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Post by Razorbacx » Sun Feb 26, 2006 11:05 am

This may have already been discussed, as a matter of fact I would bet money that it already has, however I'm interested in finding out from all of you what browser is the best to use. I currently use IE and I know, shame on me, but with so many options out there I am interested in knowing which one is king.

Thanks in advance.

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Post by FZ1 » Sun Feb 26, 2006 11:35 am

Firefox and Opera are the best alternatives. I have not used Opera...I like FF a lot.
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Post by Bio-Hazard » Sun Feb 26, 2006 1:40 pm

IE7 Beta............ :shock:

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Post by Sovereign » Sun Feb 26, 2006 4:28 pm

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Post by Zelig » Sun Feb 26, 2006 5:20 pm

Opera's the best currently, try out both Opera and Firefox, see which one you prefer, there aren't really any other good options for windows PC.

If you have problems/questions about either, post back and I'm sure someone here will be able to help you.

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Post by Topher » Mon Feb 27, 2006 8:22 pm

Check out this guy, he decided to install 100 of the most popular FireFox extensions to test the speed and stability.

http://splasho.com/blog/2006/02/26/the-superbrowser/

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Post by werty316 » Tue Feb 28, 2006 12:27 am

I like FireFox the best. Never looked back at IE since then unless a website doesn't like FF.
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Post by nightblood » Tue Feb 28, 2006 2:37 pm

firefox.
Firefox makes browsing easier and faster (I love the tabs)

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Post by smack323 » Tue Feb 28, 2006 3:20 pm

Nightblood - you have the BEST CSS Clan i have ever seen play... but anyway IE is a good standby for those sites that firefox dozent seem to want to work on

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Post by goose » Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:39 pm

Firefox is clutch! You wil still need to have IE hanging around though to do Windows update and a few other IE dependent sites.
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Post by infinitevalence » Tue Feb 28, 2006 8:53 pm

I cant think of even one site that i have to use IE for. Its Firefox all the way.
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Post by Zelig » Tue Feb 28, 2006 10:54 pm

infinitevalence wrote:I cant think of even one site that i have to use IE for. Its Firefox all the way.
See my desktop. :)

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Post by pointreyes » Tue Feb 28, 2006 11:53 pm

Zelig wrote:
infinitevalence wrote:I cant think of even one site that i have to use IE for. Its Firefox all the way.
See my desktop. :)

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Post by Laxergreg » Wed Mar 01, 2006 10:26 am

I've used Opera and Firefox.
Opera seemed a bit faster, but Firefox's extensions are priceless.
The IE--->Firefox transition is also the easiest thing I've ever seen on a computer. FF is pretty much IE that doesn't suck.
Oh, when you get Firefox, make sure you get the MouseGestures extension.
I can't live without it after getting used to it.

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Post by Razorbacx » Wed Mar 01, 2006 12:47 pm

This thread really took off. I appreciate all the input and have dl'ed FF, with IE sitting in the wings until I get accustomed to FF and most importantly, the wife gets accustomed to it. I really haven't noticed any improvements with regards to load speeds, but from what I have read the security that it provides is well worth the effort of learning how to use it.

As far as "extensions" go, which one's should I dl that are must haves?

Thanks,

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Post by bigblockmatt » Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:27 pm

the extentions that i would consider essential:

1. Ad Block plus
2. Forecast fox
3. google Preview
4. IE View
5. All-in-gestures
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Post by vets » Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:29 pm

Firefox!

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Post by Trevor » Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:56 pm

FIREFOX!

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Post by Apoptosis » Wed Mar 01, 2006 1:58 pm

i use both because the vast majorty of the world uses IE and to make a site look good you got to support the main users...

If the world was perfect it would all be firefox right now though!

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