windows 7 Which Browser

Discussion in 'PC and I.T support/Advice posts' started by crockers, Aug 10, 2009.

When installing Windows 7 which Browser will you add

Poll closed Sep 9, 2009.
  1. Microsoft IE 8

    13 vote(s)
    52.0%
  2. Firefox 3

    9 vote(s)
    36.0%
  3. Safari 8

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
  4. Google Chrome

    3 vote(s)
    12.0%
  5. Opera

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
  6. a different one than these -- please state which

    1 vote(s)
    4.0%
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. crockers

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    And made me wonder -- if you installed windows 7 and had to choose a browser which one would you install?

    Multiple votes allowed....

    I like safari and would also download IE8 as so much uses it....i.e. trading platforms etc
     
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    Geezer - am impressed you posted before I added the poll....:D
     
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    Tried various on Windows 7, not found one as stable as IE8 yet, but theres plenty of time
     
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    Firefox for me as well.
     
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    Chrome is my everyday browser, firefox is my dev browser - I love the plugins. I have IE and Safari installed too, my colleagues use Opera and Chrome most of the time.
     
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    I'm currently using windows 7 with IE8 seems to work ok.
     
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    For the ultimate in fast browsing try lynx...
     
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    Firefox :)

    I feel many will still install IE as they are comfortable with it, and/or just simply haven't heard of the others before. It's not as bad as it used to be, it now renders much better than previous versions (although still not as well as a lot of the competition).

    Also, without it being tied into the operating system - if it crashes, I doubt it will cause windows explorer to crash too as has usually been the case up until now!
     
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    Firefox and Chrome, used to like Opera but come up against too many sites that don't. I think we have Opera to thank for tabs (at least among the less esoteric browsers).

    Mike
     
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    IE8 is back in front of Firefox (IMHO).

    The latest releases of Firefox have been clunky and slow with too many annoying little glitches.
     

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