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I know that many of you regard Internet Explore as the devel in software form, and I was just wondering why? I dont want to hear how Firefox has so many more features and options, I know all that. What I want to know is why you find IE to be so bad in the first place.
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"What I want to know is why you find IE to be so bad in the first place."

then your title should be "why is IE worse than Firefox"

IE has less features and options
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IE lets everything run and installs all the neato search bars and adds so many porn dialers to your desktop... ahh that's only scratching the tip of the iceberg
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IE has some of the niffty things that FF has, but I find IE to be insanely slow on loading everything. And add the fact that FF can open new windows with just pushing in the mouse 3, then you got something good. IE can do that as well now, but its just too slow... now I just have to find out how to have my G5 let me open a window without doing whatever I have it set to...
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Just incase anyone was wondering about my edit, it was a mistake, I ment to edit a diferant thread
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Because Firefox is faster and doesn't take up as much Memory Usage.

And this page in Firefox loaded in .594 seconds for me, and took IE about 9 seconds.
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Originally Posted by Xerasyte View Post
IE has some of the niffty things that FF has, but I find IE to be insanely slow on loading everything. And add the fact that FF can open new windows with just pushing in the mouse 3, then you got something good. IE can do that as well now, but its just too slow... now I just have to find out how to have my G5 let me open a window without doing whatever I have it set to...
when i click a link with scroll wheel it opens it in a new tab but doesnt switch me to it right away
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IE is too clunky.

I had a problem with starting ActiveX controls... seriously, why is that a concern for a page of text?
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post #10 of 57
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PaRaDoX View Post
IE lets everything run and installs all the neato search bars and adds so many porn dialers to your desktop... ahh that's only scratching the tip of the iceberg
Are you using IE6 or IE7? Because IE7 will not let any page download anything with out you saying so under its default configuration.
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