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Internet Explorer 9... Thoughts?

  1. #31

    Posts : 28
    Windows 7 64 Bit

    Very happy with IE 9 at the moment, i avoided IE 8 like the plague only using it when needed (Premium functionality with OWA). But as i go on, i find i am using IE9 more and more.

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  2. #32

    Louisville, KY
    Posts : 25
    Windows 7 Ultimate x64

    That's funny, I too avoided IE8.
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  3. #33

    Posts : 260
    Windows 7

    Quote Originally Posted by WartHog View Post
    That's funny, I too avoided IE8.
    You mean you could actually resist the super-cool accelerators?!

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  4. #34

    Posts : 219
    Windows 8.1 Pro 64 Bit

    I ran it for a few days, and liked it. Unfortunately, until they support some of the add ins or compare-able ones that I have become accustomed to in Firefox (mouse gestures, hyperwords, etc), I won't make the transition. At first, I loved the way web pages seemed to spring out. Then I realized that the same can be accomplished with the zoom feature in FF, and that it seems to be smart enough to remember your settings for a given page.

    So for me, until they start supporting some of my plugins, cannot make the switch. As far as IE goes, I liked it much more than 7 or 8.
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  5. #35

    Posts : 28
    Windows 7 64 Bit

    Quote Originally Posted by ie9 View Post
    You mean you could actually resist the super-cool accelerators?!

    I know, its probably the best feature of IE 8 and i'm missing out on it, maybe i should go back
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  6. #36

    I'd rather be Fishing...
    Evansville, WI
    Posts : 141
    8.1 Pro

    Quote Originally Posted by A Guy View Post
    Not impressed by IE9. It's ok, better than IE8? Maybe. But I'm such a fan of Opera, any other browser would have to convince me to switch. Hasn't happened yet. A Guy
    Yeah, it would take a lot to get me off of Opera at this point. I was hoping FF4 would be good, but most of what i've read, it's still got issues. I like IE9 as a 2nd browser. It's better than IE8 cosmetically and it's a bit speedier.
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