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Old 16. Sep 2010, 02:14 AM   #1 (permalink)
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IE 9 (beta) has been launched - (what's new)...clean interface, looks lighter, smalllll addressbar, no fixed status bar (chrome typez), no seperate search bar...
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Old 16. Sep 2010, 03:47 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Like it a lot (did I really say that? )

So folks, help me out with this one (also posted in the browser section, main site)

With IE8 I could move the ungainly WOT icon/bar into another position using these instructions:

http://www.mywot.com/en/forum/7622-m...t-exlporer-ie8

Does not appear to work for IE9 Beta?
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Old 17. Sep 2010, 04:12 AM   #3 (permalink)
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So folks, help me out with this one (also posted in the browser section, main site)

With IE8 I could move the ungainly WOT icon/bar into another position using these instructions:

http://www.mywot.com/en/forum/7622-m...t-exlporer-ie8

Does not appear to work for IE9 Beta?
It seems not working in IE9 Beta yet to me or unless I've missed out something. That would be a big mistake if it can't.

I've briefly tried out IE9 Beta and noted it has increased the speed a lot in loading pages, that's the good point I like. IE9 also adopts the minimalistic design preferred by users, more obviously, it now follows the trend of Chrome in combining the address box with the search box.

But I'm afraid that IE9B is stretching too far by putting the address bar and tabs on the same line. It doesn't look good particularly when I need more tabs to be opened. Lacking in customization is also seen as one of the biggest flops at least for this beta version.

See also: The Top 5 and Flop 3 Features Of Internet Explorer 9
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Does its download manager have a "resume" feature in case a download is interrupted so that the entire file doesn't have to be downloaded?

Firefox has that feature and I wish more browsers did.

(And I'm not talking about pausing and resuming.)
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I just opened this site (http://www.thekillersmusic.com/html5) and moved the arrow key to the extreme right - the page will move, tried with all the browsers - IE9 was the best (may be made to work well with IE).

Vasa1- Yes, it can be resumed.
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But I'm afraid that IE9B is stretching too far by putting the address bar and tabs on the same line. It doesn't look good particularly when I need more tabs to be opened. Lacking in customization is also seen as one of the biggest flops at least for this beta version.
Thanks for the link to ghacks. Having used IE9 for two days now I agree completely with the last paragraph of their verdict.
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Old 17. Sep 2010, 10:54 AM   #7 (permalink)
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And here's what a reviewer @ Softpedia thinks:
Call IE9 What You Want ...
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http://news.softpedia.com/news/54-Am...y-157008.shtml

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Thought I would give it a try but gets about 25% through installing and just stops.
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