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I intend to use an alternative to Safari which freezes on me several times daily. :Angry:
Is there one which works better than others on the Mac?
 

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Any reason you are still running Mountain Lion since there've been two more OS X releases?

What Mac do you have? What are the specs and how much free space do you have? Also, its unlikely that Safari is the only app that is freezing..?
 
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Haven't updated only because I didn't want to run into issues.
I have an iMac.
I have a 1GB Hard Drive with 320GB free.
I have 1GB Free in system memory.

Safari is the only programme which freezes for sure. I am forever Force quitting.

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What other programs do you have running usually? That's a very high amount of Page ins without a reasonably sized Page outs that a little bit confusing.
 
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Mail, Outlook. Nothing that would use a large amount of memory.
Would you recommend installing the updates for OS?
 

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I have a 1GB Hard Drive with 320GB free.
I assume you mean 1TB?

Assuming you meet these requirements, you could upgrade to Yosemite.

If you don't like Safari and want to run a different browser, you could stay with Mountain Lion although, at some point, you might want to consider an upgrade.
 
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Sorry, yes 1TB. My spec is
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Just wondering if it would be worth upgrading the RAM? Is it best to purchase from Apple?
 
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Haven't updated only because I didn't want to run into issues.

Sounds like you're having issues because you didn't update the OS. I should talk, I'm running 10.6.8, but the highest I can go is Lion.

It can never hurt to have more RAM, assuming you get the right kind for your Mac.
 

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