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Been using the 64 bit version of FF for a while now. It doesn't support all the add ons but it's good enough for me. If edge supported add ons and the like I'd try it. As it is, nope.
It does support Addons in the Insider Build.
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I thought it was common knowledge that Chrome was a resource hog that is constantly performing a wide variety of background processes that are unrelated to your web browsing. If you have a Gmail account Chrome will do a check for new emails about every 30 seconds. If you have a Youtube account Chrome will automatically monitor it for any activity. Chrome checks every Google related account you have at all times.

Try this one.

With Chrome closed go to your Task Manager and go to the Processes tab. Make sure there are no instances of Chrome.exe actively running.

Now open Chrome with just a single tab open. Go to Google.com if it doesn't take you there automatically.

Now check to see how many instances of Chrome.exe are running in your Processes. I'll bet it's not just 1, is it? And I'll bet that GoogleUpdate is also running as well.

You can disable the chrome notifications, I am not sure if it stops the services too though.
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What is the point of a laptop if the battery only last 1-2 hours...

Really unless you are gaming on the thing, the cord should not be plugged in. Otherwise it isn't much of a portable device. I know when living out of a hotel for work, last thing I like is wires running all over my bed.
To each his own
I have many uses for my laptop but I have no reason to drain the battery while doing them.
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I was beginning to think I was the only one
No, you're not the only one. You could never pay me to use Chrome in the first place, for many reasons.

Edge is still a work in progress, though. A lot of missing functionality. I'm using Pale Moon on everything, both Linux and Windows.
     
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I use the browser with the best ad blocking suite. FF blocks ads that Chrome doesn't in my experience, so I use Nightly 64 bit.
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