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Firefox 3.5

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Installed the latest Firefox and it rocks smile

I still prefer chrome, but for some sites I use firefox and I like the new version!

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I have the updated Firefox 3.0, what's the advantage of 3.5?

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bugs fixed, security issues dealt with, i dunno.

one thing though, since they aren't charging you for it it's probably a legitimate update rather than a pay for the same thing you had before.

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Never did like Chrome myself. Haven't noticed any major changes to FF with the latest update, other than the + sign on the tab bar to open a new tab window.

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I tried Chrome and wasn't impressed. And the new FF is not that much different. It does give you the option of for private browsing where your PC accepts no cookies, nor tracks history. And of course there are less security holes.

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I've switched to Firefox a few months ago and I like it much better than IE. I like the ability to customize and it has a far better assortment of personalization add-ons and of course the speed difference is what really sold me up front.

Edit: Oops. Too quick on the submit button. I've never tried Chrome yet. From visiting the HSOforum I thought it looked a lot like a clone to IE.

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I second all comments about FFox. Got sick to death of IE8 and its predecessors and finally made the switch a month ago. Would never go back. FFox markedly faster and cleaner, just as friends had been yammering about for last couple years. Go for it!!

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Since Chrome came out I haven't been back to Firefox. The only thing Chrome lacks is support for some routers where you configure the settings via the browser. At least that's the only shortfall I've found in my use.

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Since Chrome came out I haven't been back to Firefox. The only thing Chrome lacks is support for some routers where you configure the settings via the browser. At least that's the only shortfall I've found in my use.

I think the lack of upgrade plug-ins is also another down fall of Chrome. Firefox has a ton, but I have heard/read that is changing soon.

I just switched over from AOL and IE, to Firefox about 2 months ago and really like it. Hard to break the habits of opening the old browsers, but have noticed a positive difference in surfing speed and options.

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Welcome to the firefox browser brotherhood! grin

My now brother in law turned me onto it years ago. At first I was not impressed. I kept an eye on it and within a year it was all I was using.

Internet Explorer is so 2007! grin

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Yep, you where one of the reasons I switched. You brag it up so much, I figured it was worth a try. I got into Firefox when we where talking about video capture awhile back. Another neat plug-in/feature of Firefox.

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Yep, you where one of the reasons I switched. You brag it up so much, I figured it was worth a try. I got into Firefox when we where talking about video capture awhile back. Another neat plug-in/feature of Firefox.

You don't need FF to do video capture. wink

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Oh, I know!

Just finally figured I would see what all the hype was, switch browsers and decided on Firefox.

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Just upgrade from 3.0 to 3.5 and its noticeably faster!!

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