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Windows 7: What browser is the best for a low memory windows xp system?

28 Aug 2016   #1

W10 32 bit, XUbuntu 18.xx 64 bit
What browser is the best for a low memory windows xp system?

What browser is the best for a low memory windows xp system? I just have an old system that I use occasionally. I just want a browser that loads fast for windows xp. I could do palemoon but that word require some compiling of palemoon source code but that could be difficult.
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29 Aug 2016   #2

Windows 7 Home Premium x64

Not that many to choose from since most dropped support for XP. Firefox comes to mind but not many after that.
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30 Aug 2016   #3


Almost any except IE. Waterfox is the slim version of Firefox & works OK in my book.
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30 Aug 2016   #4

W7 Pro SP1 64bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by CincyJim View Post
Almost any except IE. Waterfox is the slim version of Firefox & works OK in my book.
Can you please provide a download link?
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30 Aug 2016   #5

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

More info on Waterfox.

FireFox VS WaterFox: Is One Preferable Over The Other?

You could try Opera 12.18 Portable. It's pretty lightweight.

Download [email protected] - MajorGeeks

Note: It's unlikely to receive any updates.

Opera 12.18 is "Classic Opera" with Presto engine (not Chromium/Blink)

It's a security update with a few protocols that are considered unsafe removed and also added protocols which were not in 12.17. and enabled TLS 1.1 and 1.2 by default.

Or try FlashPeak SlimJet (Chrome) / FlashPeak SlimBrowser (IE) - portable versions available.
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02 Sep 2016   #6

Windows 10x64 Build 1709

Maxthon is pretty light, not sure if it still supports xp though. You could always go and try their offerings.

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