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Windows 7: So who is using Chrome?

16 May 2009   #81
Mercurial

Windows 7 32bit RTM
 
 

I tried chrome for 2 weeks but it kinda slows down overtime and I miss firefox addons(FTP client, IRC Client, Download Manager, ect ect...)

so still using firefox after 5 years :P
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19 May 2009   #82
Djnx

Windows 7 RC
 
 

Hah, so many people addicted to add-ons. Personally, I don't use them, so Chrome is better for me, not to mention that Opera comes with a lot of features right out of the box, and Safari 4 is the eye-candy winner right now.
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19 May 2009   #83
crimson

Windows 7 Retail
 
 

I really like Chrome alot. Chrome 1 doesn't work on W7, so I installed Chrome 2 which I like alot better than 1. They seriously improved the way bookmarks are managed.

The Favorites folder is an advantage that IE has over all of these other browsers that have yet to learn how to use bookmarks stored in Windows folders for easy management. The problem with IE is the yellow bar that is impossibly to get rid of. Before it was also the fact that it didn't have tabbed browsing. But I have always used IE, and still used IE. I've tried other browsers including Chrome, and I always encounter the same problem all the time. A page doesn't load so I have to pull up IE anyway. I never have this problem with IE. With IE, I never have to pull up another browser to get a page to load. I was hoping Chrome would be different, but it wasn't. So while I really do like Chrome of the other browsers, I still use IE because it never gives me problems.
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19 May 2009   #84
RST101

Windows 7 Ultimate x64.
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mercurial View Post
I tried chrome for 2 weeks but it kinda slows down overtime and I miss firefox addons(FTP client, IRC Client, Download Manager, ect ect...)

so still using firefox after 5 years :P
I have to disagree with you there mate. I have been using chrome 2 as my only browser for about five/six months and it has never slowed down on me. I don't use add ons and generally find ff to bulky(if you know what i mean). IE doesn't even enter the equation and I have never tried safari because apple products are on my bloatware list.

Chrome 2 ftw.................
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19 May 2009   #85
Fizban

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I use Opera for playing tribalwars (love being able to press 2 to switch tabs), but otherwise use Chrome or Safari for daily use. Safari is the fastest browser from my own testing, followed by Chrome. The two are incredibly close though so the difference is more or less negligible and between the two I mostly see people using one over the other due to preferring one's UI over the other.
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21 May 2009   #86
bhuulo

 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Smashy View Post
Still using Firefox here and loving it, don't see why I should change.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by 12eason View Post
I did try chrome. I liked the memory management, but aside from that, meh. I didn't like the google updater that came with it and sat in the background all the time, and aside from that it just felt like a featureless beta.

Besides which, I really cannot go without my FF add-ons.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Mercurial View Post
I tried chrome for 2 weeks but it kinda slows down overtime and I miss firefox addons(FTP client, IRC Client, Download Manager, ect ect...)

so still using firefox after 5 years :P
Same here guys!!! Can't stay without Add-Ons


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