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Best Browser for Windows 8 ?

  1. #1

    Posts : 14
    Windows 8 Single Language

    Best Browser for Windows 8 ?

    Which browser you guy use in windows 8 ??

    The Default Internet Explorer

    Google Chrome


    Or Any Other ??

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  2. #2

    Posts : 82
    Windows 8.1

    I tend to use chrome across my various devices, mainly because it is Google and interfaces and synchronizes with my Google account easier than the others.

    So if I do a Google search on the laptop, that same search is in my search history on my android smart phone.

    If I used a Windows phone I might use Microsoft IE.
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  3. #3

    I use Internet Exlplorer 11 - on my pc's it's much faster than Chrome. I keep Chrome as a backup. Have dropped Firefox completely.
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  4. #4

    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1

    Mainly use IE now, used to be a big Chrome user (have Android phone & tablet)

    Not a fan of recent changes in Chrome, so decided to try IE when I got Windows 8, and I quite like it now
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  5. #5

    Firefox for me but that's mainly due to it being the most compatible with all our forums
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  6. #6

    Posts : 55
    windows 8.1 Pro

    If you also have a Surface rt it may be better to stick with IE as your bookmarks and tabs are in sync with desktop. But then again I use Chrome on desktop as I work on a mac also. Just wish Chrome was available for Surface rt.
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  7. #7

    Posts : 1,127
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    My main browser is Firefox. My second browser is Chrome. However, when I'm on my PC with a touchscreen, I have to use IE because the other browsers aren't very good with touch. Of the next-gen browsers (browsers that are Metro), I'm really liking the new Metro Firefox (Aurora). Still doesn't have the touch enabled yet but it combines the best of Metro with a more traditional interface. I'll probably switch to that new once once it's a public release rather than an experimental release. And if it still doesn't have proper touch at that time, I'll keep using IE for touch.
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  8. #8

    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit

    Firefox here since version 1.0, tried using the others but they all felt "off" for me.
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  9. #9

    Posts : 47
    Windows 8.1 64 Bit

    Just installed Aurora and it doesn't look any different.
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  10. #10

    Posts : 8
    Windows 8.1 Pro w/ WMC

    Chrome (or Chromium) is fine but Waterfox and Opera (64bit) are good too.

    IE11 is gaining ground, it plays Netflix without stupid silverlight which is a big plus, I'm mainly using it now on my HTPC.
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