OS X :: Firefox Vs Safari - Some Sites Can Access Fully But Others Cannot?

Nov 19, 2004

Firefox is open, I was wondering what differences anyone has seen between it, and Safari. I have been using Safari with but a few problems for some time. Is there an opinion as to which is better, it at all? I am using it with OS 10.3.6 on two G4's, a Titanium laptop, and a 1.25 dual processor, both with plenty of RAM. There is, however, one specific question. Some sites I can access fully with the laptop, but not with the desktop, even though they are virtually the same hardware & software.

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OS X Mavericks :: Safari And Firefox Can't Connect To Most Websites And If It Does Pages Don't Fully Load

Sep 10, 2014

I have a mid 2011 iMac, OS X 10.9.4 and i recently installed maverick.  

For some reason,using both Safari and Firefox, it can't connect to most websites and if it does the pages don't fully load( pictures and videos won't load) but my network works fine with other device like my phone and I'm still able to download updates. Ive tried restarting in safe mode, clearing caches, Safari without extensions.  

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iMac, OS X Mavericks (10.9.4)

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OS X :: Website Won't Load In Firefox And Safari, But Other Sites Work

Jun 9, 2009

I formatted a G4 powerbook for an intern at the company with Tiger installed, with all the latest updates. But somehow, our company website won't load in Safari or Firefox. There is internet connection, all other websites on that laptop I've tried works. We have 15 other PCs / OSX and our website works on all of them, except for the powerbook.

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OS X V10.5 Leopard :: Safari Doesn't Work At Most Web Sites, Need To Use Firefox?

May 30, 2012

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Safari :: (Lion) Can't Connect To Certain Sites, Firefox Can, Actions Taken:(1) Cleared Cache

Feb 10, 2012

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Safari :: Cannot Properly Access Most Sites Using Javascript

Mar 25, 2012

I cannot properly access most sites using javascript.This has affected Safari, Chrome, Firefox. How do I revert to previous version?

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May 23, 2009

I have been having this problem for a while. It happens every now and then, sometimes more often too. Sometimes at random times, when I try to access https websites in Safari such as Internet banking, signing in into eBay etc, it has an error.

It says "Safari can't open the page because Safari can't establish a secure connection to the server signin.ebay.com.au". To resolve this problem I always have to turn off my Airport and then turn it back on. See screenshot - [URL]

I've also tried opening it in Firefox and it also doesn't work. In Firefox, the error is "Data Transfer Interrupted: The connection to signin.ebay.com.au has terminated unexpectedly. Some data may have been transferred." See screenshot - [URL]

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OS X :: Safari Won't Access Website But Firefox Will?

Nov 10, 2009

Using Safari 4.0.3 (6531.9)

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A site that I visit regularly has recently started giving me an error whenever I try to access it. I can get there just fine using the latest Firefox. I've tried emptying the cache and resetting Safari to no avail.

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Safari :: It Cannot Access This Website But Firefox Can

Feb 8, 2012

I can access the website if I disable Javascript on Safari However, I can access by using firefox!

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OS X :: Can't Access From Safari / Firefox In Internet Explorer

Apr 27, 2009

Any way to access these using a Mac? I've run across a few web sites that just say "INTERNET EXPLORER ONLY" and I can't access them from Safari or Firefox. Is there a solution to this?

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Applications :: Safari 4 - Top Sites Won't Stay In Top Sites

Apr 17, 2009

I manually put a couple of sites into the top sites area.. but then even after 'pinning' them into the sites area, they disappear when i re open safari.. it's really bugging me. can anyone help me out with this?

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Applications :: How To Have Firefox Be The Preferred Browser On Certian Sites

Mar 26, 2009

i love safari, i think it's the best overall of the big three web browsers, but it isn't perfect (i'm running v. 2.0.4) and it tends to crash on certain sites.

what i want to know if it's possible to set firefox to be the primary browser if i click on links from the sites that would take down safari, and go to safari for the rest of the websites.

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Applications :: Latest Firefox Update Keeps Losing Style Sheets, Not Fully Loading Pages?

Apr 2, 2009

suddenly not responding to mouse clicks till I quit from the dock and open it again.It's particularly noticeable with the IMDB and eBay.I don't see any problem in always agreeing to whatever update if finds on opening it because I know it's in constant development

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Applications :: How To Stop Firefox To Open Previous Sites On Restart

Dec 12, 2010

This is my biggest software design pet peeves. I hate when applications make too many choices for the user. Don't get me wrong, I don't like when a program asks the same question over and over again either. So I'm using firefox and I had about four or five windows open. And it froze up for over five minutes so I force killed it. When I opened it again it automatically tried to open all those websites I had open before - all at the same time. This isn't even a bug, it's the designers bad choice. I don't even need them open. I was only still using one. And I don't know which one caused the freeze (probably a flash heavy website like abercrombie) but I certainly don't want to open that one again. I'm trying to get Firefox to not do this anymore.

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Intel Mac :: Cannot Fully Access Application Or Even Open Folder?

May 23, 2012

I am unable to fully access an application or even open a folder. If I press F10, I can see the folder for example but I cannot click on it. I have shut the system off and restarted and still no change.

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iMac, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Applications :: Cannot Access Particular Sites

Mar 3, 2010

I have a MacBook Pro running OS 10.6. There were websites I used to visit without any problems (like www.livestrong.com and gigapedia.com). Then one day (nothing changed hardware or software-wise), I could no longer access these sites from my computer. My friend came over - with his PC - and was able to access it from my network. I was also able to access the sites from my wife's iMac G5 and iPod Touch (same network), but I still cannot access them on my computer using ANY browser (Safari and Firefox). I cannot access the site from anyone's network either --- making me think my MBP is doing something weird with the Network Settings. I keep getting: "The server denies connections. The server might be too busy or might be disabled. Try again a bit later." I have installed Glimmerblocker on Safari and AdBlocker on Firefox, but turning these off does NOT change my results. What do I need to reset or what did I do to cause this? How do I fix this?

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Feb 25, 2012

why is it when I try to access certain website I get "; if ((!location.hash) && (sHashPath)) sHashPath += "/"; document.write(sHtml); // --> where as this does not happen on DOS operating system?

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OS X :: Networking - Sites Are Blocking - Access Browser?

Dec 20, 2010

He says they have a guest Wifi network, but it won't let me access Gmail (which I need for work), Facebook, and who knows what else I might need whilst doing research. I don't know much about networks (I'm a Mac girl; my knowledge of networks pretty much consists of "plug in Airport"). I don't know how they're blocking the sites they're blocking. Can anyone give me a concise, "go here, put in these numbers" kind of solution to ensure that my browser has free access today? I'm willing to pay for a pay service or app, if that's necessary. Not terribly worried about other ports being open; I can live without iChat if I can reach Gmail & Facebook via the web. using whatever the latest version of 10.6 is.

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MacBook Pro :: Best Browser - Google Chrome / Firefox 3.5 / Firefox 4 Beta / Opera Or Just Safari

Nov 6, 2010

i know safari is default cuz its apple and all.. but what do you guys have as a separate option:

Google Chrome
Firefox 3.5
Firefox 4 Beta
Opera
Just safari

just curious.. wanting to put a browser but not too sure. (on my desktop PC, i have firefox 4), but i would like to know

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Apr 23, 2010

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Jun 1, 2009

My macbook is just over three months old, the other day my wireless internet connection cut out on it, but soon came back. Since then Safari is moving very slowly, every other page fails to load or will take up to a minute. To login to a page such as email or facebook is nearly impossible. When i have a page that will not load, the blue status in the url box usually doesnt go past the // in the http://, and it almost never fully reaches the end of the box Ive tried resetting safari and emptying the cache and it didnt help. I also contacted Comcast to see if it was a connection issue, but they found no problems.

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OS X :: PDF Viewer Not Fully Functional In Safari

May 6, 2010

I have a new MacBook Pro (100% up to date) and when i click links for PDFs, Safari opens up a new tab and the whole tab is a darker grey color and the PDF never displays. I have followed many suggestions of deleting this AdobePDFViewer file but unfortunately I do not possess it. So I downloaded Adobe Reader and installed it. I set it to not be the default and to not open PDFs from Internet. I deleted Adobe Reader and then I found the AdobePDFViewer file and I also deleted that. But I still can not view PDFs in Safari.

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Safari :: Cannot Open Fully Loaded PDF

May 23, 2012

I recently downloaded adobe reader. Now I deleted but I can't open pdf in safari. It's fully loaded but can't be opened. How can I change safari pdf reader back to preview as default?

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MacBook Pro (13-inch Early 2011), Mac OS X (10.7.4)

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Safari :: Won't Fully Load Webpages Until Refresh

Apr 22, 2012

For several months now safari has not been loading web pages properly (not them all, it is a bit random, but maybe every 3rd or 4th page I open?).  The blue loading bar gets to about 1.5 inches from the end and stops.  I can then click on the bar and refresh and it loads no problems but this is highly inconvenient and I can't seem to fix it.   

I have reset safari, updated all software, I am on a mac book pro, I have Version 5.1.5 safari.   

Would this be an internet problem rather than a software problem?  How would I check. 

It's not very convenient when you're doing something important like trying to get tickets for an event and then it jams, and you know you need to refresh but if you refresh you've lost the tickets...

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MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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OS X :: Safari 4 Top Sites

Feb 25, 2009

I accidentally clicked the X on the top sites page and the site isn't repopulating on my top sites. Does anyone know how to reset the safari 4 top sites, i have deleted the preference files, reinstalled the software, and trashed my history, but still it wont reset.

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Safari :: Cannot Add URL To Top Sites

Apr 9, 2012

I have tried everything that I have read on how to add a site to Top Sites.With two windows open, I try to drag and drop a URL, and the "plus" sign disappears and the URL does not get added to Top Sites.I have tried the top of the page, the sides, the bottom, and the middle where the previews are. It just won't drop. Yes, I've clicked Edit. I've even tried holding the Control, Option, or Command key while dropping.

I have tried adding a site using the Bookmarks, Add Bookmark and choosing Top Sites.When I do this, it does get added to the Top Sites, but when I close and reopen Safari, it is gone - not in Top Sites anymore.I have tried totally re-setting Safari. It does not make any difference. I've tried it on my Mac mini and my MacBook. I can't get it to work with either one.Is there some trick I am missing?

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mac mini, Mac OS X (10.6.8), 2.66 GHz, 8 GB, 500 GB

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Safari :: 5.1.4 - Unable To Fully Load Google Documents

Mar 12, 2012

I am having issues with the latest version of Safari -- 5.1.4 -- not being to fully load Google documents. I have a MacBook 2.13 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo, 2 GB of RAM, processor, I'm running OS X 10.7.3, and Safari simply will not load the Google docs web page. It gets about one-quarter of the way through it and then simply stops loading. Occasionally, it will load a partial list of documents, but then I get an error message which said Google docs has failed if I click on a specific document (which it loads but won't load the editing tools). So, I'm having to use Chrome.Google docs worked on the previous version of Safari. This is new, and happened after I upgraded this afternoon.

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MacBook, Mac OS X (10.7.3)

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Applications :: Top Sites In Safari?

Jan 8, 2011

Who uses Top Sites in Safari?

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OS X :: Adding Top Sites In Safari 4

Jun 8, 2009

I'm trying to add other top sites on Safari 4... I see it says "drag URL here to add a top site". Well, when I do that, I just get a icon saying I can't do that, and when I let the URL go on the window anyway, my top site is not added. So what the hell, how do I add a top site?

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