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    Mitcherooney's Avatar
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    May 21, 2006
    Mail not opening...

    I have a 17" iMac running Tiger and over the last couple of months, whenever I click the dock icon to start Mail, all I get is the first screen but no emails are displayed.

    There is a nice spinning beachball however.

    I have to Force Quit and it will take two or three attempts to launch the program successfully.

    Any ideas what I can do to overcome this problem?

    Cheers Mitcherooney

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    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11.1.
    The icon in the Dock is only an alias. Try dragging it off the Dock and it should vanish in a cloud of smoke, go into Applications Folder and drag the Mail icon to the Dock and this should place a nice new alias there. If problems persist, Repair Permissions under Disk Utility.

    Keep us posted?

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