10474 Views 6 Replies Latest reply: Dec 5, 2010 12:26 PM by Thomas Manforte
If Safari is getting very slow:
(Presumably you regularly empty your Safari cache by deleting the following file:
and clear your History)
Adding Open DNS codes to your Network Preferences, should give good results in terms of speed-up as well as added security:
If you are using a single computer: Open System Preferences/Network. Double click on your connection type, or select it in the drop-down menu, and in the box marked 'DNS Servers' add the following two numbers:
(You can also enter them if you click on Advanced and then DNS)
Very Important, how much Free Space is on your Hard Drive first of all? Click on the Macintosh HD on the Desktop, then do a Get Info on it.
For clarity, 10.4.x instructions for entering DNS mumbers...
Try putting these numbers in Network>TCP/IP>DNS Servers, for the Interface you connect with...
Thanks for the help. I've cleared the cache and add the Open DNS codes. I'll report back as to how it's running. I know one of the things slowing down this computer is that it's an old iBook dual usb G3 with a 20GB hard drive and only has 2.62 GB available. It needs a major HD purging. Back to my original question, is there a series of keystrokes that will stop my request for for a web page that is slow or unresponsive in loading? Also, will the same DNS codes work with all my Macs?