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Mac OS Lion, Slow Safari browsing but everything else normal.

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Jul 22, 2011 6:31 AM

For some reason, since I updated my brand new 13 inch MBP to Lion, Safari runs slow as a dog. All my other internet based applications including Chrome run at normal speed. I also verifed this by pinging Google.com on this Mac and on a different one.

 

I tried clearing the cache and resetting Safari. I also do not have any 3rd party antivirus/firewalls installed. Is anyone else experiencing this?

 

Thanks.

 

 

SOLUTION: Hopefully this helps someone else out.

 

Close Safari, then open Terminal. Type:

 

chflags nohidden ~/Library/

 

You will then be able to see ~/Library in the Finder. Goto ~/Library/Caches/com.apple.safari/. Delete the Cache.db file. Restart Safari and you should be all set. For some reason the "Reset Safari" and "Empty Cache..." don't seem to be working...

MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7)
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