Why do I receive the following message when logging into Gmail?

Some important features may not work in this version of your browser, so you have been redirected to the Basic HTML version. Upgrade to a modern browser, such as Google Chrome. Try standard version anyway

Gmail's new look and features require an up-to-date web browser

When logging in, the following message may appear at the top of the page:

To update your browser's website:
  1. Go to http://browsehappy.com/. A list of web browsers appears.

  2. Locate the web browser you want to use from the list, and click Visit Website for more info.

  3. A download page appropriate for your computer's operator system (Windows or Mac OS) appears.

  4. Click the download button and follow the prompts to download and install the latest version.

    NOTE: Admissions staff members who use Recruitment PLUS should not upgrade Internet Explorer (IE) to the latest version (Recruitment PLUS requires IE 7). Use an updated version of Firefox or Chrome to access your Macalester's Gmail account.

keywords: email.macalester.edu, e-mail, gmail's new look, upgrade browser, I.E.