Safari unresponsive except for a couple of sites

Discussion in 'Mac Apps and Mac App Store' started by cosrocket, Jan 23, 2016.

  1. cosrocket macrumors regular

    Jul 7, 2008
    Friend has an iMac running OS X 10.6.8. Recently Safari has become completely unresponsive except for a couple of sites, try to go to a site and the blue bar just hangs there. I told him to reset Safari which he did but it didn't help. Is there anything else he can try to do?
  2. akadafni macrumors regular

    Nov 8, 2015
    Most likely he needs to update Safari but if he's on 10.6.8 he might not be able to do it. Try booting to Safe Mode and trying Safari to see if he's having the same problem.
  3. \-V-/ Suspended


    May 3, 2012
    He should install Firefox ... can't recommend Chrome since Google is discontinuing support for older versions of OS X in April this year. Safari in 10.6.8 is just getting worse and worse over time.

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