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post #31 of 75
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Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

I personally went from IE to Firefox to Chrome to Firefox and you couldn't pay me enough to switch back to Chrome.
I was beginning to think I was the only one
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I have modded-up Cyberfox as my main broweser.

I have vanilla Firefox, Vanilla Chrome, and Edge as back-up browsers when my Cyberfox add-ons horrible break sites.

Between NoScript, Privacy Badger, HTTPS everywhere, etc. On-line shopping, banking, etc. can be a nightmare when those sites start running scrips to domains you can't easily identify.

Edge though, I only use on HBOGO because it uses Dolby Digital audio... or it should.

Once e10s goes live, I might switch back to offical firefox.
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post #33 of 75
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and still no one cares and still uses Chrome, because all the pw's and stuff are saved there, #lazyamerica

#lazyamerica? You mean the lack of consumer confidence from a Microsoft product because internet explorer spent a decade of being complete trash has kept people from wanting to make a switch has nothing to do with it? Yeah people are just lazy.
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post #34 of 75
if only it had adblock...
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post #35 of 75
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Adblock sold out ages ago, sure it blocks ads, but it tracks everything you do. I have bee using ublock origin ever since Adblock was bought by a private company. I doubt Edge gets ublock origin wink.gif M$ likes its money

Everything tracks what you do. At some point, you just need to embrace that your data is completely out there (everything about you) and that, if someone wanted it, they could get it. In reality, you should focus on the fact that you are one of 7 billion and the probability that you get selected by someone stealing your identity is very low...
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Doesn't that actually prove the others are doing more work than Edge because they have more features ? I personally use Firefox because google makes me sick. Too many background ****. They even check if there's a desktop shortcut periodically, and if it's missing it's replaced. "Oh but there's an option for that" Yeah right. I chose "never using Chrome" option biggrin.gif
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post #37 of 75
This is by no means a lab-controlled test.

First off, where's the methodology? Can they prove that all the laptops started off with the same battery level?

Secondly, they should have shown us a screen shot of Task Manager for each system so we can see the background tasks as well as CPU-Z validation links.
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They even check if there's a desktop shortcut periodically, and if it's missing it's replaced. "Oh but there's an option for that" Yeah right. I chose "never using Chrome" option biggrin.gif

I call BS on that....There's only a Chrome shortcut on my desktop after a fresh OS install, and right after I install Chrome. After the install is done, I delete the shortcut, and it has literally never come back - not on Win7, 8, 8.1, or 10....I've never even seen an option for something like that....

The only time this has actually happened to me was on a work PC, where the Admins had something set up which restored the PC to a particular state at the end of the day. thumb.gif
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if only it had adblock...

 

Adblock Plus was confirmed being developed for the July update. I suspect that is when a few people will jump.

post #40 of 75
I've used Edge since day one without any crashing or performance issues. Just seems to work for me.
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