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File Upload Hangs on All Browsers

Posted on 2014-03-25
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All of a sudden when I try to upload a file from any browser the browser session hangs.
Can anyone tell me how to fix?
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Question by:ddefreitas
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by:web_tracker
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It is possible that the file you are trying to upload is corrupt or too large. copy it to a memory stick and see if you can upload it from another computer. Or there may be server problems on the server you are trying to upload the file to.
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by:ddefreitas
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Thanks for that.  Maybe I did not explain correctly.  As I click on the browse button to go and look for a file it is at that stage the file dialog box that allows you to look for a file on my computer does not work and the browser session hangs.
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Are you the only user who logs on to this computer (only one login name for this computer)? Is this computer a part of the network, or is it a personal computer that you log on locally?

One thing you might try is to click the windows icon, then in windows xp click run, windows 7 just start typing. Type cmd press enter. then in the dos window you want to type SFC /scannow press enter. You may be able to get away without your windows discs, but may get a prompt insert your operating system disc. Once the system file checker has finished running, reboot the computer.
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by:ddefreitas
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Hello, Sorry did not get back.  What I did was remove and reinstall all my browsers and that seems to have fixed the problem.  I did this before trying your suggestions so not sure if they would have worked as the problem has gone(hopefully for good).  I would like to award the points to you for your input
Thanks
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Thanks for awarding me the points, best of luck, hopefully you don't run into more issues in regard to uploading your files.
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