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I have run every single Windows from 3.1 on (that was my first non-DOS based OS) I have found every single one except for Window Millennium Edition to be good. Windows XP is excellent. Windows Vista looks very promising.

Why do you think Windows got itself a monopoly? Because their product was good, and still is good.
Because their product was the only one...?

Dude look, all their OS'es have been critizied ever since DOS came out, I have used them all except for ME,2000 and Vista. Windows XP isn't excellent, it has major issues such as handling files larger than 1GB, often it will corrupt them. Hell it will hardly run my Starcraft disc.. I'm glad you haven't been running into much **** but i have and I know several others that has. Reinstalling windows solves 7/10 (if not more) of my computer problems so don't come here and say it's all good

If XP wasn't so damn annoying, I would like it a lot but it has too many issues and is far from stable enough.
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post #32 of 45
It's about time Firefox starts spreading to the masses.
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If internet explorer would stop sucking FF would stop taking over.
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post #34 of 45
I find IE7 to be great, actually. Along with that, I find Vista to be great.

Can someone give some REAL reasons as to why IE and Vista sucks, or are we just going with the normal "let's hate Microsoft" philosophy.

Please PM me actual reasons, as like I said in another thread, I really am interested!
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I really like Firefox and Opera. Hope they do well. Opera needs to get more
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Yah - Opera is definitely the open source underdog. I'm using it on my windows install (which I hope to be off of soon). It's nice - it feels faster than FF and there are a few features/quirks that make it nicer than FF such as speed-dial (although there's probably an FF extension for that). It also isn't suffering from the bloat that's starting to get to mozilla at stock. At the end of the day tho - FF extensions make it the superior browser
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Well maybe if IE stopped stealing all their innovative ideas and calling them their own... the world would be on FF's side!
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Yah - Opera is definitely the open source underdog.
erm opera isnt open source
    
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I don't like Vista for the same reason I don't like OSX. It's too damn flashy! It's filled with crap I don't want. I'm not in the group that bashes Microsoft (and loves the Xbox, but thats for another thread). I love my XP right now. It's simple, looks nice and is very moddable and usable.

I hate IE for it's layout. Not to mention with IE6 you can't browse the interwebs without catching something. Firefox is much safer, faster, free, and less in your face with updates and such.
The more market share FF has, the more it will be targeted. The more it is targeted, the more vulnerable the browser.

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Well maybe if IE stopped stealing all their innovative ideas and calling them their own... the world would be on FF's side!
So perhaps IE should attack FF for stealing it layout? Remember IE was first to exist and everyone has copied their base format.
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The more market share FF has, the more it will be targeted. The more it is targeted, the more vulnerable the browser.
I'm sure that that is somewhat true, however, I still think that Firefox is and will continue to be a safer browser.
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