Problem When launching google chrome and searching using google on google chrome you get a lot of pop ups and other advertising happening. This happens even when there should not be any advertising. Cause This is commonly caused by adware on your machine. Adware is a piece of software that is downloaded alongside another piece… Continue reading Chrome reset for adware issues
Problem When you open Safari, you are unable to use any of the menus or navigate to any websites. You may see a website advertisement when you first open the application. Solution If Safari is still running, use Force Quit to close it. Hold down the Shift key and click the Safari icon on the Dock. If… Continue reading Unable to use Safari menus or go to any websites
Problem In any browser, when you go to or search with Google you get a page you weren’t expecting. It may look suspicious, have popups or show server errors such as “500 Internal Server Error” while working fine on other computers. Cause This can be caused by malware modifying your hosts file. Solution Download and run… Continue reading Unexpected site shown when using Google
Resetting the home folder permissions can resolve problems with your user account on your Mac. With Install Disc Boot from the Mac OS X Install Disc: Insert the disc. Shut down the computer. Turn it on again whilst holding down the C key. You can let go when you see a spinning dial. Click through the… Continue reading Reset home folder permissions
Resetting the Winsock catalog can aid in troubleshooting problems with internet connectivity. Open a Command Prompt as an Administrator. Type “netsh winsock reset” (without quotes) and press Enter. Restart the computer.