#&@$%@ Gmail!

It’s been six hours now without POP access to my Gmail account. I’ve been
through this irritating problem before with Google, as covered
here and
here, as have others. Annoyingly,
Google still hasn’t provided any better help information about it, much less
some type of status report page to tell you if it is localized to a particular
area or not. My solution is easy — I just redirected everything back to my own
POP server, and eventually I’ll get the 60 or so messages from Gmail into
Outlook when the problem inevitably goes away. Others probably aren’t so happy.
But as my Top
25 Things I Hate About Google
piece touched on, since you can’t pay for
support on anything, you’re pretty much stuck. C’mon Google, fix it.

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