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post #31 of 61
It amazes me how well fire fox has done.

I don't understand it.

Sure it's more secure, but i would bet money that i would have the same amount of viruses and spyware with IE. I think being a smart internet user is more important than your browser...

I know i personally just like the way FF is set up over IE. But usually average people don't like change...

Good job FF
post #32 of 61
Google Browser Sync ftw. Only reason I use FF.
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post #33 of 61
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Originally Posted by Dezixn View Post
Sure it's more secure, but i would bet money that i would have the same amount of viruses and spyware with IE. I think being a smart internet user is more important than your browser...
That's true. I've never downloaded any viruses with IE. The only real crap I've come across was using stuff like limewire and torrents. As far as spyware and the like, that's what ad-aware and spybot are for.

But I guess FF users don't bother with any of them.
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post #34 of 61
To all the comp n00bs out there, it has a flashy name. Any people tell them it's safer. You are not safe from your self.

My friend once complained to me, "I don't know how i got this virus... I use firefox, ***". I just laughed at him and said *** is wrong w/ you and we went 2 the beach.
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*Free viruses click here*
You can win a million dollars to!!
Nub: Hey I have FF, clicks.. Downloads programs, enters bank account information

Quote:
Please give us 2-3 days to put in the million dollars.
Okays!

Quote:
Days later
Nub goes to bank to take out 20$ for some shopping..
Sorry insufficent funds..

***? I have a million and 20 thousand bucks !!

I have to sue firefox now. They lied.

*Files for lawsuit*

Firefox sends a paper boy to deliver a message to Judge.. Sorry we didn't come.. I think once you read the case you may think why did I come..

*Judge laughs and awards Mozilla Corp 100 thousand dollars.*
Poor guy lost 120 grand..
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post #36 of 61
I like IE7, but I prefer FF mainly for the spell check and a few of the additional add ons.
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post #37 of 61
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Originally Posted by Xero. View Post
What do you find good about IE? Firefox is faster, more secure, better looking, and more functionality.. What else could you need?
honestly I have IE7, firefox, and opera
IE loads quicker from a cold start and seems to even load pages quicker as well. haven't used opera yet so I can't say much yet about it. but firefox does so far seem to be the slowest of the bunch.
That and I have had problems with firefox rendering pages correctly at some sites
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post #38 of 61
Oh god. People are going to FF cuz they can't spell now 2. Next thing some hackers gonna mess w/ the spell checq.
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post #39 of 61
Quote:
Originally Posted by Twinnuke View Post
Oh god. People are going to FF cuz they can't spell now 2. Next thing some hackers gonna mess w/ the spell checq.
or more likely it isn't as horrible as IE.

If they're going to blatantly copy firefox and opera with tabs then at least do it right, and no we don't want to have to give permission for every single file ever downloaded.
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post #40 of 61
IE for the lose.

FF for the win.

Nuff said.
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