Safari Keeps Crashing!

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  1. smallnshort247 macrumors 6502a

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    I love Safari, but I think I'm going to jump off a bridge if it keeps crashing on me like this. The worst part about it is that Safari doesn't have a feature that brings your tabs back if your browser crashes. Anywho, I tried reinstalling but I don't think that helped. I also tried clearing everything under preferences but that didn't seem to work. It's the most annoying when I'm watching YouTube videos in full screen and then once the video is over, I get that rainbow ball and next thing you know, Safari crashed. Does anyone know anything else I can do? I don't feel like switching back to Firefox. I love Firefox, but not as much on the Mac. And I think Chrome is just meh, I don't like Google that much since they're involved with almost everything.
     
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    It's probably Flash acting up. I had the same problem for a while when I upgraded to Snow Leopard. Try getting rid of Flash, blocking it or limiting it.
     
  3. GGJstudios macrumors Westmere

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    Yes, it does:
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  4. Moyank24 macrumors 601

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    How do you block or limit flash? I would love to do that.
     
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    Download ClicktoFlash from the extensions gallery to prevent Flash from loading automatically on sites until you click on it to load or to always load.

    Uninstall the Flash Player with these instructions from Adobe.
     
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    Wirelessly posted (iPhone 3GS: Mozilla/5.0 (iPhone; U; CPU iPhone OS 4_1 like Mac OS X; en-us) AppleWebKit/532.9 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/4.0.5 Mobile/8B117 Safari/6531.22.7)

    You may want to reset safari from the menu after you do all that too. Hopefull this will solve your problems.
     
  9. smallnshort247, Nov 5, 2010
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    Thanks guys, I'll try doing this and hopefully it will fix the issue!

    UPDATE: Reinstalling flash seemed to do the trick for now!
     
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    Good deal. I love it when a plan comes together.
     

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