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post #11 of 58
It's a fox on fire.
    
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post #12 of 58
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Alright, so I just downloaded it on my work computer...we'll see how it goes.
     
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I use a lot of the plugins, as well as some custom skinning. I can't do that on IE.
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post #14 of 58
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I've used it for a couple of minutes now (I know, not enough time to really give it a fair shake) but so far it's a big "meh". It's not any faster than IE6 which I also have installed on this computer.

I did like how it imported my IE stuff (bookmarks, cookies, etc) during install, though.
     
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post #15 of 58
I like how I can manage bookmarks on it..maybe you can do it on IE but i think, for me at least, firefox is alot simpler, its got alot of great addons and I can get some really neat themes on it.

Speed wise I dont really notice a difference...
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post #16 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by e_dogg View Post
I've used it for a couple of minutes now (I know, not enough time to really give it a fair shake) but so far it's a big "meh". It's not any faster than IE6 which I also have installed on this computer.

I did like how it imported my IE stuff (bookmarks, cookies, etc) during install, though.
Try applying these settings. I notice it goes a fair share faster:
http://www.overclock.net/other-softw...en-faster.html

And also try installing Adblock Plus.
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post #17 of 58
IE is terribly slow for me.
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One word. Extensions.
 
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post #19 of 58
Quote:
Originally Posted by A Russian :D View Post
because it does not give me "not responding" crap
Exactly.

IE7 does that like 10 minutes into use...

:\\

Btw, e_dogg I used to think the same way. What's so good about Firefox? Then I tried it out for a week or two and I found out. Now I can't go back and I really can't explain why in words. I encourage you to do the same.
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FF has plugins which is better than IE. Plus its faster than ever. Plus it has some nice Themes.
 
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