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Old 04-11-2008, 07:54 AM
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I'm curious what browser people use. Long ago I made a conscious decision to not use MS IE because I didn't like their tactics of adding proprietary extensions, in an attempt to gain control of the web technology. For quite a while I used Netscape. Then I switched to Mozilla. Now I use [link=http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/]Firefox[/link] for everything but the few pages that will only work on IE.

One of the things I like best about Firefox is that it's got a built in spell checker. As you can see from the included picture, if you misspell a word, Firefox underlines it for you. This feature can greatly improve one's spelling.
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Old 04-11-2008, 06:00 PM
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Great tip there Chuck. I have been using both. I like Firefox but have not made the switch to Firefox yet (all my favs are still in IE).

The spell checker might be working over time on some of the posts I have seen in the boat forum. Probably underline the whole text box
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Old 04-11-2008, 08:06 PM
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So that's why people cant spell. Here I thought they just ignored the red lines and typed away. Been using Mozilla and now Firefox, ever since Mozilla came out.
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Old 04-14-2008, 02:17 AM
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just switched to Firefox very recently, love the fact it will save all your previous ''tabs'' for your next session, brilliant, totall convert now from IE
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Old 04-14-2008, 07:19 AM
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wait what? i posted on here, and so did Ron and where is our post ?
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Old 04-14-2008, 09:04 AM
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wait what? i posted on here, and so did Ron and where is our post ?
Site has been plagued with some problems of recent (Virus type issues I believe). Admins might have done a roll back to remove the problem and in doing so posts during a certain time period are lost. There are no deleted posts in this thread (I have visibility to those) so if it is missing it is likely due to a roll back.

The site owners are soon to be making major changes to the site that should see these problems ended.
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Old 04-24-2008, 10:15 PM
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I have been using Firefox for a couple of years and I like it.

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Old 06-20-2008, 01:55 PM
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I use firefox all the time it is miles better than uncle Bill's effort
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Old 06-24-2008, 09:42 AM
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Taylor, the last time that I posted in here was back when the site was getting hacked.
Anyway, seeing how I'm on AOL I mjust use what they provide. I do have IE 7 but for an alternative I try to use AOL Explorer. It has fun features in case somebody likes to look over your shoulder like reverrsing the screen, flipping it over or making it look fuzzy. It also has a "Who Is" in case you want to find out who owns the site that your visiting. You can also import Your Favorites links from IE, AOL or other browsers. It's also free to download even if you're not on AOL.
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Old 10-27-2008, 10:41 PM
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I use Firefox. Have been for years. Firefox works very well for me. Some sites will only work with MS IE, but for them I use a Firefox extension called IE Tab. Firefox will remember the sites that IE Tab has been used on and make the switch for you if you wish.
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Old 10-30-2008, 11:39 PM
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Firefox is clearly the winner here.
Better internet protection, tabs, and spell checker make it awesome as stated already.
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Old 12-08-2008, 11:05 AM
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I recently downloaded Google Chrome Beta from an ad that I saw on You Tube. Interesting browser but the really funny thing is that when trying to go into You Tube and watching a video from a link, it shows it as being unavailable! Other things it wants you to use IE as your main browser, not theirs!
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Old 12-09-2008, 12:24 AM
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I started on IE but went to FireFox because of the tabbed browsing and it was great until V2 came out. V2 was always crashing, hogging up RAM, and in general being a pain. I downloaded IE7 and haven't looked back. It never crashes no matter how many tabs I have running and it is less obtrusive than FF. Maybe when FF v4 comes out I'll try it but I'm so annoyed with v2 I'm skipping right over v3.
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Old 01-16-2009, 02:45 AM
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I use Mozilla also. But ever since that stupid 3.05, I am having problems. It wont turn on, it says "cannot connect to EN.US....blah blah blah.

What dos this junk mean? I prefere Mozialla since Explorer is full of holes for virus writers to exploit to slip in trojan viruses, phish, pharm, etc.
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Old 02-17-2009, 01:32 PM
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Another vote for Firefox...doesn't crash on me like IE used to. Also tried Google Chrome, but had a lot of problems with downloads..uninstalled it...sticking with Firefox!
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:51 PM
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I use Firefox now...just has better options than IE.
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Old 02-22-2009, 09:58 PM
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Another one for Firefox. Love the tabs and seemingly faster browsing.
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Old 03-05-2009, 06:54 PM
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I like Google Chrome.
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Old 03-05-2009, 11:39 PM
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See my posting above on Google Chrome. I liked a lot of the features except I couldn't watch You Tube videos on it which is really odd as Google now owns You Tube.
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See my posting above on Google Chrome. I liked a lot of the features except I couldn't watch You Tube videos on it which is really odd as Google now owns You Tube.
I have no problems with youtube on chrome.
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Old 03-14-2009, 02:32 PM
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If you right click on a link in Firefox, you can open the link in a new tab. Saves a lot of grief so you don't have to keep backtracking.
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Old 03-15-2009, 04:31 AM
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If you have a scroll wheel you can also click the link with the scroll wheel in IE, FF, etc.
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i use ff right now but someone just told me about flock, it is from mozilla , i have yet to try it but i did download, just have to install
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just tried it, Not my cup of tea but check it out for yourself maybe i just don't know what is good
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mozzilla firefox i love it sooooooo much
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