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Offline Chicago Bob

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My gmail dissappeared!
« on: May 20, 2013, 09:09:16 PM »
I can get to my account page and everything but when I click on the gmail link at top of page it takes me to this...Invalid URL
The requested URL "/mail/", is invalid.

Reference #9.66ce8f18.1369098347.7fd8180

I can access my messages on my phone but no gmail on PC no more. What in the world?? ???
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Re: My gmail dissappeared!
« Reply #1 on: May 20, 2013, 09:25:28 PM »
I did a quick google search (got several hits) and came across this:

http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!topic/gmail/tac4QiOXYfk

If you know how to run terminal commands then you need to enter:

 ipconfig /flushdns

Most of the hits indicated it was about your internet connection.  You can also think about rebooting your computer and also reboot your modem.

good luck.

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Re: My gmail dissappeared!
« Reply #2 on: May 20, 2013, 09:29:25 PM »
Thanks Mitch; I checked and saw those posts and tried the run command. Forgot about rebooting. Going to try that now. It's weird cause all a sudden my gmail "pinned tab" on Fire Fox went away and then the bad URL started..strange.
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Re: My gmail dissappeared!
« Reply #3 on: May 20, 2013, 09:38:36 PM »
Thanks Mitch; I checked and saw those posts and tried the run command. Forgot about rebooting. Going to try that now. It's weird cause all a sudden my gmail "pinned tab" on Fire Fox went away and then the bad URL started..strange.

When you did the flushdns, did you also clear your cache?  In reading further, the solutions suggested you needed to do both.

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Re: My gmail dissappeared!
« Reply #4 on: May 20, 2013, 09:46:18 PM »
When you did the flushdns, did you also clear your cache?  In reading further, the solutions suggested you needed to do both.

- Mitch
Yes I did. 
All is well..good 'ol reboot kicked it in it's....

Thank you Mitch!  :chef:
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Re: My gmail dissappeared!
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2013, 10:09:40 PM »
Easy peazzy, as your avatar says.   8)

I have found the two best pieces of advice on computer issues, solving a huge percentage of problems, are:

1 Reboot
2 RTFM (Read the ... Manual)

After that, it gets harder.

Glad you are back in business.  If only I could reboot some of my pizza disappointments.

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Re: My gmail dissappeared!
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2013, 10:14:45 PM »
Easy peazzy, as your avatar says.   8)

I have found the two best pieces of advice on computer issues, solving a huge percentage of problems, are:

1 Reboot
2 RTFM (Read the ... Manual)

After that, it gets harder.

Glad you are back in business.  If only I could reboot some of my pizza disappointments.
Now 'cmon Mitch; your pizza disappointments are few an far between.
I need to learn to stop throwing away those manuals like I do when I fist see one in the box!  ;D
Thanks again for your help buddy.  8)

Bob
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