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Old 01-14-2004, 06:02 PM   #1
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Just wondered which browser you all use? Internet Explorer 6 is my default, but today I downloaded Opera 7.23 and Netscape 7.1, just to try them out and was pleasantly suprised by the Opera browser. I think i'll use this from now on.

What about everyone else?

You'll note AOL is not on the poll, because the AOL 'browser' is a load of cack!
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Old 01-15-2004, 10:18 AM   #2
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I don't like IE because of all the popus and security holes in it.
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I voted for IE, because it does what i want it to. I sometimes use Mozilla or Netscape
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Old 01-18-2004, 04:42 PM   #4
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Lynx is also good for experimenting!
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ok, i'll hunt it down and try it
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I have always used Netscape personally, as because IE is so popular, unscrupulous people spend there time finding security vulnerabilities.

Sadly Netscape doesn't seem to be able to play the game at the same level any longer and so I feel that sometime in the near future I will have to go with IE.
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Mozilla and IE ... though i wanna try out Opera aswell.
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Mozilla and IE ... though i wanna try out Opera aswell.
I just tried Opera and am using it now ... i cant say im overly impressed - its ok, but that damn banner uptop is really pissing me off, and i've only had this for 5 minutes. Its relatively fast ... seems a little faster than Mozilla. But like i said ... that damn banner is the most annoying part of it. And now way am i going to pay for it.

I like the look of it though - pretty impressive.
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Yeah, that banner is quite annoying, but you kind of get used to it after a while.
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Yeah, that banner is quite annoying, but you kind of get used to it after a while.
Its slightly distracting, since in the corner of your eye, your always gonna see "BUY OPERA AND REMOVE THIS BANNER!!!" ... Grrr.

Dave - is Lynx any good? Im gonna download Netscape too ... but i never thought id have 4/5 diff browsers on my computer. O_O
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Opera is good. I found it very fast.
Lynx is OK. It is only a text browser but take you back a few years. It is very annonomous and does run anything on your machine. Give it a try.
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I see that MSN Explorer, under the new MSN Premium Subscription is not shown in your Vote!!!
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Old 01-23-2004, 03:11 PM   #13
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Just had a go on MSN Explorer... it is shite. No other word for it.
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Thats on vote againts it then!
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Just had a go on MSN Explorer... it is shite. No other word for it.
Shite? MSN Explorer is the pinacle of Internet Exploring Design! It intergrates Outlook into it, it can view all of your MSN accounts in your Inbox, you can do what you can with Outlook, it is the closest to Longhorn there will be until the Longhorn Betas come out! It has a Download manager, a Pop-Up Blocker, It comes complete with McAfee Firewall and Virus Scanner, you get the Internet form of Encarta, you get loads of E-Mail space, you can put your files on the web to see anywhere else!

Please tell me which of these things you believe are Shite?
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Shite? MSN Explorer is the pinacle of Internet Exploring Design! It intergrates Outlook into it, it can view all of your MSN accounts in your Inbox, you can do what you can with Outlook, it is the closest to Longhorn there will be until the Longhorn Betas come out! It has a Download manager, a Pop-Up Blocker, It comes complete with McAfee Firewall and Virus Scanner, you get the Internet form of Encarta, you get loads of E-Mail space, you can put your files on the web to see anywhere else!

Please tell me which of these things you believe are Shite?
I just don't like it! And it talks to you in some dodgy American/English hybrid language! I take it you're a fan of it then! It's ok I suppose, but for me, there is just too much going on... I like a simple, clean browser. Maybe it'll grow on me though... like eggs, I used to hate them, but no i love em!
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Never tried it. Do you have to have internet through MSN?
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It is true, the American Voice REALLY gets on my nerves, but its worth it for the rest!

As to my ISP, I do not have Internet through MSN but by god I would if it were available! Sadly MSN don't do it in the UK. I do however sometimes go for the 2 month free trials they have when they have them for the Software only; but I don't generally like paying for it!
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I've used Avant browser for 6 months now and I't much better IE.

I've heard Mozilla is good so I'll give that one a try next.
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Pfft; Mozilla is nothing to write home to Mother about!
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