Internet browsers crash when file upload or download clicked

Mon, 2010-10-04 23:28 by srspom · Forum/category:

Running Windows XP SP3.

Whenever I try to upload a file to (or download a file from) a website, instead of opening up a file dialog box as normal to select a file to upload (or select a location to save the downloaded file to) the browser just crashes (closes).

This occurs for Firefox 3 and Internet Explorer 8.

Occurs on any webpage that uses the standard windows file dialog box.

(Works ok when uploading image files to Yahoo groups because Yahoo's own file uploader is used instead.)

Even installed Google Chrome browser for the first time but that too crashes upon file up/download. Thus I suspect it is not a browser issue but an issue with my Windows XP.

Does anyone have any ideas please???


Tue, 2010-10-05 08:05 by admin

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