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Old 22. Mar 2010, 10:23 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Since news of vulnerability in Firefox was confirmed, I have been using SRWare Iron, and I find it to be good. It feels lightweight and is fast. On the downside, I cannot use WOT with it, nor does it detect the Orbit Downloader.
I use WOT with Iron as a bookmarklet.

Just drag it into your bookmarks bar and bingo. Won't rate seach page results but just click for the site you're on and it works a treat.

FDM recognizes my Iron download links 90% of the time and when it doesn't I just add the link manually.
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You are correct. Pale Moon is in fact Firefox with some parts of it removed. It uses the Firefox source code, and yes, is optimized for Windows. But, still, they should keep the browser independent of Firefox. It uses your Firefox profile, and that is why I think Sandboxie sees it as Firefox.
The thing I'm worried about now is if I uninstall Pale Moon with so much mutual recognition going on will this process also remove Firefox?
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Old 22. Mar 2010, 11:00 PM   #23 (permalink)
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I use WOT with Iron as a bookmarklet.
You don't have to use the bookmarklet. The extension is available which works like it does for Firefox . Install it. I did, and now am quite happy with Iron. It rates the search pages too. You should try it, your work will get lot easier.

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FDM recognizes my Iron download links 90% of the time and when it doesn't I just add the link manually.
I don't use FDM. I use Orbit Downloader, and it does not recognize Iron. Maybe I will have to install FDM for Iron then.

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The thing I'm worried about now is if I uninstall Pale Moon with so much mutual recognition going on will this process also remove Firefox?
It might. So better take backup of Firefox with FEBE, and then uninstall Pale Moon
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Old 23. Mar 2010, 10:17 AM   #24 (permalink)
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You don't have to use the bookmarklet. The extension is available which works like it does for Firefox . Install it. I did, and now am quite happy with Iron. It rates the search pages too. You should try it, your work will get lot easier.
You can use this userjs in Opera: (which I do) This adds to the search ratings.
http://extendopera.org/userjs/content/wot-opera
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You don't have to use the bookmarklet. The extension is available which works like it does for Firefox . Install it. I did, and now am quite happy with Iron. It rates the search pages too. You should try it, your work will get lot easier.
Thanks - I should. Mainly Iron has been my second browser so haven't bothered so much with this but I will install the full extn. now.
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I tried Pale Moon and didn't get any noticeable improvement in performance. If it is faster it's only fractions and not worth bothering with. Rainbow chasers will probably go for it, but if you're happy with your browser as is, Pale Moon doesn't really constitute an upgrade. Also, if you use a nonstandard theme for you FF browser Pale Moon does not automatically install it.
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You can use this userjs in Opera: (which I do) This adds to the search ratings.
http://extendopera.org/userjs/content/wot-opera
This is great, thanks for sharing it!

I did notice that the version available for download from that link, when run gives a message that there is a later version available and offers to download it. Instead I chose to get it by following the trail starting with this link - https://www.mywot.com/en/blog/208-us...or-opera-rocks - which is given on the original page.

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Also, if you use a nonstandard theme for you FF browser Pale Moon does not automatically install it.
I use Dark Revisited Firefox theme, and Pale Moon loaded this one straight off.
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Wonder why mine didn't work then. Must just be me btw, did you get any increase in browser speed?

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It might not work too well, but I like the concept, of removing extra things that are not needed. That definitely reduces the bloat, and should help in increasing performance. I think such things should be made optional while installation. Don't know if that's possible though, because these might be tightly integrated in the code.
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