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Safari hangs have to force quit it


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hello

can anyone help me diagnose why safari occasionally hangs ?

causing everything to hang and toget the spinning beachball ..!
i can manage a force quit for safari eventually once the macbook catches up with my mouse

then rest of mac is ok
and restarting safari after force quit - safari works ok - till next time it hangs every few days or so

only other apps i use while this is on arefirefox and entourage


is it something to do with realplayer downloader which also runs when i use safari ?






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snow leopard 10.6.4

safari 5.0.2




Hardware Overview:

Model Name: MacBook
Model Identifier: MacBook2,1
Processor Name: Intel Core 2 Duo
Processor Speed: 2.16 GHz
Number Of Processors: 1
Total Number Of Cores: 2
L2 Cache: 4 MB
Memory: 2 GB
Bus Speed: 667 MHz
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hello

can anyone help me diagnose why safari occasionally hangs ?
This happens to me as well every now & then...but not real often. I don't really worry about it too much. I just force quit Safari...and reopen it. Sometimes I restart/reboot the computer if I haven't done that in a while...maybe that helps as well.

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Thanks Nick i'm glad its not just me

it never append before, since ive had the machine - for 3 years

its a puzzle


i supose i can always do a new install , to clean everything up.

ill think about doing that maybe.
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First, try Safari Menu > Reset Safari...
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First, try Safari Menu > Reset Safari...

dohh,,



thanks i'll do that now..


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dohh,,



thanks i'll do that now..


Did it help?
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Did it help?
i first thought i would try installing Onyx (after reading the sticky on Basic OS X/Mac Troubleshooting !!
i run that , so i am waiting till/ or if the problem to reappears .

Then i will try reset as you suggested. it may be its been fixed by the onyx

will let you know if fault appears , then i will try the reset.

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