My iMac keeps freezing!

Discussion in 'iMac' started by TheSimple1, May 28, 2011.

  1. TheSimple1 macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2011
    I'm really starting to get pissed off with my mac! Not too long ago when I was in Google Chrome it kept freezing like crazy! It froze up my whole system to were I had to do a hard restart! So I figured it was my internet. The next day I switched to safari.. Had the same problem.. Switched to Firefox, and guess what.. Had the same problem but with Firefox it only freezes when I am on YouTube's homepage! I don't get it! Please help! :mad:

    Specs -
    Chipset Model:NVIDIA GeForce 9400
    1920 x 1200
    iMac 24 inch
    version 10.6.7
    2.66 GHz intel core 2 duo
    4gb 1067 MHz DDR3

    Additional Details -
    I do believe this problem started after downloading K9 blue coat
    internet security.

    PS. I'm lucky I was able to upload this without my computer freezing :p
    thank you everyone for your time and help.
  2. johnfkitchen macrumors regular

    Sep 7, 2010
    Does it only lock up when browsers are open?

    If so, remove K9 blue coat and try browsing again.

    If the lockups go away, you've found the cause.
  3. I AM THE MAN macrumors 6502

    Apr 10, 2011

    I would try removing the software and see if that works. If it doesn't, you can call Apple up, or backup your files and Apps, and do a fresh install of the OS. I've done this about 3 times on my Macbook Pro within the last year because it frees up space, gets rid of problems, and it feels like you just purchased a new machine (for about an hour or two) :D
  4. TheSimple1 thread starter macrumors newbie

    May 28, 2011
    thanks! but..

    This may sound weird but when I got blue coat I typed in a random password and deleted the password file because I was afraid I would get temped into porn as I got older lol :p Should I just call blue coat and ask for it to be deleted?

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