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Hussein Baghdadi
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Hi guys.
I am using IE6 , and now want to switch to another(IE sucks, no security at all).
I have these choices:
Mozilla FireFox 0.8
Opera 7
Netscape 7.1
So what do you think Eric? which one of these are better ?
some guys tell me that FireFox and Netscape are so slow ?
others tell that MS has destroied Netscape!!
is it right?
I need a browser that supports Java applets and flash(like opera and netscape)..
waiting for your advice.....
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John,
I like Mozilla/Netscape. It's a little slower than IE to start up and uses more memory. But the pages load at the same speed.


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My personal preference would be Mozilla 1.6
Firefox is there new browser which is "lighter" then the other browsers..
Mozilla 1.7 should be coming out soon, I think they are in beta right now.
My one computer has almost all of the windows supported browsers on there. I work in a "windows shop" so I use IE most of the time.
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Even though you only wanted repsonses from Eric, I'll put in my preference for Firefox for general browsing.


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Mozilla Firefox +1


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Even though you only wanted repsonses from Eric

No please, I want to hear your opinions too..
I said Eric coz I know he is "web guru"
thank you all..
Hussein Baghdadi
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Do you think netscape and opera bad..?
IE has killed me..!
My whole system now is hijacked
I have downloaded spyware and bazooka and adaware but there are many products still active in my system..
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download: spybot, adaware and google tool bar
Also disbale active-X and IE will work fine.
Eric
Hussein Baghdadi
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Hi again...
Please forgive me, I don't want to disturbe you and these are the last questions.
I have made the following changes to my IE :
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download signed activex controls: prompt
download unsigned activex controls: disable
initialize and script activex controls not marked as.... : disable
run activex controls marked safe for scrpting: prompt
script activex controls marked safe for scripting: prompt
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right ??
second one:
would you mind telling me why you preffer Mozilla ? why you don't preffer Opera or firefox?
thanks alot..
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Opera has trouble with some DHTML, plus of the ad banner
Firefox is new, I like to avoid new things...
 
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