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Safari on Windows Crashes Too Often

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I’m not much of a fan of Apple softwares on Windows. I like iTunes though, even if it’s a bit bulky. I’ve tried using Safari on Windows for its super pleasing font rendering, aesthetics and, of late, some testing on WebKit/KHTML. However, it crashes just too often to be of any serious use and, of course, doesn’t have any DOM inspector. It has a barely usable JavaScript console though.
On a side-note, I’ve read that Safari can work on Linux under Wine. I’ll give it a try sometime. Now, if only I could run iTunes under Wine🙂 .

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Written by Brajesh

January 23, 2008 at 10:25 am

6 Responses

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  1. Those crash dump files could help make some excellent bug reports. Safari bugs can be reported through . Would you be willing to upload your crash dumps into a bug report there so that the Safari team can try to fix the problem(s)?

    Adam

    January 24, 2008 at 5:25 pm

    • when safari crash , how can i report , it just close automatic

      yuri

      March 8, 2011 at 12:36 pm

  2. Looks like the URL for the bug reporting site got cut out. It is: http://bugreport.apple.com/

    Adam

    January 24, 2008 at 5:26 pm

  3. sure Adam.

    Brajesh

    January 25, 2008 at 1:24 am

  4. I have not been a fan of Safari on a Mac, lets alone a PC. Granted, Safari was leaps ahead with tab browsing, than anyone else, but its no longer the market leader. Firefox has taken with and their new version even runs on a Mac

    Kay the PC doctor

    July 10, 2008 at 12:42 pm

  5. I find Safari 3 on Windows to be quite fast and doesn’t crash all that often if at all. However, Safari 4 beta on Windows crashes like crazy.
    Now, at home on my iMac Safari 4 beta runs great.

    Skyvalley4Jesus

    April 17, 2009 at 8:12 pm


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