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Windows 7: Firefox Gains Ground, I.E. Falls Further

04 Jul 2009   #1
Charles Kane

Windows 7 Ultimate, Ubuntu
Firefox Gains Ground, I.E. Falls Further

Its not definitive but shows an ongoing trend that Internet Explorer continues to lose ground to all the other browsers.

Internet Explorer fell from 62.09% to 59.49%, while Firefox rose from 28.75% to 30.33%. But Firefox isn't the only browser that's gaining market share. Opera, recently released the beta version of version 10 of its browser, rose from 3.23% to 3.36%, Safari, recently released version 4 of its browser and hitting 11 million downloads in three days, rose from 2.65% to 2.93%, and Chrome rose from 2.42% to 2.82%.
IE's market share falls below 60%, Firefox surpasses 30%
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04 Jul 2009   #2

Windows 7 ultimate Build 7229 X64

Expected ..IE8 was kinda good for me before Firefox 3.5 has been released ..

Firefox 3.5 is very fast and cool browser .. but to be honest with you am still waiting Opera 10 Final release am sure Opera will beat on Firefox :-)
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04 Jul 2009   #3

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Vista x64 / 7 X64

Iron would do better if it had the marketing clout:

Whats the difference beetwen Iron and Chrome?


Chrome... gets critic from data protection specialists , for reasons such as creating a unique user ID or the submission of entries to Google to generate suggestions.

SRWare Iron is a real alternative

The current version of Google Chrome uses Version 530.5 of the Rendering-Engine WebKit, how the Browserstring tells. In Iron we obviously use the most actual WebKit-Version (530.9).
SRWare Iron - The Browser of the Future
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04 Jul 2009   #4

W7 Build 7264 x64

Actually I think this was expected.. even with previous versions of FF I think it was way better than IE.. 3.5 just made it even more clear.
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