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Mon Feb 28, 2022, 11:09 PM

i am about to delete safari. it keeps loading on its own when i didnt choose it as main b

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very annoyinng i looked in all the help desks and chat rooms and no avail. they blame a virus . i dont think so.on update : mhy safari browser has calmed down and have no issues with it .

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Reply i am about to delete safari. it keeps loading on its own when i didnt choose it as main b (Original post)
AllaN01Bear Feb 2022 OP
usonian Mar 2022 #1
AllaN01Bear Mar 2022 #2
AllaN01Bear Mar 2022 #3
Pepsidog Jun 2 #4

Response to AllaN01Bear (Original post)

Tue Mar 1, 2022, 12:20 AM

1. It might be malware.

I have chosen Firefox over safari as default browser on macs and that choice never failed.

Be VERY suspicious when a setting like default browser changes behind one's back.

I would do a malware scan if anything like this happened.

HTH

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Response to usonian (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 1, 2022, 10:16 AM

2. whilst viewing your post , safari popped up twice , like it was jealus. it always popps up to extens

pane . and id rather spell it , pain,i turned on firewall. and will do a full scan tonigt w virus scan.
thanks

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Response to usonian (Reply #1)

Tue Mar 1, 2022, 10:18 AM

3. ps: i also noticed that when i started w big sur,, this happened . others complaind that this

occured with prior 64 bit mac osses .

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Response to AllaN01Bear (Original post)

Thu Jun 2, 2022, 12:12 PM

4. I have an old iMac from 2007 and many updates don't work. I installed Firefox and Chrome and works

great.

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