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Windows 7: Pale Moon Browser

16 Apr 2010   #11
firefox2010

Windows 7
 
 

I tested this browser on peacekeeper and found that it's only faster than firefox about 10%. However, there is a problem with Java which I had the latest Java 6 build 20 version but when I use this browser to check on Java website, it said my Java version is 6....... anyone got the same problem??


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16 Apr 2010   #12
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by firefox2010 View Post
I tested this browser on peacekeeper and found that it's only faster than firefox about 10%. However, there is a problem with Java which I had the latest Java 6 build 20 version but when I use this browser to check on Java website, it said my Java version is 6....... anyone got the same problem??
I get the same thing with Java. However FF is giving the same message. If you do their online test they both work and show the correct information. I also found out on Blue Moon web site that they will be a delay on updates after FF release. He needs to recompile and then test his version and he also won't be keeping up with minor updates. Pale Moon is a one man operation so I can see the reason for a delay on updates. Will just have to see how that works out.

Jim
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16 Apr 2010   #13
Airbot

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Shows OK for me..

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16 Apr 2010   #14
Corrine

Windows 7 & Windows Vista Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Shows OK for me..
I got the same results.
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16 Apr 2010   #15
antharr

Windows 7 64x
 
 

Definitely more responsive. Thanks for that link!
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16 Apr 2010   #16
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

hi !

Pale Moon feels faster than FF, it starts a lot quicker than FF & i also noticed that it seems to use less memory.

i ran some tests on peacekeaper:
FF 3.63 = 629,
PM = 673, 7%
FF 3.7pre-alpha5 = 743, 18%
Opera 10.51 = 820, 30%

faster, all compared to FF 3.63

manual updating is no problem, that´s what i´ve always do with FF anyway...
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16 Apr 2010   #17
Phone Man

Windows 8.1 Pro w/Media Center 64bit, Windows 7 HP 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Airbot View Post
Shows OK for me..

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I found the reason mine was giving that error. Due to a security bug prior to 1.6.0_20 it was recommended to disable Java Deployment Toolkit in plugins. With it disabled the verify gives the wrong information. When it is enabled it verified correctly. Since PM and FF share the same profile, what you set in PM also affects FF and that plugin was affecting both browsers.

Jim
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16 Apr 2010   #18
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

firefox2010: "I tested this browser on peacekeeper and found that it's only faster than firefox about 10%"

"ONLY 10%" ?

is that not a good improvement ?
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16 Apr 2010   #19
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

It should be noted that when I uninstalled PM and switched back to FF, FF had issues reclaiming default browser status. No matter how many times I checked it, it wouldn't take. It required uninstalling the program and then reinstalling. Thankfully it didn't require deleting preferences and add-ons.
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16 Apr 2010   #20
hackerman1

W7-Enterprise + WS-2008 (Converted to Workstation)
 
 

an update with testresults from peacekeeper: FF 3.7pre-alpha5 = 743, 18% & Opera 10.51 = 820, 30% faster
compared to FF 3.63
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