1 Reply Latest reply: Dec 6, 2012 1:53 PM by BDAqua
Jose Sediles Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)

For some reason the internet lags in this mac mini, loads 20 sec of youtube videos and stops, i have to refresh the page more than 3 times to watch a video, and same thing with regular pages, my iphone runs great, ipad, ps3, everything but the mac, I've heard it's because MT Lion, but I'm tired of this and I'm about to return it, I mean, even my crappy hp pavilion 2008 runs faster, so please, help me with this!


Mac mini, OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2)
  • 1. Re: Mac mini (late 2012) internet issues, Help!
    BDAqua Level 10 Level 10 (116,475 points)

    Hello Jose,

     

    Hi, this has worked for a few...

     

    Make a New Location, Using network locations in Mac OS X ...

     

    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT2712

     

    10.7 & 10.8…

     

    System Preferences>Network, top of window>Locations>Edit Locations, little plus icon, give it a name.

     

     

    10.5.x/10.6.x/10.7.x instructions...

     

    System Preferences>Network, click on the little gear at the bottom next to the + & - icons, (unlock lock first if locked), choose Set Service Order.

     

    The interface that connects to the Internet should be dragged to the top of the list.

     

    10.4 instructions...

     

    Is that Interface dragged to the top of Network>Show:>Network Port Configurations.

    If using Wifi/Airport...

     

    Instead of joining your Network from the list, click the WiFi icon at the top, and click join other network. Fill in everything as needed.

     

    For 10.5/10.6/10.7/10.8, System Preferences>Network, unlock the lock if need be, highlight the Interface you use to connect to Internet, click on the advanced button, click on the DNS tab, click on the little plus icon, then add these numbers...

     

    208.67.222.222

    208.67.220.220

     

    Click OK.