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Postby wally on Tue Jun 24, 2008 2:29 am

Good People:

I am using mint 5 - I cannot access my lycos or hotmail web mail accounts using Firefox 3 or Opera. Can anyone tell me what's happening? Thanks for any help. :? :? :? :?
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Re: Webmail

Postby Husse on Tue Jun 24, 2008 6:53 am

How?
You have to tell us what's happening when you try
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Re: Webmail

Postby wally on Tue Jun 24, 2008 8:34 am

Apologies Husse. The appropriate web account address will not load when typed in the address bar. Both either time out or I get a blank screen which says 'loading'(that does not) or a blank screen which says 'sign in' but remains a blank screen.
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Re: Webmail

Postby FredJones on Tue Jun 24, 2008 10:11 am

All other sites work fine from those browsers? Have you tried using Konqueror or another browser to determine if the problem is with these sites or with your PC?

Please post also the precise URL you are attempting to access, maybe that will help us to pinpoint the issue.
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Re: Webmail

Postby Husse on Wed Jun 25, 2008 11:38 am

Seems a bit like a DNS problem or if this was XP a bad hosts file
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Re: Webmail

Postby wally on Wed Jun 25, 2008 10:36 pm

Husse and FredJones: thanks for your time.

All other sites work just fine. URL used mail.lycos.com and hotmail.com
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