when i try to attach a file it says invalid file specified. please try again.

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

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Firefox
General
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major
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
13 years ago
8 years ago

People

(Reporter: kate21k, Unassigned)

Tracking

1.0 Branch
PowerPC
Mac OS X
Points:
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Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Whiteboard: [closeme 2010-02-01], URL)

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Description

13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; PPC Mac OS X Mach-O; en-US; rv:1.7.12) Gecko/20050915 Firefox/1.0.7

this happens for word and photos, in this yahoo account.  does not happen with safari.  I tried it from another yahoo account, and it did not happen.  i have not changed any preferences on my mail account, i am not near my limit or anything like that.  it will not let me attach any files

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open a yahoo mail account
2.click compose, attach files, browse, select file
3.when you go to hit attach same thing happens

Actual Results:  
this invalid entry thing pops up

Expected Results:  
attach the file

i saw similar problems, but not exactly the same.
Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20051112 Firefox/1.5 ID:2005111223

Works for me.

Comment 2

13 years ago
What are the exact words of the error message? Also, does this occur in version 1.5? http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
people are reporting this in camino as well. i'm attaching a jpeg of the error someone sent to me.

this might be mac-only, but i'm surprised it's not blocking anything.
Severity: normal → critical
Flags: blocking1.8.1?
Created attachment 203273 [details]
screenshot of error dialog
*** Bug 316399 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***

Comment 6

8 years ago
do you see this in FF 3.5 started in safe mode?
 https://support.mozilla.com/en-US/kb/Safe+Mode
Severity: critical → major
Whiteboard: [closeme 2010-02-01]
Version: unspecified → 1.0 Branch

Comment 7

8 years ago
Closing as incomplete. Should the information be added this can be reopened.
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 8 years ago
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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