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Help - PayPal error when donating

Postby ADMIN » Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:59 pm

When attempting to use PayPal, you may encounter an error "Sorry - your last action could not be completed".

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This is the due to the way your browser deals with cookies.
You can easily solve this, as follows:

For Internet Explorer:

Go to Tools -> Internet Options, click on the Privacy tab

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Click the Advanced button, and then check the checkbox that says "Override automatic cookie handling".

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Then click OK to close the "Advanced Privacy Settings" dialog box, and OK to close the Internet Options dialog box.


For FireFox 3.5:

Go to Tools > Options click on Privacy tab

In History Firefox will: Select Use custom settings for history
Ensure the Accept third-party cookies box is checked
Click OK
(No restart is required)

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If you are running an older version, then the menus may differ, but look for a setting that accepts 3rd-party cookies.


A great way to test that it works, is to try it with this link, and click on the Donate button. :wink:
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Re: Help - PayPal error

Postby ADMIN » Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:56 pm

With thanks to Lou VK3ALB for giving me a heads up that Firefox can have issues with PayPal as well, I have updated the above.
It now includes a simple procedure and screen shot for FireFox.

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