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Old 01-28-2007, 07:32 PM
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Anyone else running it. I just downloaded it today, so far I am very impressed. It seems to be a lot lighter program, but at the same time adds some nice functionality. One thing I have just noticed is a spell checker.....that works on all sites, and on google, pretty nifty.
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Old 01-28-2007, 07:57 PM
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yep, I like it.. the extensions are what really lets it shine
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Yes, it is great. I have been using this browser since the early beta versions when it was called Phoenix and really like it. The latest version of IE looks pretty good, but just feels more cumbersome.
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Old 01-28-2007, 08:32 PM
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works great on Macs, too
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I have been using Firefox for years now. I like it allot better than IE

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...I like it allot better than IE...
Even turd on your shoe is better than IE.
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Old 01-28-2007, 09:18 PM
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It might be just me, but ff2 seems a bit faster and lighter than 1.xx.

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I downloaded it just for THT since IE7 was so slow, so far I like it but not really a big deal to me
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FireFox 2.0 Been using it now for maybe two months, the upgrade was well worth it.
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Old 01-29-2007, 07:44 AM
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been using Firefox for years now and have always been happy with it. Essentially solved my pop-up problems I was having with IE. the 2.0 is even better. Every once in a while, the security levels block something that I want to see and I'll have to open up the same page in IE to make it work. But it seems to mostly happen when my girl wants to watch Desperate Housewives or something online... yawn....
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Old 01-29-2007, 08:47 AM
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I have been using Firefox for a year or so and like it...my wife up dated it a couple of months ago and it screwed up my favorites real bad, my wife lost hers. There is a long thread about this on their site. Seems a lot of people have had problems. So far there is no fix, I have had to go back to IE for now. If you are using firefox and it is working I would not upgrade till the bug is fixed.
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Old 01-29-2007, 11:01 AM
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When I upgraded, I thought I lost the favorites. There is a tutorial on firefox's site that directs you where to find them. I don't remember where, but I do recall it was saved in a place that I would not have looked first, fifth or twelfth. I got them all back. Maybe give it a try.
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Old 01-29-2007, 11:50 AM
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Funny, when I up graded to v. 2.0 I didn't loss anything! I only experienced positives with no negatives. I've been using FireFox several years now.
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Garett - 1/29/2007 11:50 AM

Funny, when I up graded to v. 2.0 I didn't loss anything! I only experienced positives with no negatives. I've been using FireFox several years now.
Not everyone had the problem...I still have my favorites but can't add new ones to it, my wife lost hers but she got a new laptop and is using IE now so we never tried to fix hers...if you haven't upgraded yet I would hold off for now.
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Finally downloaded it and got rid of IE, thanks
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When I saw the subject of this thread, I was thinking about the Clint Eastwood movie "Firefox" and the making of a sequal..

In case you don't remember, that was the movie about this pilot Mitchel Gant(?) who sneaks into Russia to steal their super fast, technologically superior plane that could fly and operate weapon systems simply through thought.. Probably over 20 years old now, but a true Cold War movie..

Now, on to the thread... I have IE 10 and I kind of think it sucks! I have been wanting to try out Firefox for a while now and well, I just may pony up to the bar now...
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ReelWork - 1/29/2007 8:54 PM When I saw the subject of this thread, I was thinking about the Clint Eastwood movie "Firefox" and the making of a sequal..
Chris that was my first reation to the thread.

I was having issues with Firefox 1.5 and had not used it in a while. When I read this thread I downloaded it and have to give it a [img]../images/emoticons/thumbsup.gif[/img][img]../images/emoticons/thumbsup.gif[/img][img]../images/emoticons/thumbsup.gif[/img].
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Didn't see this thread until after I downloaded Firefox this morning. The new IE was driving me crazy and so far today I LOVE the Firefox browser. Much faster so far and just feels better to use than the new IE. I had just recommended Firefox to my wife as well before reading this thread.

I also looked at Foxit Reader this morning but have not downloaded yet. Sounds like a good alternative to Acrobat reader but I have not tested it personally.
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Old 01-30-2007, 11:06 PM
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I've heard of people having trouble with IE 7 and THT. I personally haven't had any noticable loss of speed. I've been testingthe two browsers and they are running about the same. I use Speakeasy Speedtest.

https://www.speakeasy.net/speedtest/
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