IE8 v Firefox

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  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Hi, I have stuck to IE8 as I had no problems with it. In the last week both my desktop and my notebook and SWMBO's laptop slowed to a crawl and I meaN CRRAAAAAWWWWWL. Today got a call from a friend who's lappie is suddenly the same. So bit the bullet and installed Firefox, back up to speed!!! What the hell is MS playing at? :Blush:
     
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    changed from IE to firefox a while ago

    Found firefox much better and less viruses, pop ups etc

    Good luck xxx
     
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    Some people experienced FF problems with 3.5 but 3.5.5 is now as stable as ever. IMO FF Beats every other browser hands down. :BigGrin:
     
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    after a reccomendation from another forum member I use Safari,, ,,It is Ace as far as im concerned.:thumb:
     
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    I was using IE8 then after reading a psot I loaded Chrome this is a great improvemnet over IE. Now after reading this post I have loaded Firefox and it appears to be much faster than Chrome:thumb:
     
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    switched to FF last year when I could not sign in to flickr on IE
     
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    I'm going off FF, thinking about going Chrome - any views any of you techies n geeks out there??
     
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    Bloatware and multiple patches.

    I think they have lost the plot about what an internet user really wants when browsing the net.

    SPEED.
     
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