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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 22nd January 2007, 23:35   #76
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I m using opera 8.54 since last year.....infact I m using opera since 6.01 with my dialup connection that time........its fast & good...I love Email client of opera named M2 where with a single touch of button I can check my entire mails at different sites like gmail...yahoo...hotmail...etc...also some feature like Notes are so good for me.....
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Go and try Firefox and you'll surely move IE to the Trash Bin !!!
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Old 23rd January 2007, 18:09   #78
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Go and try Firefox and you'll surely move IE to the Trash Bin !!!


i shifted from IE to Opera, and then to firefox... I hate it when i have to use IE, from college...
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Old 23rd January 2007, 18:24   #79
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Has anyone used the new IE (7???) yet? I had to use it yesterday after my Flying Blue site refused to work on Firefox (damn! why is everyone MS compliant?) and it looks and feels very different from the old IE.

Still slower than Firefox, though
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Old 23rd January 2007, 18:33   #80
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Has anyone used the new IE (7???) yet? I had to use it yesterday after my Flying Blue site refused to work on Firefox (damn! why is everyone MS compliant?) and it looks and feels very different from the old IE.

Still slower than Firefox, though
I'm using IE 7. I think it came bundled with Office 2007. All text appears in 'Calibri' font, rather than Arial. Dont know any other specific changes.
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Old 23rd January 2007, 18:48   #81
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ive had ie7 for the past few months.. but its crap.. its too slow. firefox is way faster in opening and browsing.
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Old 23rd January 2007, 20:14   #82
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Im a firefox user too....

Has anyone noticed that version 2 hangs....

the previous version was a lot more stable
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Opera Rules, checkout the latest one
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Old 23rd January 2007, 21:02   #84
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Tried IE7 and got back to Firefox in no time!
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Old 23rd January 2007, 21:15   #85
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Im a firefox user too....

Has anyone noticed that version 2 hangs....

the previous version was a lot more stable
Yup it does when I pen quite a few tabs, ay some thing like 7 to 8 and above.
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Im a firefox user too....

Has anyone noticed that version 2 hangs....

the previous version was a lot more stable
Add to that, version 2 is a HUGE memory hog! Even IE 7 doesnt take up so much memory. Plus it crashes as soon as you have 7-8 tabs open...

IE7 doesnt have the same problems..except for maybe each tab takes toooo long to open up, but once it is open, they are fine. But it also crashes occasionally...but then that is to be expected.

Bottom line is, firefox2 is not much better that IE7, and definitely is worse than the previous 1.5 version
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Add to that, version 2 is a HUGE memory hog! Even IE 7 doesnt take up so much memory. Plus it crashes as soon as you have 7-8 tabs open...

IE7 doesnt have the same problems..except for maybe each tab takes toooo long to open up, but once it is open, they are fine. But it also crashes occasionally...but then that is to be expected.

Bottom line is, firefox2 is not much better that IE7, and definitely is worse than the previous 1.5 version
It is still running on windows right. firefox2 on linux does not cause similar problems, no crashes seen even with derivatives of mozilla (like galeon , etc..). I'd trust firefox (or mozilla) derivatives than IE any day.
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best part is tabbed version of firefox although IE 7 is also tabbed now. Never thought of shifting back to IE

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I have been using Firefox 2.0.0.1 and it never hang up on me. (No, not even with multiple tabs).

Good thing about it is that, even if it does at some time, it can always restore the session back exactly the way it was before crashing (tabs, pages, including text typed in text boxes), which is really cool.

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Been using IE7 since a few months. And Mozilla 1.7. And Opera 7.52 (I reluctantly upgraded from 6.0 a few years ago :P ). IE7 declares "welcome to tabbed browsing" like it was some earth shattering innovation.
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