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What browser do you use?
« on: March 16, 2013, 06:41:54 PM »
Just out of interest, what browser do you use on your PC ? and why?

IE 7/8/9/10
Firefox
Chrome
Other

I have IE9, Firefox, and Chrome installed and use all for testing purposes, but have to admit to being one of those rare full time IE users.  :legit:

Also, as IE 10 is now showing in windows update for Win 7 and 8 users, has anyone taken the plunge and installed it yet?  I'm holding back ATM.  ;)


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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #1 on: March 16, 2013, 06:48:08 PM »
Chrome, Safari and IE9.

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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #2 on: March 16, 2013, 06:58:30 PM »
FF - mainly
IE10 - occasionally
Chrome - Googling
Maxthon - historical but less nowadays (as it had tabs months before anyone else!)
Safari - worthless POS on a PC (but to try different sites)
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #3 on: March 16, 2013, 07:52:46 PM »
Use mostly AOL's version of IE and sometimes IE 9.  :tup:

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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #4 on: March 16, 2013, 08:31:45 PM »
I use IE 9. it's the onluy one that works propery on window 7 64 bit
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #5 on: March 16, 2013, 09:04:06 PM »
I use IE 9. it's the onluy one that works propery on window 7 64 bit

I only use 64bit - on both Windows 7 and Windows 8
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #6 on: March 16, 2013, 09:58:38 PM »
Use Firefox on all 5 pcs and laptops with adblock plus running so we are 99% ad free
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #7 on: March 16, 2013, 10:43:49 PM »
I run chrome on my pc, mac and android tablet, but also ie9 on the pc and safari on the mac.

Might try ie10 - does it co-exist with 9?
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #8 on: March 16, 2013, 11:01:31 PM »

Might try ie10 - does it co-exist with 9?


I don't think it does Mark.  But you can apparently switch between IE5, IE7, IE8, IE9 and IE10 rendering modes within IE10 http://www.askvg.com/internet-explorer-10-allows-to-switch-between-ie5-ie7-ie8-and-ie9-rendering-modes/  I think, unless that was just the preview version.
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #9 on: March 17, 2013, 12:15:45 AM »
Chrome on Windows (7 64 bit at home, XP at work), Mac, iOS, and Linux. 

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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #10 on: March 17, 2013, 09:22:04 AM »
Might try ie10 - does it co-exist with 9?

Pretty sure it's not an option - there's certainly only 10 on my Win7 PC after the upgrade
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2013, 09:29:08 AM »
FF as my full time browser, Chrome, Safari, Opera and IE for testing purposes in Win7 64 bit.

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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2013, 10:06:14 AM »
I use IE10 mainly but use Chrome when IE fails on the PC.

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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2013, 10:11:25 AM »
Opera, on PCs and Android 'phone and fondleslab. All logged into one Opera account so the browser synchronises across all the platforms.

I have Firefox, Chrome and IE9 installed too, but IE9's days are numbered, it's horrible. But not as horrible as Safari which must be the worst browser in the universe, ever.  :legit:
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Re: What browser do you use?
« Reply #14 on: March 17, 2013, 10:33:10 AM »

but IE9's days are numbered, it's horrible. But not as horrible as Safari which must be the worst browser in the universe, ever.  :legit:


I hear this all the time, IE is horrible, IE sucks etc.  What is wrong with it? Apart from the html5 and css3 support of course. 

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