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Best Browser For Win 8

  1. #11

    Quote Originally Posted by FuturDreamz View Post
    Why not Opera?
    I dislike the fonts in Opera but I like the speed, my personal preference IE10.

    EDIT: Waterfox 18 works fine.

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  2. #12

    Quote Originally Posted by mbratch View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by elbmek View Post
    My actual question which you all seem to have missed is what is you choice of browser.
    Actually, your original subject implies the question, "What's the best browser for Windows 8?" which is quite subjective. And the question in your post asks what browser "... does the job". In order to answer the latter, I'd need to know what "the job" is. If you're asking what people currently use or prefer, I use and like Firefox. But that probably doesn't help with your situation.

    Not meaning to interrogate. Just looking for information that might guide toward providing a helpful answer.
    Its ok. Maybe I am being a perfectionist. I want/expect a browser that does not let me dowm. Does not freeze, integrates with Win 8 perfectly and causes zero hassle? I tried waterfox but Kaspesky reported malware content. I do not use any toolbars except for whats on it, and do not allow downloads with 'other software. Just noticed something though with landscape 6.8. Win 8 reports that 'You are using a version of Firefox which Gmail no longer supports. Some features may not work correctly. Upgrade to a modern browser, such asG oogle Chrome. Dismiss', ouch!
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  3. #13

    Posts : 25
    Win 8 Pro 64 bit

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  4. #14

    Posts : 740
    Windows 8.1
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  5. #15

    I am Woman! Hear Me Roar!
    Posts : 1,116
    4 Windows 7 Pro Sp1- 4 Win 8 Pro, 1- xp pro sp3

    Quote Originally Posted by averchat View Post
    I use Waterfox 64Bit very stable reliable…
    how safe is it compared to ie10 and firefox 19?
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  6. #16

    Posts : 141
    Win 7 & Win 8

    Waterfox is based on Firfox and I believe it is as safe Firfox…
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  7. #17

    Quote Originally Posted by FuturDreamz View Post
    Based on this and the write ups contained, I am trailing maxthon too - thanks
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  8. #18

    Well goodbye Lunarscape. I closed the browser, went to make a drink ,came back and opened something else except it didn't. Lunarscape is still closing down, please wait. Bugger! This was the same fault as with firefox and why I binned it. Ah well, Maxthon, your next.

    Maxthon binned - way too slow to open.
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  9. #19

    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 Pro x64

    Pale Moon x64 - get the x86 version if you use plugins that do not support x64 browsers (extensions work fine).
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  10. #20

    Quote Originally Posted by AmigaRoots View Post
    Pale Moon x64 - get the x86 version if you use plugins that do not support x64 browsers (extensions work fine).
    Thanks will do. Just tried to install Waterfox, apparently my processors do not support this application!!
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