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Old 05-30-2006, 03:24 PM
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what would you say is the best web browser to use and why? i have only ever used internet explorer and would like to hear about all the options.
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Old 05-30-2006, 04:45 PM
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I think it's not about which Browser is the best, but rather which browser you should be using instead of IE

Explorer is getting better, it's not that bad...but still. Many claims have been made on Firefox being the best, but I find it "good" without being "too good." However, I would say that you should give it a try for a month, and then look at the spyware count, it should still be lower than IE.
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Old 05-30-2006, 07:06 PM
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I go between Firefox and IE. I use IE only for hotmail and script sensitive pages like my college's online class homepage. Besides that I use Firefox w/Adblock extention.
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Old 05-31-2006, 10:03 PM
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I use firefox for everything except windows update.
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Old 06-06-2006, 07:05 AM
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I prefer firefox, but have to use MSIE for a lot of my work applications, shame they can't get them to work for different browsers.
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Old 06-08-2006, 12:43 AM
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I currently use IE and have never heard of firefox. Can anyone tell me a little more about it and if it costs? I just know that I do not like Netscape Navigator (and when I started on the internet that's all I used, lol).
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Old 06-08-2006, 08:07 AM
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Like all other browsers in existance, it doesn't cost anything. It is just an alternative to Internet Explorer with less problems and hassle. It's full name is Mozilla Firefox, if you want to do some searches about it.
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Old 06-08-2006, 10:54 AM
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Slashmire
Like all other browsers in existance, it doesn't cost anything. It is just an alternative to Internet Explorer with less problems and hassle. It's full name is Mozilla Firefox, if you want to do some searches about it.
Opera didn't used to be free.
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Old 06-08-2006, 04:47 PM
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And Opera is also the best, though it is not open-source.
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Old 06-09-2006, 08:06 AM
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From some random "benchmarking" did with IE, Firefox, Opera and...perhaps others, most of the times (if not all of them) Opera scored the highest. So why is Opera still less popular than Firefox for alternative browsers ? :/
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