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post #31 of 45
Install Fasterfox (turbo enabled) and Speed DNS. Watch FF blow past every other browser. Enjoy being able to scroll down smoothly while the page is loading unlike Chrome.

I prefer http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/25105 to download youtube videos. Works with FF & Chrome.
Chrome's Noscript is called NotScript but it has to load pages twice to work.
Adblock Plus in Chrome doesn't prevent ads from being downloaded and can't stop flash ads.
Can't control referrers or UserAgent with Chrome. Chrome is nice but add-on capabilities are limited.
Edited by PoopaScoopa - 5/27/11 at 2:09pm
post #32 of 45
Ever since i install 5.0 i have been getting viruses, Trojans, fake anti viruses, where i can not open up anything or do anything. I just finally gave up and went back to using 3.6.15. Never ever a problem with it. Lucky all i had to do is a system restore, almost had to reinstall everything.
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Viruses only come from the sites you visit, not from using a newer release of Firefox...
    
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I was using Firefox for about 6-7 years or so, but it started to get slower and take ages to start up. Just felt a bit bloated, even FF4.

So, after a lot of effort, I decided to switch to Chrome. Wow, what a difference Once I got used to the GUI changes etc, I was dead pleased!

Only think I don't like is the lack of a separate Downloads box like Firefox has. Not too keen on the download management on Chrome.
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For me firefox 5 is a bit faster than firefox 4.01 and it seems that they fixed some bugs,thanks man for the heads up.
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Originally Posted by Brutuz View Post
Viruses only come from the sites you visit, not from using a newer release of Firefox...
I have been visiting the same sites with the same versions all the time, only started getting them using firefox, i dont even get stuff using netscape which i still use or seamonkey which i also use. 5.0 is the problem, i just went back to the same site where i pick up sometime with 5.0 using 3.6.15 and no issues.
Something is wrong with 5.0 or something, well it sucks
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post #37 of 45
ad blocker is better on FF and thats the ONLY reason i use FF

most gamers who watch streams of sc2 wow or whatever use ff because of ad blocker plus
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I have been visiting the same sites with the same versions all the time, only started getting them using firefox, i dont even get stuff using netscape which i still use or seamonkey which i also use. 5.0 is the problem, i just went back to the same site where i pick up sometime with 5.0 using 3.6.15 and no issues.
Something is wrong with 5.0 or something, well it sucks
What website is it? Because there is no way that Firefox 5 isn't blocking some kind of adware or spyware that Firefox 3.6.15 is.
    
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ad blocker is better on FF and thats the ONLY reason i use FF

most gamers who watch streams of sc2 wow or whatever use ff because of ad blocker plus
You realize that chrome has the EXACT same extension:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...dilifddb?hl=en
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Originally Posted by Dethredic View Post
You realize that chrome has the EXACT same extension:
https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...dilifddb?hl=en
You realize that the chrome version does NOT have the ability to block ads, only hide them.
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