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When online my webpage becomes unresponsive, particularly when I click on a link, is there a fix? I have a MacBook-Pro osx 10.7.4 about a year old. This is not a new problem and I have been blaming it on my router but the signal is strong and disconnecting from wi-fi and then reconnecting seems to get things going again. It happens intermittently and I can't figure out what is causing it. Thanks for any help

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This is mostly related to DNS problems. Can you check in your terminal if the following commands produce immediately a response? You can also check this with some other hostnames, because the responses may be cached on your local machine.


Is the DNS server in your network settings set correctly?

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Which browser are you using?

I was experiencing the same issue on Chrome, all I did was

  • Go into Chrome - Preferences
  • Go to advanced settings
  • Un-tick the box "Predict network actions to improve page load performance"
  • Restarted Chrome

Then it worked fine

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