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Modern AppIE versus desktop IE

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    Modern AppIE versus desktop IE


    What are the advantages/disadvantages using one over the other.
    Thanks,
    Bill

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    St. Augustine
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    Quote Originally Posted by billberry12 View Post
    What are the advantages/disadvantages using one over the other.
    Thanks,Bill
    Here are several decent comparisons.

    IE10 in Windows 8: Metro style vs. desktop style - CNET

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/lib...(v=vs.85).aspx

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    Thanks. So it seems MUI ie is supposedly easier on resources, simpler, etc. correct?
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    St. Augustine
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    Quote Originally Posted by billberry12 View Post
    So it seems MUI ie is supposedly easier on resources, simpler, etc. correct?
    Easier on resources? That is probably true. I have used the desktop IE for so many years and consequently I know it so well it is still my primary method. The metro version may seem easier but I think it has less functionality for the experienced user. At this point, the desktop interface is still my main screen. I like some of the Metro Apps but I boot to desktop and have a couple of Metro Apps pinned to my Task Bar. I also have Firefox installed and use it occasionally but Desktop IE is still my primary browser.
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