Gmail not loading in XP

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  1. Tony

    Tony Registered Member

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    After installing Office 2007 i decided to try Outlook Express 2007 to see its features and how it performs.

    I did this with Shadow Defender in shadow mode in case of any problems so they could be erased upon re-boot.

    Anyway i did actually quite like O.E and it worked fine with my Gmail account, but i wanted to try a few other email clients before making my mind up.

    I re-booted to start a clean session and when i started Firefox, Gmail and IGoogle pages would not load with the following errors...
    So i booted into my FD-ISR Vista snapshot and Gmail and IGoogle loaded just fine.
    Booted back to XP and they would not load.

    So i then Replaced my current XP snapshot with one of my FD-ISR archives from 10 days ago yet still Gmail and IGoogle homepage will not load yet they still work fine when i boot to my Vista snapshot.

    I also have the same problem when using Internet Explorer but only when in my XP snapshot.

    Any clues as to what may be the problem as i cannot figure out what may be causing this problem.
     
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    I was at my daughter's house today doing some maintenance work on her computer when the exact same thing happened to me. Same error msg... everything. I thought it had something to do w/ Online Armor FW which I just re-installed. Unfortunately I ran out of time and had to leave w/o figuring out exactly what was the issue. I told her to Call Verizon and report the problem. Not suggesting that misery loves company, but glad to hear it's not my / her problem exclusively. Report back if you find a solution. I'll pass this on to my daughter.

    ...screamer

    oh, btw: here at my house, Gmail loads fine. Go Figya
     
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    Thanks screamer.
    I really dont understand how it can load in vista yet not in xp even though i have gone back in time to a different snapshot that worked fine previously.

    All software btw is the same on xp as it is on vista.
     
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    After messing around with settings/programs etc i finally gave up and reinstalled windows xp from a newly installed xp snapshot.
    I wish i had done this from the start now as it was so much easier and quicker than messing around.

    Wouldnt have minded knowing what caused the problem though.
     
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    Tony, just to update you, my daughters started working again w/o any intervention. duh?

    ...screamer
     
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    Glad its sorted for your daughter. :thumb:
     
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