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Blaze29a

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Just want to get every one take on Why is firefox so special and why should i download it ??? :tazz:
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Hey Blaze29a...Welcome to G2G...

Firefox is fast, secure, and easy to use. It is customizable and is constantly evolving into a better browser. Combine Firefox with Thunderbird and you have what Microsoft should be trying to achieve with IE and Outlook. The difference is, Firefox and Thunderbird work...and aren't being constantly hacked into. I give them both :tazz: :) Two thumbs up!

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yea wannabie is right about that i have fire fox and thunderbird and there fast and scure if u want to download it go to www.download.com its a secure downloading place
were u can download nearly anything.
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i have never heard about thunderbird is that another browser??? :tazz:
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no thunder bird is like out look express the thing u use for emails but thunder bird is better
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Firefox is what microsoft are trying to make the next IE like, they have allready copied alot of the firefox features, but they cant fix all the vulnerablities from IE. With firefox the chances of infection from the internet are much lower.
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Short word on firefox, muliti tabbed browsing. You can have several sites opened at once in tabs. If you want to goto the other site, just click the tab. Ever had a page in i.e. that you had to leave to goto another site. With firefox, open a new tab, then go.

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As Firefox gets more popular, security flaws in it will be exploited just like Inrenet Explorer. Firefox is okay, but not any "better" than IE, just a little different. Since it's free, download it and compare browsing to IE. You cannot remove (uninstall IE) from XP, and you'll still need it to get MS updates.

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Blaze29a

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so there is no point in downloadin it ???
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A word about firefox, Problems are fixed quickly. With ie, They are always updating what they fixed. Why so many patches. Also I use firefox to down load windows updates.
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Regarding Thunderbird 1.5... I am about to IMPORT from my outlook express. (based on recommendations to use this instead of OE.

IF, i decide to go back to OE, how will I do that?

Having just spent the last 2 weeks getting rid of Spywarestrike, I am a little cautious in changing anything.

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Thanks,

Bryan

Edited by bharwell, 15 January 2006 - 11:40 AM.

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As Firefox gets more popular, security flaws in it will be exploited just like Inrenet Explorer. Firefox is okay, but not any "better" than IE, just a little different. Since it's free, download it and compare browsing to IE. You cannot remove (uninstall IE) from XP, and you'll still need it to get MS updates.

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You don't know how wrong you are! I deleted IE and use FIREFOX for windows updates...plus...firefox is 10 times safer, better, faster and cooler than IE...
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