Safari not loading some pages

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by prasenberg, Jan 21, 2008.

  1. prasenberg
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    macrumors newbie

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    I have a weird problem with Safari that has been bugging me. At seemingly random times it doesn't load a page. Usually it is the second page of a website I visit. This means that the homepage (www.cnn.com for example) loads fine. But when I click on a link on the page (to go to sports or politics), it starts loading and then does nothing. Like this:

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    The New York Times often doesn't load at all. I have no problems at all with some other sites, like wikipedia or Macrumors. Firefox and Camino do not have these problems.

    The problem started when I was still running Tiger and Safari 2 on my MacBook. I since started using a MacBook Pro and moved all my data and settings with the Migration Assistant. The MacBook Pro runs Leopard, but Safari 3.0 has exactly the same problem as Safari 2 had on my Macbook. I tried the following:

    - repair permissions
    - removed all cookies and set my preferences to accept all cookies
    - cleared cache
    - manually removed the .plist-files for Safari from the Library

    All to no avail. When I log in using the built-in Guest Account on my MacBook Pro, Safari runs fine.

    Any suggestions are very welcome, as I really like Safari. I prefer it over both Firefox and Camino.
     
  2. clevin
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    clevin

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    does "reset" help?

    just to be sure, firefox has no such problem for you?
     
  3. prasenberg
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    I tried reset, but the problem persists. Yes, Firefox runs fine, as do all other browsers. Safari also runs fine when logged in with the Guest Account.
     
  4. clarkt
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    Confirmed!

    I'm seeing the same issue. I've swapped out firewall/router, reset switches, changed DNS, etc.

    All with the same results.

    Firefox works fine.
     

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