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My Safari doesn't format correctly

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MikeSJC Level 1 Level 1 (0 points)
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May 3, 2012 1:40 PM

I'm running Safari 5.1.5 (6534.55.3) on a Mac mini with 1 GB RAM- older November 2007 model that has 1GB on it now and only goes up to 2GB. It had Leopard on it (it was my fathers) and appears to have lost it's ability to format correctly (style sheet missing kinda thing). I upgraded it to Snow Leopard in the hope that the upgrade would fix it, but it hasn't. It basically just shows text in bullets down the screen, but no graphics, no formatting. I tried this on several sites of course - apple.com, cnn.com, etc but no luck.

 

Can anyone help me with an easy fix to this? I've tried resetting Safari, emptying cache, etc.

 

Thanks!

Mac mini, Mac OS X (10.5.8)
  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (84,050 points)
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    May 3, 2012 2:37 PM (in response to MikeSJC)

    Hi Mike ..

     

     

    Check Safari > Preferences > Advanced

     

    Where you see:  Style sheet

     

    Click the pop up menu the select:  None Selected

     

    Quit then relaunch Safari to test.

     

    Shouln't have problems with CSS unless there's a third party unsupported add on installed that's causing a conflict and I doubt even with just 1GB of RAM installed, that would necessarily causing issues with style sheets on a browser.

     

    Try troubleshooting > Safari: Unsupported third-party add-ons may cause Safari to unexpectedly quit or have performance issues

     

    BTW, you can upgrade the RAM yourself >  Mac mini: How to remove or install memory

     

    Crucial comes highly recommended here in the ASC forums.

     

    You can use their scanner tool here >  SDRAM, DDR2 and DDR RAM memory upgrades from Crucial.com

  • Carolyn Samit Level 10 Level 10 (84,050 points)
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    May 3, 2012 6:16 PM (in response to MikeSJC)

    Mike...

     

    If you got the original install discs that came with the Mini, might be a good idea to run the Apple Hardware Test

     

    That way you can rule out any hardware issues.

     

    Snow Leopard's min requirements for RAM is 1GB >  Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard - Technical Specifications

     

    Just streaming video uses mega amounts of RAM and can tax the CPU.

     

    RAM is cheap and well worth upgrading for overall performance on the Mini, not just a browser.

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