This has been happening in the last few days: Chrome or Safari on the Mac (OSX Lion/10.7.2) are unable to connect to the Internet. Other apps are able to (Dropbox...). I am able to browse through IE on Win7 on Parallels. Terminal is able to
I first thought it was a problem with Chrome, but Safari and Firefox have the same problem.
I am able to connect to the internet from my wife's laptop (Windows 7) and from my iPhone (over same WiFi network).
This problem gets resolved after I restart the Mac.
What can be wrong?
Update: When I use the IP address (
www.google.com) I am able to reach Google, from Chrome.
But even when I change the DNS to Google DNS, I still get the same issue when I use
www.google.com. (This cannot be a DNS problem anyway right?
ping is able to resolve
google.com to its IP...)