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Mad Dog Vee

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I use Firefox 3.0.8 at the moment.
I use it mainly for its extensibility and security.
In my experience, IE7 takes forever to load. I don't expect IE8 to be much better.
I have not tried Chrome, because I am giving it a 365 day waiting period. I will probably try it later this year.
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In my experience, IE7 takes forever to load. I don't expect IE8 to be much better.

It's much better :)
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I agree with Troy. I've been using IE8 far more than I ever used IE6 or IE7. It's still not my default browser, but only because I've been spoiled by adblock. If I'm surfing sites that I know and that I visit frequently, I usually use IE8 now.

On my machine, its faster than FF. Compatibility mode works very well, and I love the accelerators.

If I could get adblock to work in IE8, I wouldn't use FireFox at all.

Hey ScHwErV, how about using the HOSTS file to block the nasties?

http://www.mvps.org/...p2002/hosts.htm

I'm going to give it a shot when I get a few moments, see if it works. I would love it if it works!

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Doesn't the hosts file work for any browser you have?
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That particular hosts file does not block ads (some, but that's not it's mission).
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Couldn't it be modified to include more? I like the idea of blocking the bad stuff from the HOSTS file. :)
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firefox for me,

tried opera but it doesn't work properly on my o/s, so i switched back to ff
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firefox rulz!!! :)
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...been using IE7 for a long time. I updated my laptop to IE8 last week; not bad, but still kind of slow getting started. So, I installed Firefox on the laptop last night...WOW...what a difference! Firefox is definitely a keeper...
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So, I installed Firefox on the laptop last night...WOW...what a difference!


That is exactly what I thought when I used it for the first time. Opera is actually a little faster I thought, I just don't like the look or feel of it at all.
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I use Firefox. I might give Opera and Chrome a whirl just for the heck of it. If I could, I would avoid IE at all costs, but I can't open certain PDF files for some of my college classes without IE :)
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I would definatally have to say FF. For the same reasons as everyone else. Being able to save tabs when closed, add ons, and my favorite would be the FF Google search page! Woo!. I just like the look of it better. FF. Has a much smoother feel to the operations of IS and Opera. After researching Opera I found that there is a way cool feature how it displays pictures, but finding a web site that would be coded to suport this feature would be far and few between so I did not think it would be that big of a deal. I did use a combination of FF and Opera for a while, but as I continued to use them, my love for FF grew and Opera was slowly poshed out of the picture. :)
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my favorite would be the FF Google search page! Woo!.

+1 !!! :)
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I try. You can never over look the small stuff. Especially the short people. They can get vicious. :)
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I use firefox with the noscript addon. However strangely enough I'm using IE to type this :) .
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