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Which is the best Internet Browser?

Discussion in 'General Software' started by gopal, Sep 20, 2012.

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Same as thread title

  1. Chrome

    37.1%
  2. Firefox

    45.7%
  3. Stay with my current, Internet Explorer 9

    17.1%
  1. Kreij

    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    "Which browser" threads pop up with some regularity here.

    It basically boils down to two things;
    1) Does the browser contain the features that you want/need?
    2) Is your experience when using the browser acceptable to you?

    If a browser meets the above two criteria then you should be happy with it regardless of what other people think or say.
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  2. Melvis

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    I did use only Seamonkey for a good 6yrs but they have made it well crap so i moved to Chrome for a good yr and well it started to use WAY to much memory and also loads pages when im not even on them grrr. So now im on firefox and im happy with it so far.
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    Use to be a die hard fire foxer....then it suddenly became unstable on my system:cry: now im using chrome..... still mixing the fox.....:ohwell:
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    I used these criteria with my wife and it works like a charm :p
  5. de.das.dude

    de.das.dude Pro Indian Modder

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    troll thread. there is no Opera in the poll options!!


    Opera>FF>IE9>Chrome
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    Sigh:rolleyes:

    Your not the first but...

    He said in his ORIGINAL POST He tried Opera already and didn't like it, hence why it's not in the Poll. He has already eliminated it.;)
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    What's wrong with Opera? It's great but from 12.00 crashes quite often. I use 11.64 as no other browser can cope with my browsing style without random crashes, Opera can last like this for weeks:

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    I often have in excess of 600 tabs open. Firefox can't do that without crashing before getting to the halfway mark, Opera keeps its memory usage under 2.5 GB with all those tabs open. It's also the only browser I've found that has a DECENT download manager, I hardly ever come across downloads that I can't resume if they stop halfway.

    If you ruled out Opera after using version 12.00 or newer grab 11.64 and give it a bash :)
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    firefox is always best when compared to other browsers....:rockout:
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    you must be crazy if you run so many tabs at the same time :laugh:
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    also how in the hell do you know what tab is what with all that?? OMG!!!
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    Internet Explorer 9

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    That was patched out on the 21st.
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    IE never use
    Firefox don't like it
    Chrome Worse than Firefox.

    I like Seamonkey although is basically Firefox with different looks and different option\layout within the options.
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    I use and like Firefox, I tried Google Chrome, but didn't like it. I really like all the add-ons for Firefox!
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    This crap, shit.
    Seamonky never heard of that
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    You are 13. There are many things you have never heard of.
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    whats there not to like about opera :confused: :eek:

    oh right, he must have used an older version.
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    too bad that Opera has some page rendering issues. most web developers don't care for Opera coz it only has a 1-2% user share on the web
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    Firefox is best for extensions and it is open source.
    Google chrome though, has some interesting tricks and using flash it works better.
    At least this is my opinion
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    As others have already said, at this point it's a matter of personal preference.
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    I would have voted for Opera if it was on the poll.

    My second choice is Firefox even though it has some stability issues from now and then especially because I keep over 100 tabs open in some sessions.

    I like Chrome but the lack of side tabs is a major flaw especially when browsing at high resolutions ( the plugin for side tabs is a pos).
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    Please excuse the ignorance, but isn't the 64 bit version Shiretoko?

    Can you elaborate? I'd love a decent 64 bit variant of Firefox, but Shiretoko sucks raw egg. If Waterfox is viable I'd love to change over!
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    only problem i actually got is that my Flashplayer sometimes crashes when commercial banners are showed on the site, i dunno if that's an issue with KIS2012 or just general 64bit problem, but reloading the page and the flash starts again not even needs to restart waterfox that's nice ^^

    other than that, i haven't had any issues with Waterfox plus version 15.0 got some nice updates, but it still luvs to use a ton of ram (250mb) doing 3 tabs :roll:

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