Thunderbird? cannot view or save attachments

Hi guys,
I use thunderbird along with firefox, but cannot view attachments in my emails. Doesn#t matter what type of file, I am unable to view or even save to or detach. I have to resort to downloading again to my outlook express inbox and opening in there?? I tried running oe with firefox but could conflicted so tried thunderbird, but have this attachment problem. Any info would be of use. I have tried the forums on mozilla website but no one seems to have the same problem??

  DieSse 23:15 30 Jun 06

*I tried running oe with firefox but could conflicted*

It doesn't conflict - they'll run quite happily together.

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*cannot view attachments in my emails*

What actually happens when you double-click an attachment in Thunderbird?

They may well run happily together except the problem with oe and firefox I have is, any hyperlink in an email in oe links to my C:\ documents and settings folder?? so I tried thunderbird which is fine until I try and open an attachment, on double clicking nothing happens. I have tried saving to file or detaching but i receive a dialogue stating.. "unable to save attachment please check file name and try again later"?? It will only offer me all files as the file type to save to.

  DieSse 12:07 01 Jul 06

Attchments not opening correctly on OE - suspect a pop-up stopper or anti-spam program. If you have one, try disbling it first - then try uninstalling it.

It's just possible it could be affecting TBird too, but could find no reports of this.

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