Safari sort of crashing my new mbp.

patent10021

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So this started happening yesterday. Maybe today. Chrome and FF are ok but as soon as I open up Safari fans start going and typing and every action is super delayed. I scanned for malware and all was ok.

I only have a few youtube tabs open. I was using a Japanese banking site and am not sure if it started after that. I used that site on Safari as well. Not sure if it was Java based or what.

I haven't deleted/reset Safari/cookies yet because I have a lot of sites I want to save the login data etc.

Thought I'd ask here first. It's not even the same computer as soon as I open Safari. All hell breaks loose. Any ideas?
 

patent10021

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Apr 23, 2004
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I shutdown so it could do a proper POST. No new extensions. I ran that app and it did find one called Adware.Vidx/MacVX in Library/Application Support/osxDownloader but it was just minor Adware. Removing it didn't help.

As I type right now things are super delayed. Hover over the Dock and the animation crawls. It's affecting the entire macbook in every way. Well, except for the display. Soon as I quit Safari everything goes back to normal.

EDIT: I checked Activity monitor and a few YouTube sites and even Google and a couple of suspect language sites were really high like 300mb. Anyway I just decided to terminate each process for those sites and then I actually closed all sites and just opened a new window and now all seems fine. I would like to say it was YouTube Flash's fault but it's all HTML5 now so can't use that one :)

Thanks for replying though.
 
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