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Windows 7: bye bye Firefox

01 Aug 2010   #11
squid13

Windows 7 Professional SP1 64 bit
 
 

Two seconds here, four seconds there, if you like the browser stay with it. Life goes by fast enough without worrying about your browser speed. Remember life is like a roll of toilet paper, the closer to the end it gets,the faster it goes. So if you like your browser , don't worry about a few seconds to open.


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01 Aug 2010   #12
Sammy888

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by reasoner View Post
I recently ditched Firefox for IE8

Firefox was so slow loading, especially Google and Yahoo - also not a day went by in which I didn't get a ffox dialogue box saying, "Aren't we embarassed - ffox just crashed."

IE8 has yet to crash and does everything ffox does only faster and smoother

IE8 - a nice surprise

reasoner
Ditto here. Firefox is slow. IE 8 is significantly faster. It takes less than 2 seconds to load while Firefox around 7-10 seconds. See this thread here for another comment: Was it just me or is IE faster than Firefox at the moment???
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