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Old 08. Nov 2011, 02:03 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Why not stick with IE6? At least you already know it's slow and unsafe, so no danger of being surprised or disappointed


1 billion Chinese disagree with you. No more takeaways for you MC.
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Old 08. Nov 2011, 04:34 PM   #12 (permalink)
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1 billion Chinese disagree with you. No more takeaways for you MC.
That's a real shame. I also lost my free issue of curries when I dumped Epic Browser
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Old 08. Nov 2011, 06:03 PM   #13 (permalink)
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IE 6????? Oh noes....That was responsible for my (ultimate) migration to Firefox

Upgraded to version 8 for Firefox without any problems just now..

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Old 08. Nov 2011, 06:45 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Downloaded and installed yesterday and no probs so far. Gone back to FF from Comodo Dragon as didn't like some of the ways Dragon worked.
Just wondering what it was that you didn't like about Dragon?
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Probably just me not checking far enough but don't like:
The way you bookmark a page.
You can't set in options to delete browsing history without deleting cookies (OK I know you can do it before you close manually).
Doesn't feel as comfortable as good old FF.
I like all the addons I've got with FF and just haven't got interested enough to check to see if there are similar for Dragon.
Thre main thing is that I can't really see any advantages over FF. The difference in speed on my system is minimal.
Nothing written in stone yet though. Just generally gone back to FF by default and I'm open to any further advice or suggestions.
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Updated a couple hours ago, I think Firefox8 feels faster. About a one
hundred of a second faster but faster.

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Old 09. Nov 2011, 08:31 AM   #17 (permalink)
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Updated over the top this time, and running good.

One noticeable change in this release is that after installing Firefox, it presents a window where you can disable or enable individual add-ons. It will indicate which add-ons were installed by you, and which are third-party. The third-party add-ons are not selected by default.

This is a very good step towards increasing security.
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Old 09. Nov 2011, 10:00 AM   #18 (permalink)
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That's a real shame. I also lost my free issue of curries when I dumped Epic Browser

Don't ditch Opera or they'll plunder your village MC

I use Pale Moon on my w7 64, waiting for it to update. Don't understand why Mozilla don't have a stable 64 bits browser, other than the beta-clones, same goes for Chrome, would have thought it's the way forward. By the way also really liking IE9 64 bit, it's a no-nonsense safe browser, Microsoft did get that one right.
Great that there's no more compatability probs with flash and java in 64 bit browsers also. For me personally, Pala Moon is superior to the resource-hungry Firefox.
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Updated a couple hours ago, I think Firefox8 feels faster. About a one
hundred of a second faster but faster.

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I thought so too but I've got no numbers to back it up.

I'm also running the nightly 64-bit version and really enjoying its speed. Pale Moon 64-bit, as aangekoekt points out, is even faster again but you have to forgo some security.

Incidentally, the Firefox Sync features works great to synchronize bookmarks, history, etc. between all the different versions I'm running.
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Don't ditch Opera or they'll plunder your village MC
I think most of what was here to steal has been taken already

On the inside our house and garden looks idylic, but the razor wire and broken glass on show to the outside are definitely there for a reason

My current setup with W7 x32 is Dragon + sandboxie and I think I'll stick to that. I'd use IE9 but the WOT script I need to check site links doesn't work. WOT only works with the search results unfortunately.
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