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Having Problems with Accessing
Jerome Lavoie · 7 December 2015 - 01:01
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Same problem here. Tried from my home computer, and I can open a book, see the available chapters, get no errors, but screen remains blank no matter what I do. Did not want to deletre cookies and revert MSIE settinggs, so instead I tried my work computer (different town, totally different internet connection, etc.... same problrem.

Allison Tatton · 4 December 2015 - 19:21
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

Donald Pearson My husband has tried on his MAC. He can get it and I've managed to get it now using Google Chrome but still can't get it using just Google. :-(

Donald Pearson · 4 December 2015 - 19:16
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I am having the same problem. Tried from two different computers in two different towns, same result

Allison Tatton · 4 December 2015 - 15:13
· · Internet Explorer 11.0 on Windows

I can't access google books at the moment. I can identify books but when I try to view I just get a blank screen. Can you help please?

Mehroz Alam Khan · 28 October 2013 - 08:15
Saudi Arabia · SaudiNet

not translate in google translate if i am type akkil arabic work other side show akkil in hindi word not translate

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