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slow connection for Gmail opening

by brean2 / July 31, 2010 7:06 AM PDT

After clicking on "gmail" the bar starts, but stops about 2mm from end.To open the gmail I have to click on "Load basic html" wait for it to change , click standard gmail again and it opens straight away..a bit frustrating.
Does anybody have this problem? Any idea how to make it open straightaway?
Brian

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by brlarson / July 31, 2010 9:28 AM PDT

What type of internet connection are you using? I get something similar on my satilight connection when there is an issue at the down link location. for me reloading the page makes it work better, I also wait a few min and it clears up.

can you use apple mail or Thunderbird to download messages?

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slow gmail connection
by brean2 / July 31, 2010 3:00 PM PDT

Thanks briarson,
I am using gmail for a group mailing as I have difficulty with Apple mail with numbers.
I am using Virgin mobile broadband. Was working fine for 9 months, then all of a sudden this waiting game. I changed default server from Safari to Mozilla (too many problems with Safari) about the same time..maybe this is the problem?
Brian

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