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Version Comparison: Help for troubleshooting the Safari .plist (preferences)

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Revision 1   By Carolyn Samit at 2 years, 3 weeks ago Revision 2   By Carolyn Samit at 2 years, 3 weeks ago

Quit Safari.

 

Go to ~/Library/Preferences

 

Move the com.apple.Safari.plist file from the Preferences folder to the Desktop.

 

Relaunch Safari. If that helped, move the.plist file to the Trash. If not, move it back to the Preferences folder.

 

 

~ (Tilde) character represents the Home folder

 

For Lion v10.7x:  To find the Home folder in OS X Lion, open the Finder, hold the Option key, and choose Go > Library

If you are having proboems with Safari, corrupted preferences can sometimes prevent Safari from functioning as it should. Try this user tip...

 

 

Quit Safari.

 

Go to ~/Library/Preferences

 

Move the com.apple.Safari.plist file from the Preferences folder to the Desktop.

 

Relaunch Safari. If that helped, move the.plist file to the Trash. If not, move it back to the Preferences folder.

 

 

~ (Tilde) character represents the Home folder

 

For Lion v10.7x:  To find the Home folder in OS X Lion, open the Finder, hold the Option key, and choose Go > Library

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