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Windows 7: IE9 confirmed for March 2010

18 Feb 2010   #41
Firestrider

Linux (Debian, Android)
 
 

I want to see Chromium tap into GPU acceleration of text/images with OpenGL.

As far as security IE8 has Protected Mode, SmartScreen filter, Cross-side scripting filter, and I think sand-boxed processes per tab.

I'm not sure what security features Chromium has but it would be nice to compare side-by-side with IE8.


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18 Feb 2010   #42
pezzonovante

Windows 7 RTM x86
 
 

Firefox has no Protected Mode/Sandbox feature, which makes it significantly less secure than IE8 and Chrome.
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18 Feb 2010   #43
BugMeister

Windows10 Pro - 64Bit vs.10547
 
 

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18 Feb 2010   #44
Win7User512

Windows 7 x64 / Same
 
 

Chrome is so fast. I still wonder what their secret is.
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18 Feb 2010   #45
Tews

64-bit Windows 8.1 Pro
 
 

Its elven magic!!
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18 Feb 2010   #46
madtownidiot

 

In all fairness, IE only has security problems because the vast majority of malicious hackers focus their efforts on compromising IE. If that same effort were applied to Chrome or Firefox...
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18 Feb 2010   #47
Firestrider

Linux (Debian, Android)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by BugMeister View Post
That comparison is not that accurate (at least for Chrome) because you can customize it with themes, it has a built-in spell checker, and there are add-ons (extensions).
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18 Feb 2010   #48
Gary

Win 10 Pro 64
 
 

I don't have IE 8 installed so I doubt that I will install 9.
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19 Feb 2010   #49
Boris

W7 64b - Leopard 10.6.2 - Ubuntu 10.10 (MBP Snow Leopard 10.6.3)
 
 

I will not give IE a second chance, not with its mediocre track record. I always wonder why so many people still use IE. Its features are mostly copied and then poorly implemented, years after the competition.

I think IE is MS worst product: no vision, no style.

Probably most people still think IE=internet
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19 Feb 2010   #50
Fantail

7 x64 | 7 x64
 
 

I will be interested in seeing how friendly it is working with speech.

Hope MS doesn't loaf a 5 pounder.
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