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Mozilla's web browser, Firefox, is becoming increasingly popular, gaining on average an extra 3.1 percent of the market in 32 European countries in the past four months, according to French web-monitoring company XiTi Monitor.

Since its launch, Firefox has been steadily gaining market share from the dominant browser, Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE). In the first week of July 2006, Firefox had 21.1 percent of the market. In the first week of July 2007, Firefox held 27.8 percent of the European market, according to XiTi Monitor's report...
http://news.zdnet.co.uk/internet/0,1...9288052,00.htm
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Well the Europeans do hate MS, so figures from there are a little misleading. I still use IE, but maybe by the time they get to FireFox 4 they will finally be better then IE for me and I'll switch.
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Well the Europeans do hate MS, so figures from there are a little misleading. I still use IE, but maybe by the time they get to FireFox 4 they will finally be better then IE for me and I'll switch.
What do you find good about IE? Firefox is faster, more secure, better looking, and more functionality.. What else could you need?
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What did you expect? It keeps gaining and gaining and gaining the market.
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I did go back to IE for a while with vista, it's much nice to use and the tabbed browsing is better in IE. But I soon installed FF, a few too many unblocked crazy adds and mad error loop put me back on the right track.
    
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i hate firefox, i've been using Avant for 2 years now, and haven't looked at anything else since except when i tested out the new IE with my Vista and quickly closed that...
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i hate firefox, i've been using Avant for 2 years now, and haven't looked at anything else since except when i tested out the new IE with my Vista and quickly closed that...
Why???
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Started using Firefox 2 months ago and love it......luuuuuuve it.
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Firefox rules..so much better than IE.
 
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95% of the ads that pop up in IE7 get blocked in Firefox. Firefox+Kaspersky=great security
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