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by: eddie11013 May 24, 2008 2:03 PM PDT

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Yahoo Mail Issue

by eddie11013 - 5/24/08 2:03 PM

Trying to help my brother on his computer. We both have a Yahoo mail account. They both say Yahoo Mail classic. But when I open the compose area in my computer, the various icons - cut - copy - paste are visible and can be used. His, compose area, does not show these. Also, for some strange reason, his cursor blinks at the extreme left margin, whereas on my computer the cursor blinks a couple of spaces to the left of the extreme left margin. When you open an email on my computer, you can select printable view. That option is not on his computer. Hmmm. I dont understand. I dont have a clue where to start. I ran anti stuff, AVG free, SuperAntiSpyWare, Ccleaner - also its registry cleaner, Spyware Blaster is installed and up to date, ran a defrag and also scandisk. We both have and use IE6 without issues. Havent had any nasties in years.

His computer - Windows XP Home, SP2, all updates, eMachines T1105 desktop. On an unrelated point, just raised the memory to 512MB from 256.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions/guidance. And, yes, we both know that you can simply use the right click menu, or the copy / paste from up above, but thats not the point.

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