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View Poll Results: Internet Browsers - what do you use?
Internet Explorer 110 16.03%
Netscape 4 0.58%
Mozilla Firefox 353 51.46%
Opera 61 8.89%
Apple Safari 22 3.21%
The new kid on the block, Chrome from Google 119 17.35%
Any other?? Please specify 17 2.48%
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Old 3rd August 2009, 23:01   #436
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I have been facing a lot of problems with FF since I upgraded to latest version. Earlier it used to work like a charm, not its gotten a lot slower :(
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Old 4th August 2009, 10:17   #437
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@abhijitaparadh - which FF/ 3.5? or 3.5.1?
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Old 4th August 2009, 12:49   #438
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mozilla is the best. i have used almost each and every browser till date.
mozilla is the fastest and the best thing about it is the BACK Button. just click it and you are on the previous page.
the only problem with firefox is that many bank sites and some htmls dont load properly.

IE- its the worst. slowest and most boring
All browsers I have used have a back button!!!
Which browser doesn't?

Long time Firefox user (used it when it used to be called Firebird).
But chucked it out some time back - it's become too bloated.

First moved to IE7 & then to IE8 - very happy.

Still use FF sometimes - for eg. this post is made with FF.
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I use Firefox or Safari. Just Love Safari's speed but hate how it doesn't have adblock. I guess Firefox is the best balance of everything.
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Old 4th August 2009, 13:11   #440
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Firefox is the best since it has the most add-ons. Block images, flash block are the killer add-ons as to why I use Firefox.
* Only area IE or Chrome beats Firefox is in cold start.
* Only area Chrome beats Firefox is when a Tab crashes - rest of the tabs work in Chrome while I have to restart Firefox (of course I get back all the tabs after restart). For this Chrome consumes almost double the memory - I have 2 tabs in Chrome and it consumes 200MB, while I have 4 tabs in Firefox & it is just 85MB.
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All browsers I have used have a back button!!!
Which browser doesn't?

Long time Firefox user (used it when it used to be called Firebird).
But chucked it out some time back - it's become too bloated.

First moved to IE7 & then to IE8 - very happy.

Still use FF sometimes - for eg. this post is made with FF.
confusion there. what i wanted to say is that when u press a back button in firefox you get back to the previous page immediately without refreshing the screens unlike IE where everytime you press the back button the screen refreshes and takes time.
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Old 4th August 2009, 13:32   #442
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The address bar of the FF is too heavy. Chrome is simple, fast and now my favourite
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Old 4th August 2009, 14:06   #443
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Opera mini for me
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IE takes ages to return to previous page (cache). Chrome is so moody. FF is very friendly. FF never gives me trouble. Been using since the first day of its launch.
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IE8 on Vista 64 bit is damn slow.
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Old 27th August 2009, 00:48   #446
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How to configure it for all forums here. It works search results though.
I had posted the configuration at couple of threads. You may want to try that. I can't seem to find it quickly now.
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Old 27th August 2009, 08:22   #447
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after being in FF for more than a few years. I quit - now happy chroming. I like a snappy browser and chrome doesn't take eons to start unlike FF. I am missing my plugin's though. Adblock Plus could be solved by a zero host file (not as effective), but evernote and foxmarks is something i still miss.
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IE8 is rated quite safe, but I prefer FF. Chrome is amazingly fast. A new tab = new process in Chrome ( correct me if I am wrong ) and hence consumes more MB.

Currently on FF, but I dont install a lot of add-ons. Just the simple browser with very few favorite.
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Its Firefox any day for me. IE8 is so damn frustrating. Every time i close IE, vista promptly informs me with a message box that Internet Explorer has been closed. What the heck?

With Firefox + NoScript + ABP, I have totally forgotten what are ads on browsers! Saves my precious bandwidth and time in page loading.

Only problem is that Biometric Chip on my Dell XPS does not work with FF. :(
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Its Firefox any day for me. IE8 is so damn frustrating. Every time i close IE, vista promptly informs me with a message box that Internet Explorer has been closed. What the heck?

With Firefox + NoScript + ABP, I have totally forgotten what are ads on browsers! Saves my precious bandwidth and time in page loading.

Only problem is that Biometric Chip on my Dell XPS does not work with FF. :(
I was an ardent FF fan, but after chrome hit the market, I found myself using it each time i browsed online. I now swear by it. FF on the other hand has become bloated compared to the lightweight way it had started way back in 2004?? IE never came upto my expectation.
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