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BLERK! ERROR 4 in AOL Mail

BLERK! ERROR 4 in AOL Mail

AOL Mail BLERK ERROR 4 occurs when AOL Mail fails to load properly on your system. Although, it is a temporary issue that may be caused by Connection or Browser issues. However, you should fix it to ensure your services are uninterrupted.

How To Fix AOL Mail BLERK ERROR 4?

Restart Browser

Most of the times, this issue happens due to some minor problem with your Internet Browser. As such, a simple age-old “turn it off and on again” solution works best. Hence, shut down the browser that you are using. Then, launch it again, preferably from the “Start” menu. Thereafter, open “mail.aol.com” and log in to your  Aol account.

Adjust Firewall Settings

At times, your computer’s “Firewall” becomes the reason responsible for such issues with AOL Mail. At this point, you should make some changes in its Settings. If that doesn’t work. Then, you should temporarily disable the Firewall. You should ensure the following “Settings” and change them if required.

  • Disable any “web filtering” options.
  • Make sure it does expressly allow “http://*.aol.com”.
  • Make sure it does not expressly block “http://*.aol.com”.

BLERK! ERROR 4 in AOL Mail

Disable Firewall

  1. First and foremost, click on the Windows “Start” button located at the bottom left-hand side of your monitor screen.
  2. Then, click on “Control Panel” from the right-hand panel to open it.
  3. Now, click on “System And Security”.
  4. Next, you should click on “Windows Firewall”. You may have it by a different name as well.
  5. Thereafter, look on the left-hand panel. Then, click on “Turn Windows Firewall On or Off”.
  6. The following window provides you with two sections with similar options. In short, you have the “Home or Work(Private) Network Location Settings” or “Public Network Location Settings”. Here, you should make changes as per your network i.e. Home or Public. Now, click on the bubble button beside “Turn Off Windows Firewall (not recommended).
  7. Subsequently, click on “OK” to confirm your choice.
  8. Then, close down the “Firewall” window.

Clear your Browser’s Cache and Browsing History

In Google Chrome

  1. First of all, launch Google Chrome on your computer.
  2. Now, look at the top right-hand side corner for the “Customize and Control Google Chrome” button. In other words, you should look for an icon with three vertical “Dots”. Hence, click on it to expand it.
  3. Next, you should select “More Tools” to expand it.
  4. Then, click on “Clear Browsing Data” to open the required window.
  5. On the following window, select a “Timeframe” from the drop-down box located above the list of objects to delete. 
  6. Thereafter, ensure that all the objects in the list, including the “Browsing History”, “Cookies”, “Caches” etc. are selected.
  7. Finally, click on the “Clear Browsing Data” button.

In Firefox

  1. Launch Firefox.
  2. Click on “More” located at the top right-hand corner of the window. You should look for an icon with three horizontal lines.
  3. From the expanded “Menu” box, click on “History”.
  4. Now, click on “Clear Recent History”.
  5. Next, you should select the “Time Range” by clicking on the drop-down menu box. You will find it right above the list of objects to delete. 
  6.  Thereafter, ensure that all the objects in the list, including the “Browsing History”, “Cookies”, “Caches” etc. are selected.
  7. Finally, click on the “Clear Now” button.

In Internet Explorer

  1. Launch “Internet Explorer”.
  2. Click on “Settings” located at the top right-hand side corner of the window. In short, you should look for the “Gear” icon.
  3. Now, click on “Internet Options” from the expanded menu.
  4. Next, you should look for the “Browsing History” section on the following window. Here, you should click on the “Delete” button.
  5. The following window provides you with a list of items to delete. Hence, ensure you have selected all the necessary items, particularly, “History”, “Cookies”, “Caches” etc.
  6. Finally, click on “Delete”.
  7. Thereafter, click on “Apply” followed by “OK”.

In Safari

  1. Launch “Safari”.
  2. Click on “Safari” at the top left-hand side of the screen beside the “Apple” icon.
  3. From the following drop-down menu box, click on “Clear History”.
  4. As a result, a pop-up box will appear. Hence, click on the drop-down ‘Menu Box” and select “time Range”.
  5. Finally, click on “Clear History”.

Adjust Privacy Settings

  1. First of all, launch “Internet Explorer”.
  2. Then, click on “Tools” from the “Menu Bar” located at the top left-hand side of the window. You will find it beside other tabs like “File”, “Edit”, “View”, etc.
  3. Now, select “Internet Options” from the expanded “Menu” box.
  4. Next, you should click on the “Privacy” tab.
  5. Under the “Settings” section, move the vertical slider to adjust the Privacy Settings as per your need. Make sure it must be set to either “Medium” or “Medium-Low”.
  6. Then, click on “Apply” followed by “OK”.

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