Safari crashes on Apple site

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  1. superninjagoat macrumors 6502

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    Has anyone one else had this problem: Safari 1.3 (v312) crashes about a second after the apple home page loads. Other pages on Apple's site work fine. This has been for about a week now, since the iTunes promotion has been up.

    Any suggestions? s.n.goat
     
  2. Mitthrawnuruodo Moderator emeritus

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    Have you installed any 3rd party Java plugins? Or anything similar?
     
  3. superninjagoat thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Try removing those (temporarily) and se if Safari still crashes...
     
  5. superninjagoat thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Just did that. CRASH! Then removed all of them. CRASH!
     
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    Still crashes.
     
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    Has anyone else noticed the irony here? :eek:
     
  10. Switzermac macrumors regular

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    I have the same problem in the widget browser
     
  11. superninjagoat thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Yup, there certainly is irony. If I want to go to apple's home page, I have to use IE. Talk about sucking. I'm going to wait to see if the problem goes away when they change their homepage again. s.n.goat
     
  12. .:*Robot Boy*:. macrumors 6502

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    For some reason, Safari 2.0 crashes (as in, disappears - it doesn't 'hang' or anything) whenever I try to access the "Just Added" page from the Dashboard Widgets section of Apple.com. It usually fixes itself if I reopen Safari and try again.

    It's actually becoming quite frustrating, I never have this problem with any other page on the whole of the World Wide Web. Crazy.

    Tim.
     
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    I just noticed this problem myself. I am in a Poker tourny running a java app in one window, surfed to apple in another window and BAM! Bye bye tourny. Thanks Apple! Guessing it's a java thing.

    Tiger, Safari 2.0
     
  15. superninjagoat thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Interesting. Does it do it for you when you aren't running the java app?
     
  16. decksnap macrumors 68040

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    Haven't tried it. I'm always playing poker. Have you noticed that if you browse to the Apple site in say, Explorer, the bottom middle graphics says 'Use Safari to make the most of this page' or some such. (Can't go there now, you know, don't want to crash!)
     
  17. mkrishnan Moderator emeritus

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    I'll just throw in a vote that (on Safari 2.0, this is) neither of these things crash my browser. I think that it might be reparable. I think two steps are in order:

    1) Try first -- I know you emptied cache and all, but if you have not used the "Reset Safari" option in the Safari menu, try this first.

    2) If that does not work, you need to go on a plist hunting expedition. Export and save your bookmarks in case you lose them (just on the safe side). I think the file you want to trash is ~/library/preferences/com.apple.safari.plist, but there may be more. You should have Safari closed while you delete it, and then re-open Safari.
     
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    Haha, Apple's new slogan, not compatible with Macs. :p
     
  19. superninjagoat thread starter macrumors 6502

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    Problem's gone with new splash page. So I guess I'll never know how to fix it now. :)
     

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