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Windows 7: Mozilla fixes Firefox crash bug

29 Nov 2009   #11
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

I was running the 9.62 then onto the 9.63 later 10.01 along with the 10.10 Unite for Opera. The information on what Unite does can be looked over at Opera Unite It's now simply a server addon being seen there.


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29 Nov 2009   #12
Qdos

 

There are concerns being voiced, however... regards Unite and safety...

"Users installing Opera Unite, Opera's new web development platform, could at risk from being hijacked by cyber-criminals, according to security researchers..."

Although Opera v10.10 plugs a few minor bugs, I'm not absolutely sure there will not yet be security updates for it as it gets its real life rollout beyond the beta testing program which began in June or so this year.

The upgrade to the latest version also addressed a few bugs...
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29 Nov 2009   #13
smarteyeball

 
 

I rarely have any crashes using Firefox official builds but have all but switched to Opera 10.10 anyway as my daily browser. I still miss no-script though.

I don't use Unite, but the idea sounds great. Too bad the scum think so too
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29 Nov 2009   #14
Night Hawk

W7 Ultimate x64/W10 Pro x64 dual boot main build-remote pc W10 Pro x64 Insider Preview/W7 Pro x64
 
 

I don't generally use the Unite part of it either. But the 10.10 is also no longer in beta form there. Since Opera simply serves as a secondary browser here I looked at it for that purpose when having all of them lined up on the RCs for a cross comparison before deciding which would work best on the retail 7. The 9.63 had already topped over FF and certainly the Chrome browser that still looks like a hlaf finished beta version.
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30 Nov 2009   #15
rush2112

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Qdos View Post
I believe I read that Mozilla have tried to apply (or are still battling with applying...) over 100 fixes to the current build, and have been through (is it?) four beta stages now - and that they're hoping to have everything sorted within a month...

Arguments that extensions have been causing browser crashes may well be true, as they're also allegedly examining codes in these plugin modules to try and make their platform more reliable.
When I use FF 3.5.5, it tends to crash at times when I log out of some web sites. I think sprint.com is one of them. There are 1 or two more that crashes FF when I log out of them.
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30 Nov 2009   #16
bmb

Windows 7
 
 

Private browsing and explorer crash problem still left or fixed in this beta 4 version?
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