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mail not launching

182 Views 1 Reply Latest reply: Nov 9, 2012 11:47 AM by Austin Kinsella1 RSS
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Nov 9, 2012 10:08 AM

I just got an iphone 5, and to make it work I had to upgrade itunes and some other things, and now I can't use Mail.

 

first of all, the mail application icon is just the generic icon (sheet of paper with A made out of pens), and when i click it, it appears to start launching (screen flickers as though it is expanding to launch) but then nothing.

 

i can't use the old version of mail I had -- it says "You tried to ope Mail version 4.5 (1084/1085) ... It can't be used on this version of Mac OS X...."

 

my immediate thought is that I should just re-install the latest version of Mail, but I don't know where to find it -- and software update is no help.

 

I'm running OSX 10.6.8; the version of mail that won't open is 4.6

 

any ideas?

 

thanks!

 

m peeper

MacBook Pro (15-inch Early 2008), Mac OS X (10.6.8)

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