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Old 10-04-2005, 07:24 PM   #11
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You're wrong! I never got a download at 1MBPS in IE, but Firefox, Yes. And...I even got a 38.2MBPS in Firefox one morning.

Oh, i forgot, i use Firefox Beta 1.5...so that may be why
did you get those speeds on a file you were downloading or while loading a page?
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Old 10-04-2005, 09:26 PM   #12
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I never thought of Firefox as slow, actually faster than IE.

That FireTune made it even faster, thanks gaming_freak.

i never even hearf of it before this thread
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Old 10-04-2005, 10:32 PM   #13
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ya it was slower for me as well at first but if u download a program called firetune from www.download.com and use that then its very fast
Wow, that really does speed up firefox. Thank bunches gammingfreak.
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Old 10-04-2005, 11:00 PM   #14
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Here you go FireFox fans - eat your hearts out:

http://www.betanews.com/article/Fire...ses/1127167953

http://www.vitalsecurity.org/2005/03...nfects-ie.html

http://www.securitypipeline.com/show...4301486&pgno=1


Now before you totally and utterly ignored this man's question (and hijacked the thread in the process for none other than a browser war), did you stop to consider that maybe he just wanted to get his Internet Explorer to work? I've seen too much of this. For example:

- "My browser is slow. What should I do?"
- "Get FireFox! It's super fast and secure!"

- "How should I stop popups?"
- "Oh my God! You still have Internet Explorer?!"

- "My wall paint is chipping! Help!"
- "Well, if you got FireFox, your life would be perfect!"

All you FireFox pushers can eat some poopoo. And by the way, there are lots more articles where that came from - mostly concerning the terrible bugs and bad security.

Yeah, I said it. BAD SECURITY. Just because you disable ActiveX doesn't make it good. First of all, what if I WANT ActiveX? Hell, I can make a browser that doesn't connect to the internet. You wouldn't be able to view webpages, but you definitely won't get spyware and pop-ups. The point? Sacrificing functionality is not the way to fix a problem.

Aside from the disabled ActiveX and super-mega-block-every-single-window pop-up blocker, FireFox is actually LESS safe. Consider this combined with the fact that most people who are using FireFox have been practically guaranteed that FireFox is 100% secure (like how you guys recommend it to fix everything). That spells bad news.

I hate to cut it short, but I could go on and on, and I think you guys get the point.


EDIT>> We as the bearers of knowledge in this forum need to have the ethics to do research on this sort of thing. Go ahead, do some Googling. I'm just saying that blatantly recommending some software without knowing its weaknesses is unethical.
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Nicley said spank_fusion.

FireFOx in my opinion is better, because it has more features that I like. For instance Tab Browsing. A lot more proficient and efficient. Being able to view multiply webpages without a new window being open is quite handy.

No browser is more secure then the other. If there's a virus, it can get through, regardless of the browser, sure it may help prevent some stuff, but really it's your Anti Virus and Anti Spyware software that does it. Anything built into something is just not that good. Take integrated graphics...same principle.

Who cares really whether or not FireFox is better. If you can view webpages then it's all good.

Now...back onto topic.

Just try to lock the toolbar. Or if once again that doesn't work just save your webpages into a Bookmark or Favorites section. Then just have that open when viewing pages. It's a handy thing sometimes!
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Old 10-05-2005, 08:12 AM   #16
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Nicley said spank_fusion.
Thank you.
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