tiscali webmail+attacments

  bobatnorthway 14:15 20 Nov 2005

When using Tiscali webmail, i am unable to select a file as an attachment or to modify, I am aware of the restriction on size of file, but this does not come into the equasion as, I am unable to even browse the file for selection, when I hit the button for add/modify attachment, I get an audible error sound and nothing else.

  Skyver 14:27 20 Nov 2005

Is your Java up to date? click here

  bobatnorthway 14:34 20 Nov 2005

yes java is upto date, I have also tried the same excercise using my lycos webmail with the same results.

  Skyver 14:39 20 Nov 2005

Using Internet Explorer 6? What firewall/AV software do you use? Any privacy software (Mcafee Privacy Service for example)?

  Skyver 14:40 20 Nov 2005

A popup blocker could prevent the link working too.

  bobatnorthway 14:44 20 Nov 2005

I have disabled Norton Security, with no effect.

  Skyver 14:48 20 Nov 2005

In the IE status bar you should see something like this when you mouse over the Attachment link h--p://webmail.tiscali.co.uk/mail/VerifyGet?sid=6DC8BF9E4F4739B2FCAB62717B43C7DB97C4529E&userid=**youremail**@tiscali.co.uk&seq=C&auth=AWTXBMNSZ12ROHI1#
Do `copy link shortcut`, open a new Internet Explorer window and paste it into the address bar. It should take you back to the Tiscali log in page which will confirm it's not a malformed URL

  Skyver 14:56 20 Nov 2005

Looks like i broke the page...

  bobatnorthway 15:33 20 Nov 2005

Have tried as you suggested and on copying & pasting address I get the following-

Invalid authentication – please contact us. (57)

  Skyver 15:45 20 Nov 2005

I can't get that message to appear even if I edit the url to make it wrong. Did you store your Tiscali password with IE? It may need clearing out. Tools/Internet Options/Content/Autocomplete.
Do you get a privacy warning icon in the status bar when using webmail? A small no-entry sign.

  bobatnorthway 16:03 20 Nov 2005

No i get no such warning, when I try to clear passwords in ie options, it hangs and then, programm not responding message

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