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Yahoo! Mail is not letting me attach files to send. This problem started suddenly and inexplicably on 18 October 2011. I have tried multiple browsers. I have tried re-installing browsers. I have tried to attach both .docx and .doc files (files that are clearly well below the maximum allowed size).

Sometimes the system just hangs and sometimes I get an error message in red type (sorry, can't recall the specific text of the message). Has anyone else experienced this?

More importantly, does anyone have a solution?

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closed as off-topic by Al E., Jacob Jan Tuinstra, Eight Days of Malaise, ChrisF Dec 11 '13 at 23:24

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Seems you are not the only one: answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20111019061525AAmZFeD – Alex Oct 19 '11 at 19:02
It's either localized or it got solved, because I just sent an email with attachments and it worked just fine. – Alex Oct 19 '11 at 21:20
This question is about an old issue from a specific moment in time. It is unlikely to help any future readers. – Al E. Dec 6 '13 at 15:20

Had the problem Yahoo email. Found if I went to the IE tool bar and clicked on "tools" and brought up my "add on mangaement" screen. From there I disabled the Adobe shock wave softwear. Now I could once again attach files to my email. This problem developed when my Yahoo was up graded. Good Luck.

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