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Old 11 Apr 2017, 09:58 AM   #1
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Too many hops error (Please Help!)

Hello, I am trying to send an email and I am getting this message

The original message was received at Sun, 9 Apr 2017 20:12:59 -0700
from []

----- The following addresses had permanent fatal errors -----
(reason: 554 5.4.6 Too many hops)

----- Transcript of session follows -----
554 5.4.6 Too many hops 29 (25 max): from <> via localhost, to <>

Final-Recipient: RFC822;
Action: failed
Status: 5.4.6
Diagnostic-Code: SMTP; 554 5.4.6 Too many hops
Last-Attempt-Date: Sun, 9 Apr 2017 20:32:48 -0700


This is the only time this error has happened to me, I do not understand why this is happening and the email I am sending is really important! I am not that tech savvy and I am in dire need of help. Thank you for your time.
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Old 11 Apr 2017, 03:08 PM   #2
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Some type of email loop is involved. Others are complaining about this problem. I would be sure to directly log into the Gmail webmail system and send the message there. There is probably nothing you can do about this issue. See:

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