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Windows 7: Soild Alternative to FireFox

05 Aug 2013   #1

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 
Soild Alternative to FireFox

Is there a better alternative to FireFox v22.0 ? There are so many frequent crashes. I gave Firefox, nearly six months more time, in hopes Mozilla would fix all the issues, that hasn't happened. When I customize a toolbar, restart firefox, the toolbar isn't the same as it was before restarting. I have to many add-ons to completely drop firefox, I need an alternative.


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05 Aug 2013   #2

Win-7 Home Prem 64-bit 7601 Free SP1
 
 

Firefox 21 ?
Internet explorer 9-10 ?
Chrome ?
Pick one which ever works the best you should keep.
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05 Aug 2013   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Home Premium x86 Service Pack 1 - Linux Mint Mate 14 x64
 
 

Opera 15? If you don't mind not having a bookmarks bar.
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05 Aug 2013   #4

Win7 Home Premium x64
 
 

If you are used to firefox, Pale Moon may be an excellent choice for you. It's built on firefox (v.20 atm), and you can import your settings directly. Also comes in an x64 flavor, which the actual firefox does not.
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05 Aug 2013   #5

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7600
 
 

same with comodo ice dragon, you can change the profile to your current firefox one.
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05 Aug 2013   #6

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

From post #1
I have to many add-ons to completely drop firefox, I need an alternative.

This could be exactly what is causing your problems; to many add ons.
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05 Aug 2013   #7

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
From post #1
I have to many add-ons to completely drop firefox, I need an alternative.

This could be exactly what is causing your problems; to many add ons.
I completely agree with this. I see no use for more than Adobe flash player, Java. I just recently started using a password manager too. (I use Chrome not Firefox) IMO ditch Firefox and use Chrome, it has a much newer and up to date interface. But opinions are just opinions, choose what you like and experiment. You've used Firefox, try Opera, Chrome, Safari, and whatever browsers are out there now days. It shouldn't take long to see which one suits you the best.
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05 Aug 2013   #8
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote:
When I customize a toolbar, restart firefox, the toolbar isn't the same as it was before restarting.
You may have adware that's changing your settings.
Download AdWareCleaner AdwCleaner Download
or from here Téléchargements - Outils de Xplode - AdwCleaner
to your desktop
1.Right-click on adwcleaner.exe and select Run As Administrator to launch the application.
2.Click on Delete button.
3.Confirm each time with OK.
4.Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart. Please post the content of that logfile in your reply.
Note: You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt as well - n is the order number.
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05 Aug 2013   #9

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

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05 Aug 2013   #10

Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Jacee View Post
Quote:
When I customize a toolbar, restart firefox, the toolbar isn't the same as it was before restarting.
You may have adware that's changing your settings.
Download AdWareCleaner AdwCleaner Download
or from here Téléchargements - Outils de Xplode - AdwCleaner
to your desktop
1.Right-click on adwcleaner.exe and select Run As Administrator to launch the application.
2.Click on Delete button.
3.Confirm each time with OK.
4.Your computer will be rebooted automatically. A text file will open after the restart. Please post the content of that logfile in your reply.
Note: You can find the logfile at C:\AdwCleaner[Sn].txt as well - n is the order number.
I'd rather PM it to you if you want, then paste a log file the size that it is ?
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