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I'm looking for a web browser that EXTREAMELY lightweight. My parents have a Gatway Solo 9500 and it only has a 800MHz Pentium III proc and they would like to listen to Pandora radio. It doesent need to be modable with addons and stuff just real simple and light. Thanks
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opera? IE4 (jokes).

Maybe you should install Xbuntu on it and use Firefox. I'm sure it would be faster and it would do everything they would need it for like Email, Internet, Typing, Spreadsheets, ect. Linux might be the way to go here.
Edited by procpuarie - 12/22/08 at 12:30pm
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opera? IE4 (jokes).

Will try IE4 (jokes) and Opera and see how it runs
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Chrome
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I also agree with Chrome. It is pretty light weight.
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Chrome

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I think chrome or firefox 3 would work, as long as you didnt install any extra addons.
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I don't know Opera with pandora running (using adobe flash player) has about a 95% to 100% CPU load on this computer IE has about a 90% to 100% load, Chrome and Firefox I don't think will do much better. Is there any browser that is for legacy PC's?

Edit: This w/ a fresh XP SP3 install
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I'm looking for a web browser that EXTREAMELY lightweight. My parents have a Gatway Solo 9500 and it only has a 800MHz Pentium III proc and they would like to listen to Pandora radio. It doesent need to be modable with addons and stuff just real simple and light. Thanks
All browsers should work. Both FireFox and Opera works fine on my 500 mhz Pentium 2.
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I say chrome

what OS have you got on that? as I just got a gateway solo 9300 and was thinking of putting windows 2000 on it.

thanks
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