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Which web browser do you use?

  • Internet Explorer

    Votes: 20 15.5%
  • Firefox

    Votes: 74 57.4%
  • Google Chrome

    Votes: 23 17.8%
  • Safari

    Votes: 10 7.8%
  • Opera

    Votes: 0 0.0%
  • Other

    Votes: 2 1.6%
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· Cadillac pimpin
3,638 Posts
Discussion Starter · #1 ·
I have been a long time fan of Firefox (I dumped usage of IE several years ago... and am SHOCKED when I see people still using it.)

I recently reluctantly installed and MADE myself use Google Chrome because I heard so many great things about it. And after a few days of usage, I'm actually quite pleasantly surprised with it. I downloaded an extension (basically the "add-on" equivalent of Firefox) called Xmarks, and it synced all my bookmarks/passwords/history/etc from Firefox, so I was able to immediately begin using Chrome as I did Firefox.

It feels quick and lightweight, and I finally see what people have been talking about for a while now, I like it.

So what do you use and why?

(BTW, for those interested in reading about other browsers... here's a review/performance test of the top browsers.

· Premium Member
3,229 Posts
Firefox, though I dont know if its my computer or the internet giving me troubles. Sometimes I get "Server reset" errors, etc.

I wish they would hurry up with flash player 64bit!

· Mall Crawler
2,633 Posts
When I had a PC, I used FF and loved it. I was really into the customizable appearance and the add on that let you snag any video or sound playing in the background.

Now that I have macs, I use safari. I have FF on my iMac, but I rarely use it.

· AKA GreyShrink
521 Posts
I currently use IE v8, and I haven't used anything except IE fo years. I've heard all the raving about Firefox, so I went to the comparison link shown at the beginning of this thread.

I see that Firefox is listed as #1 and IE is listed as #3. However, I don't understand why. The speed computations on that link show that IE is faster than Firefox in all the categories tested. So I have a few questions that I hope someone here can answer for me.

(1) What is it about Firefox that makes it so much better than IE. I don't mean anything about grabing videos or music, as I don't do that stuff.

(2) Could a person have BOTH Firefox AND Internet Explorer on the same computer, and use either one? I don't mean at the same time.

(3) Can my Favorites from IE be imported to Firefox? How about cookies? Such things as signon ID's and passwords for various websites and forums?


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