Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 30947
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2018/03/24 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2004/6/22 [Computer/SW/Security, Computer/SW/Unix] UID:30947 Activity:nil
6/22    What's gmail's tech support email? I cannot log in for more than 16
        hours now, this is unacceptable. Thanks.
        Server Error: The server encountered a temporary error and
        could not complete your request.  Please try again in 30
        \_ erase all google-related cookies. purge cache. retry. worked for me.
           \_ and if that fails:
              \_ I tried erasing all cookies/cache, and still happens on both
                 mozilla/ie. I can't even visit the support page, because it
                 requires a login, and I can't login. Shit. any ideas?
                 \_ was this just after creating an account? try the above
                    steps again, but also change your password (with the Forgot
                    Your Password? link). i couldn't log in either all
                    yesterday until i did this.
        \_ yes. that's very unacceptable for a service still in beta.
           \_ Fine, don't accept it.  Go back to Hotmail.
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