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Posted: June 1st, 2012 | Author: Simon | Filed under: Tips and Tricks | No Comments »
Have you been using Safari on your Macbook and it’s crashing, freezing, and stalling? Sometimes you can wait up to 20 seconds for a page to load that used to boot up in a flash.
What gives? Why is Safari suddenly performing like a browser from the distant past?
Recently I received a mail and it was from a viewer with 2 gigs of RAM on a 1st Generation Macbook. Pages were taking 20 seconds to load. Something was not right.
I suggested a few steps. First, he should make sure that he has ample space available in his hard drive. Empty his trash, move any huge video, audio, photo files, run a duplicate file locator, and finally, empty the browser cache, clear your history and cookies, and delete the ‘icons’ folder from / libary / Safari.
What I suggested to fix a slow Safari problem:
In this case, he had ample space, so it wasn’t a file bloat that was causing the slowdown. Could is be a malware or botnet that was causing the issue? We placed 2 new DNS values in his System Prefs>Networking>Airport>TCP/IP>DNS section.
They worked like a charm. Websites that took 20-30 seconds to load now loaded much faster.
Author’s note: Changing DNS may affect sites like Netflix, and iTunes, which need the default DNS to run properly.
Hope this helps a few of you out there with a slow safari issue!
Got a question? E-mail me. Steve (at) duplicatefilesoftware.com