Why doesn't apple mail attachments?

Dear sage & powerful masters of technology,

After a recent update, I'm afraid that my application of apple mail no longer accepts attachments.  I am running OSX 10.9.5.

Is there a way to fix this?

Also has anyone seen this problem?

What is the best way to solve this problem?

Thank you for your help and time.  Please let me know if I can be of any help to you in this or other issues.

Your humble,



What happens when you try to attach something?

If the problem is still there, try to start safe mode using your usual account.  Disconnect all devices except those necessary for the test. Shut down the computer and then put it up after a 10 second wait. Immediately after hearing the startup chime, hold down the SHIFT key and continue to hold it until the gray Apple icon and a progress bar appear. Startup is considerably slower than normal. This will reset some caches, forces a check for directory and disables all start-up and connection, among other things. When you restart normally, the initial restart may be slower than normal. If the system is operating normally, there may be 3rd party applications that pose a problem. Try to delete/disable the third-party applications after a reboot using the United Nations to the Installer application or instructions to uninstall using the developer. For each disable/remove, you need to restart if you do them all at once.

Safe mode

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