express 6.1 SP1 Introduction Many viruses are transmitted through files attached to e-mail messages. For this reason, blocking of attachments is now a standard feature of many e-mail programs, including Outlook Express 6.1 SP1. Attachment blocking has been available in Outlook Express for some time, but it is now turned on by default.
When using Outlook Express to read your e-mail, you may notice a yellow message stating: “OE removed access to the following unsafe attachments in your mail: filename(s).” Please note that the attachment is still included in the message, you simply cannot access it because of a security restriction that can be turned off. These instructions explain how to turn off this restriction.
Procedure
  1. In Outlook Express, select the Tools menu, and click Options.
  2. Select the Security tab, clear the Do not allow attachments to be saved or opened that could potentially be a virus check box, and click OK.

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  3. You should now have access to all attachments in your e-mail messages. Remember, you should never open an attachment unless you are certain it does not contain a virus. It is recommended that you save the file first, and then open it from the saved location.

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What is the procedure for sending pictures over the Internet in FinePixViewer?


To send a FinePixViewer image file in an e-mail message as an attachment, Microsoft Outlook Express or Microsoft Outlook 2000 e-mail software is required. 1. In the "My Computer" window on your PC, select "Internet Options" in "Control Panel" and click "Programs". 2. Check that "Outlook Express" or Outlook" 2000" is displayed in the "E-mail" field. Attaching an image file to an e-mail message 1. Launch FinePix Viewer. 2. Select the folder containing the image file in the folder tree display area on the left. Thumbnails of the images in the folder appear on the right. "Outlook Express" or "Outlook 2000" is displayed in the "E-mail" field. 3. Click the thumbnail for the image file to be attached to the e-mail. To attach multiple files, hold down the [Ctrl] key on the keyboard and click the images to select them. To deselect an image file, click the image again. 4. With the thumbnail for the image file to be attached still selected, select "Mail sending" in the "File" menu. Your e-mail software starts up and the image file is attached to a message. Fill in the destination address, title and the message body, and then use the usual procedure to send the message. * images files sent using FinePixViewer can be no larger than 1 MB and no more than 10 files in total. If the total file size is greater than 1 MB, a warning message appears when you click [Mail sending]. If the files are too large, decrease the number of files until the warning message no longer appears. Note also that you should not exit FinePixViewer until mail transmission is completed, otherwise it will not be possible to send the e-mail message with the attached image file. * Some service providers place limits on the sizes of files that can be attached to an e-mail message. The transmission of large image files can also take a considerable time. Select "Mail Transmission Settings" from the "Settings" menu in FinePixViewer and resize the attached image files so that they are no larger than necessary.

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