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  1. #1

    Member Since
    Jan 01, 2012
    Safari redirects
    Whenever I go to it automatically redirects me to some inappropriate website (judge as you wish, I'm more interested in getting the problem fixed)

    running Lion.

    Tried resetting the browser and emptying cache.

    Any suggestions?

  2. #2

    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac i5 2.7GHz, 16GB memory, OS 10.11
    G'day and welcome to the forums.

    No judging but have you by chance installed any applications such as MacKeeper, CleanMyMac etc?
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    Oct 19, 2008
    2012 13" MBP (2.5 i5, 8GB)
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  4. #4

    Member Since
    Aug 02, 2008
    That or someone had some fun editing your /etc/hosts file.

    Open a terminal session and type the following to view its contents:
    nano /etc/hosts
    The time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.
    Bertrand Russell

  5. #5

    Member Since
    Jan 01, 2012
    Actually, the computer is not mine, so I don't have it in my possession. I just thought it would be easier explained if I referred to it as mine.

    I'll should have access to the computer sometime in the next week, and we'll see how it goes.. Thanks for helping out, guys! I appreciate it.

  6. #6

    Member Since
    Jan 01, 2012
    It doesn't seem to have fixed my problem.

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