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Blerk ERROR 1 in AOL Mail

Blerk ERROR 1 in AOL Mail

Blerk ERROR 1 in AOL Mail is basically an error in the authentication process. In other words, it indicates that the browser is unable to communicate with the AOL Servers.

Reasons For Blerk ERROR 1 in AOL Mail

  1. Browser Settings Issue
  2. Incorrect Address on Bookmark
  3. Issues with Caches and Cookies

Blerk ERROR 1 in AOL Mail

Fix Blerk ERROR 1 in AOL Mail

Adjust Browser Settings

For Google Chrome

  1. To begin with, launch Google Chrome.
  2. Then, locate and click on the Customize and Control Google Chrome button. In other words, you have to click on the icon with three vertical “Dots” located at the top right-hand side corner.
  3. Now, click Settings from the extended “Menu” box.
  4. Next, you should click on the Advanced button to expand it. You will find it on the left-hand panel at the bottom of the window.
  5. Thereafter, click on Privacy And Security from the expanded list.
  6. The right-hand panel will display the Privacy And Security Settings. Here, you can “turn off” the settings as per your issue. For instance:
    1. Allow Chrome sign-in
    2. Preload pages for faster browsing and searching
    3. Send a Do Not Track request with your browsing traffic
    4. Allow sites to check if you have payment methods saved
  7. Along with these, you can also manage Content Handling and Permissions for any website. For this, click on Site Settings.
  8. Besides that, clear your browsing history which includes Cookies, Caches etc. For this, click on Clear Browsing Data.

For Safari

  1. To begin with, launch Safari.
  2. Now, click on Safari beside the Apple icon. You will find it located at the top left-hand side of the screen. 
  3. From the extended Menu box, select Preferences.
  4. Next, you should click on Security.
  5. Under the Security, you can “Turn On / Off” the security warnings. Along with that, you can “Enable/ Disable” the JavaScript.

For Microsoft Edge

  1. First of all, launch Microsoft Edge.
  2. Then, click on More > Settings.
  3. Now, look at the Clear Browsing Data section. Here, click on Choose What To Clear.
  4. Next, you should select all the items that you want to clear including History, Caches, Cookies etc. 
  5. Thereafter, click on “Clear”.
  6. Along with that, if you want to clear data on every use. Then, “turn on” the option that says Always Clear This When I Close The Browser.

For Firefox (To run It In Safe Mode)

  1. First of all, launch Firefox.
  2. Now, click on the Menu (icon with three horizontal lines) button.
  3. Next, you should click on Help.
  4. Then, select Restart with Add-ons Disabled. 
  5. As a result, Firefox will restart itself. Besides, you will get the Firefox Safe Mode pop-up box. Hence, click on Start In Safe Mode.
  6. Thereafter, try to access your AOL Mail to check if the problem has resolved. 

Update A Saved Bookmark

Bookmarks allow you to easily access the saved website whenever you to try to open it. In short, you can save the URL of any website on your browser. After that, whenever you want to open it, you simply have to click the link from the Bookmarks Bar. As such, you will save time in searching the website again and again. However, due to any reason, if your Bookmarks contains an incorrect URL for AOL Mail. Then, you will not be able to access it. Hence, update the address to fix this issue.

Fix Issues With Internet Explorer

AOL Mail suggests that you should use the latest browsers to access your account like Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. Browsers like Internet Explorer should be avoided as it may cause the issue. However, if you still have to use it, make the following adjustments.

Add AOL As Your Trusted Sites

  1. Launch Internet Explorer. 
  2. Click on Tools > Internet Options.
  3. Click on Security > Trusted Sites Zone > Sites.
  4. Now, look for the Add this website to zone section. Here, enter the URL “https://*.aol.com”. 
  5. Next, you should click on Add > OK.
  6. Restart IE.

Enable Protected Mode

  1. Open Internet Explorer. 
  2. Click on Tools > Internet Options.
  3. Click on Security.
  4. Now, click on the Internet icon.
  5. Next, you should select Enable Protected Mode.
  6. Then, click on the Trusted Sites icon.
  7. Thereafter, chose Enable Protected Mode.
  8. Restart IE.

Run Internet Explorer in “No Add-ons” Mode

  1. Open the Windows Start menu.
  2. Then, click All Programs followed by Accessories.
  3. Thereafter, click System Tools.
  4. Finally, click on Internet Explorer (No Add-ons).

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