One thought is that the Hosts file has a map between gmail.google.com
and a bogus IP address (old trick to make a site off limits). I think
the hosts is in somewhere in the Windows folder hierarchy, inside a
folder called etc. Don't remember exactly.
I've also seen a situation where a clock being years off makes
certificates fail. Usually it just makes trusted sites untrusted, but
who knows. And gmail is now https by default....
On 2/18/2010 12:21 PM, Bryan Thompson wrote:
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One of our central office secretaries has a laptop she uses for
work at home - she is able to browse every web page except for gmail.google.com
or our gmail domain. Firefox tells me that the web page is not secure,
and IE tells me there is a problem with the Internet and cannot see the
page. I thought it was a firewall problem so I disabled the firewall -
no good. Then I thought it was an Internet security problem, and I
turned off IE's security settings - no good.
Any ideas? I'm guessing Firefox is correct that there is a
certificate problem, but I can't imagine how to fix it. Any ideas?
Winooski School District
Winooski, VT 05404