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What is your favorite browser?

  1. #1

    Posts : 13
    Windows XP and Windows 7 Home Primimum

    What is your favorite browser?

    What is your FAVORITE browser?

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  2. #2

    I prefer chrome. Gives me synced bookmarks and add-ons across multiple computers, I've been safe from most online dangers and I can use the same browser on my desktop, Linux machines and android phone.
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  3. #3

    Posts : 1,308
    Windows 8 enterprise x64

    Quote Originally Posted by pparks1 View Post
    I prefer chrome. Gives me synced bookmarks and add-ons across multiple computers, I've been safe from most online dangers and I can use the same browser on my desktop, Linux machines and android phone.

    Same thing, same reason, I have so many computers that I like to have my bookmarks everywhere
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  4. #4

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    Windows 8 PRO, Fedora 17 x64

    Firefox Nightly
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  5. #5

    Posts : 1,184
    Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Linux Mint 14

    Chrome is my favorite. But I use Firefox
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  6. #6

    Posts : 8
    Windows 8 Pro

    I use RockMelt. It's Chrome under the hood, and integrates with Facebook and Twitter.
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  7. #7

    Posts : 142
    Windows 8 Enterprise 64-bit (7 Ult, Vista & XP in V-Box)

    IE10 legacy.

    Nothing else comes close, and yes, I have tried them....

    I use Firefox as a 'backup' browser.
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  8. #8

    Palm Coast FLorida
    Posts : 370
    Windows 8 Pro ($39.99 upgrade)

    still firefox, current running 16.02
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  9. #9

    USA/Tenn/Oak Ridge
    Posts : 245
    Win 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by tcman50 View Post
    still firefox, current running 16.02
    +1... Been using Firefox for years and love it.
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  10. #10

    Posts : 1,127
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Chrome for speed.

    Firefox is a little more reliable across a wider range of sites, especially when it comes to authentication. Like there are a couple chatrooms I use when I watch sports. Chrome kept logging me out. But Firefox was rock solid (so was IE). Chrome failed me when it came time to redeem a code at a website. I ended up having to go through customer support for hours to tell them that the redeeming process didn't work and I never got the product but on their ends it says I got it. I did read in forums that they had a similar problem with the site with Chrome but not FF/IE. So my second go-around with a different code worked perfectly in FF.

    Plus, Firefox has all the cool plugins. Chrome is getting better about that but still not as good.

    That said, the speed of Chrome makes up for any idiosyncrasies. I've decided for my basic browsing, I'm using Chrome. For anything with money on the line, I'll use Firefox.
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