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Chrome For Windows 8

  1. #1


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro

    Chrome For Windows 8


    I'm somewhat impressed with Chrome for Windows 8.
    It's a whole lot more user friendly for desktop users than, say, Firefox was!
    Any other takes on this?
    Last edited by Edwin; 19 Mar 2014 at 09:06.

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  2. #2


    Posts : 1,875
    Windows 10 Pro Prieview x64


    I removed it recently and wend back to IE11. No particular reason - it is OK - but it just wasn't better enough for me. I also don't like (and this is a bit of a pathetic reason really) the way lots of downloads try to force Chrome on you.

    Firefox I never liked - too clunky for me but lots of people here like palemoon so perhaps that is better...
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  3. #3


    Harrisonburg, Va.
    Posts : 10,488
    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    I had problems with Chrome.
    The pepper flash had to be disabled among other things.

    I now use the latest version of Opera.
    Very stable.
    No problems.
    Easy to use tabbed interface.

    Download Opera for computers - Opera Software
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  4. #4


    UK
    Posts : 283
    Windows 8.1


    Used to be a big fan of Chrome until about a year ago, recent changes to it and trying IE again when I got Windows 8 made me dump Chrome

    To many annoying changes with Google products for me at the moment
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  5. #5


    Posts : 1,720
    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Quote Originally Posted by David Bailey View Post
    I had problems with Chrome.
    The pepper flash had to be disabled among other things.

    I now use the latest version of Opera.
    Very stable.
    No problems.
    Easy to use tabbed interface.

    Download Opera for computers - Opera Software
    Haven't run Opera for quite a while. I'll give it a shot. Thank you my friend!
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  6. #6


    Posts : 375
    Win 8.1 64bit


    Haven't run Opera for quite a while. I'll give it a shot. Thank you my friend![/QUOTE]


    I have found Opera very similar to Chrome. Probably more secure based on least number of users.

    All the main browsers had problems in Pwn2Own 2014.


    Firefox is still the least secure web browser, falls to four zero-day exploits at Pwn2Own | ExtremeTech
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  7. #7


    Chrome has worked well for me for quite some time. What I use more than anything is the synchronization feature which keeps my bookmarks, my history, my bookmark bar and my add-ons all of the same regardless of whether I am on my Windows home computers, my work computers, my Mac or my Linux machines.
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