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;) I really like using Mozilla Firefox as my browser... but I have found that many of the sites I go to are only set-up to work with IE. i.e. forms needing to be downloaded, links won't open, etc.

:tazz: So I find myself switching back and forth between the two browsers. I have both on my desktop... and usually open with MozF...then when I run into problems I close it down and open IE to cont. I have no clue if this will create future havoc with my system...if it messes with security systems.... etc...I just know it drives me crazy.

;) Is there anyone who has found a solution? Do need to dump MozF and just stick with IE. And... have I already screwed up my computer sys...doing this?

Thanks.... :going wacko:
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There is a plug-in for FireFox that will make it look like IE to most sites. However, any site that uses ActiveX (like Windows Update), will require IE. :tazz:
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Thanks will give it a try. Sad face appropriate.
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can you give an example of some sites that dont work for you? I dont recall any that havent worked for me..
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You don't have to dump anything really. You can have both browsers at the same time and use your preferred where you want ( and the other one where it's needed ) like you are at the moment
I have both running at the same time. It didn't give me any problems.
I have to admit IE is my primary browser. But that only because I didn't take firefox on 'other peoples word', I wanted to try and see for myself.
I haven't noticed anything getting screwed up. If that's a comfort for you.

Success! :tazz:
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Governement sites, student loan sites, insurance sites....many have forms that need to be downloaded and will not work unless I revert to IE. In addition links they provide witll not connect unless I am using IE.
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Thanks for the comfort... I want to utilize the new options, and to be 'more efficent' in using my computer... so far I find I get bogged down with the rapid advances... (well maybe not rapid for those that have had time to keep up). I spend my time trying to keep up with the field I work in... which is very info. intensive.

Great to have someone tell me that my system won't be damaged!!!
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