hi guys, a few weeks ago Firefox died completely on me (crashed to death!) uninstalled reinstalled, nothing, so went to safari, that was loading slow, i mean dead slow, went to Camino, same! opera, same, Google chrome yugh! contacted isp, nothing wrong with i/c so did some searching, found a site called 'namebench' d/l it set it to work. what it does is find the fastest dns for your area. network/advanced/dns server. add the dns codes it comes up with, apply, reboot and then try surfing, unbelievably fast connections! got f/f back no problem! 'THE MAC IS BACK' brilliant!!! so if this helps anyone im glad.