Jump to content

Welcome to Geeks to Go - Register now for FREE

Geeks To Go is a helpful hub, where thousands of volunteer geeks quickly serve friendly answers and support. Check out the forums and get free advice from the experts. Register now to gain access to all of our features, it's FREE and only takes one minute. Once registered and logged in, you will be able to create topics, post replies to existing threads, give reputation to your fellow members, get your own private messenger, post status updates, manage your profile and so much more.

Create Account How it Works
Photo

IE is such a resource hog-- Alternatives?


  • Please log in to reply

#1
CompaqBabe

CompaqBabe

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPip
  • 53 posts
I have IE7 on my PC and it is SUCH a freakin' resource hog-- and NOW they want me to update to IE8?! Why should I? I'm so sick of it taking up so much room on my PC, slowing everything down and making my online experience miserable at times.

Is there a sleeker, less RAM greedy alternative to IE out there? I don't have the resources to get more RAM for my computer at this time.

Thank you in advance for any advice you can give me. You guys rock.
  • 0

Advertisements


#2
Broni

Broni

    Kraków my love :)

  • Member
  • PipPipPipPipPipPipPipPip
  • 12,300 posts
I don't use IE, but I'm not aware of it being a resource hog.
What does make you think, it is?

Please, post some computer info:
- processor type, amount of RAM (hold Windows logo key, hit Pause/Break key)
- hard drive size/free space (open "My Computer", right click on hard drive letter, click "Properties")
- security programs in use (antivirus, firewall)
  • 0

#3
mkau

mkau

    Member

  • Member
  • PipPipPip
  • 227 posts
Google Chrome, as long as you have a small number of tabs open it's quite light.
But do what broni said, he knows his stuff.
  • 0






Similar Topics

0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users

As Featured On:

Microsoft Yahoo BBC MSN PC Magazine Washington Post HP