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Gmail ActiveX error message but ActiveX appears to be enabled and functioning

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I was able to use Gmail's "standard view" since establishing my account with the service; however, after cleaning a number of things off my computer to free up space I lost the ability to use the standard view.  I get the message:

"Gmail requires ActiveX controls to be enabled"

I follow the recommended settings in IE 6.0 w/SP2 but continue to get the error.  I've used another site to test the functionality of ActiveX and the broswer tests fine.  

Jim

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Greetings, JimmyJoeM !

Log out of Gmail. Clear your cookies and temporary internet files.  Log back into Gmail with alternate address https://mail.google.com/mail/s/

Best wishes!
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JimmyJoeM,

We have not heard from you. Did any comment help you solve your problem? Do you have any more question? If an Expert helped you, please accept his/her answer above with an excellent or good grade.

Thanks, war1
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war1,

Sorry for the delay.  Unfortunately you suggestion did not help.  Subsequently my credit card expiration date passed and EE would not let me in until I updated my profile.  

I have resolved this ActiveX/Gmail problem with a recently updated answer received from a Google search.  Link is below:

http://mail.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?answer=10973

Thanks,
Jim
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Jim, glad your got rid of the ActiveX problem.
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War1,

I awarded you the points a) because you were the only responder; and b) because you had no control over my credit chard challenge.  All the best!
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