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I tried using Chrome but was just a bit disappointed by the lack of basic features for cookies and customizing the toolbar. FF got really sluggish for me and after cleaning up my profile and add-ons, I switched to Pale Moon. Probably won't reinstall FF again.

IE8 honestly hasn't been a bad browser, especially the 64bit version with Flash now in a 64bit build.
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Sorry I disagree, Chromes lastest stable opens instantly whereas firefox beta 8 takes a decent few seconds.
But chrome also KILLS compatibility on a lot of websites.
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This build keeps crashing. I liked the 8th beta rev. more.
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Chrome is still buggy. Shock wave constantly crashes.
Yes, yes it does.
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Firefox takes a little longer to load if the sqlite databases haven't been 'vacuumed' recently.
SpeedyFox can do it for you (I think the same kind of technique can be used on chrome but I didn't look into it.

I still prefer firefox for my main browsing, but 9 betas is a bit too much me thinks.
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Beta 8 was very, very buggy for me. Think my favourite beta has to be beta 4. I used that for ages without a single problem.
post #27 of 69
I want so much to find something better/more useful than Firefox but I can't. I really want to use Chrome but I cannot set it up the way I like. If you could add/remove buttons and totally customize the setup like FF I would be there.
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post #28 of 69
I never really caught on to Chrome. It just lacks features that should be basic functionality. I am also disappointed that IE9 adopted so many Chrome-like features. I absolutely hate not having a drop-down list of all open tabs, as well as a drop-down for tab history. A bunch of scrunched up tabs, with no visible titles is not intuitive. You have to hold down the back and forward buttons to view the separated history, which is just pointless.

I honestly don't see Chrome doing anything especially well, other than maybe being somewhat faster.
Edited by Ikrin - 1/15/11 at 8:27pm
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I ran firefox right after it installed, crashed. Opened it up again, crashed. Finally got it to open, gave mozilla the benefit of the doubt and set it as my default browser. It has crashed about 6/10 times ive used it to open something....


As much as i dont like chrome, it's clearly superior to whatever else is out there...although i will say that ever since this adobe/apple fiasco, the flash player CONSTANTLY crashes (in every browser)... conspiracy anyone?



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post #30 of 69
I can't believe mozilla still hasn't fixed the problem where firefox takes forever to load if you have a few thousand fonts (or worse yet, an invalid font) installed on your system.

There's this one barcode font I have that apparently makes firefox want to murder a democratic senator. Unfortunately, I can't get rid of it because I need to print barcodes.
Edited by thefreeaccount - 1/15/11 at 6:37pm
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