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post #41 of 55
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Originally Posted by Ace of Spades View Post
FireFox = Pr0n, obviuosly as there is the easy delete data button lol


I use a program called torpark if I'm browsing a site I don't really trust, it's based off firefox. http://www.download.com/Torpark/3000...-10586816.html.
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post #42 of 55
I hated IE6 so i started using FF but now i'm using IE7,indeed takes too long for FF to open up,i cant wait.
post #43 of 55
I find IE takes a lot longer than FF to open...FF can be a memory whore though
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post #44 of 55
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Originally Posted by aHandzProduction View Post
B/C Firefox has a fox that flies around the world while hes on fire

LUL that's going to be sigged... nice one
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post #45 of 55
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I use a program called torpark if I'm browsing a site I don't really trust, it's based off firefox. http://www.download.com/Torpark/3000...-10586816.html.

Will look at that later
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post #46 of 55
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I love my IE7 never errors!!
Because it freezes and its slower than FF
    
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post #47 of 55
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Websites on IE is faster than FireFox to me.
You know what? I just realized something. When you were comparing website loading speeds between Firefox and IE, had you already visited those sites in IE? If you had already visited the sites in IE, that means that IE has cached website images. So when you compare it to Firefox, loading a website for the first time (images not cached), of course IE will be faster.

I've noticed this just now. My website (No link because of OCN's ToS) when loaded in IE and in Firefox (website precached in both browsers), Firefox loads faster because it appears that IE did not completely cache the website images. It takes a second longer in IE to load my little "Save the Internet" banner, and the gradient image to the navigation bar. Of course, this isn't much of a test. Just thought I'd throw it out there.

It seems to me that the only reasons that people have verbalized why they use IE 6/7, is for:
  • The faster time it takes for the browser (IE) to open.
  • "No errors" (Less bugs in IE)
  • Perhaps something about downloading/download manager in IE being better/simpler. (Though, if I may say so, the download manager in Opera is very robust, stable, and I find gives me faster download times than if I were to download the same things in IE or Firefox.)
  • Any other reasons I've missed?

(For reasons against IE, see my breakdown of it here)
post #48 of 55
why dont you wear a t-shirt rather than a bullet proof vest in Iraq? Same principal for IE. Yes it works, yes it is fast(as a t-shirt would make running faster than a vest) however with the internet the way it is now, and tons of virus's and spyware and who knows what else out there its too vulnerable. firefox may be a bit slower but I can deal with something that is .3 seconds slower on load times, and preserve windows as long as possible lol which isnt very long.
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post #49 of 55
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
I meant loading the actual program

I notice no speed difference between the browsers in loading pages....
That is also what I meant...

It loads just as fast on my computer as IE does. And my computer is slow, especially compared to yours! Haha.
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post #50 of 55
I don't use IE because the security holes in IE 5 and 6 permanently put me off on a web browser being intergrated into the OS. If someone hacks IE, they hack windows as a whole. If someone hacks firefox, they hack firefox. Thats it.

I remember constant pop after pop of crap, People being able to change my windows registry by me just visiting a site, reformatting my harddrive because everytime i tried to browse the web it would send me to a search engine and many lost hours trying to repair registry changese.
    
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