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Urgent Help Required - Paypal not showing as a payment option


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Hi All,


Long story cut short... been using paypal for years then all of a sudden in the last month paypal payments had dropped any order numbers (so there was no order created in OSC although payment had been made for it) - would get order through with "Detailed invoice at http://www.XXXX.co.nz/shop/account_history_info.php?order_id= ". OSC has no record of this order!


SO, I thought it was an IPN issue and have since installed PayPal_Shopping_Cart_IPN. I uninstalled all other paypal options (as it said too) but now I have NO PAYPAL. Although I followed instructions and it installed (or seemed to) it is not showing up as a payment option during checkout! HEEEELLLPPPP


When i reinstalled the old paypal option that does not show either!


URGENT HELP PLEASE - we use paypal for our download options.


Thanks Muchly if you can help.



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From my experience I fixed the following way:


1) I uploaded the php.ini file with the following:


to the following folder:



if the above method don't help, I recommend to check the IPN logs on PayPal and error log on web hosting account to investigate the issue.

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Thanks. That did not fix it. Driving me NUTS!!! Only happened after installing osCommerce_PayPal_IPN_2_3_4_6 module! Think I will manually uninstall that! See how I go.

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Finally it goes. I removed and installed it again and now it goes. Maybe the ini file helped but i had to remove it and reinstall it?

Not sure, but it goes now!

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