I’m new to the forum & I love online debates so I thought I would kick off my first post with this, I only just downloaded firefox and i love it, my vote goes to firefox and i will never go back! I mainly like it because it has tabbed browsing, its fast, includes spell checking, you can add extra plugins & extensions! if you use firefox already, upgrade to firefox 2 now, if you don’t have it yet, download it FREE from: Firefox
Which do you prefer? please cast your vote & give your views…
I run Longhorn Beta 3, Vista Ultimate, and Windows XP SP2 with slipstreamed IE 7, WMP 11, and more, so there is no more need to download IE 7 separately. I also run Win XP SP2 slipstreamed with Firefox, but I prefer IE 7.
I have used google.com for most web searches for the last few years, but live.com search seems to work just as well. Does anyone remember how DR-DOS, Novell, Borland, Wordperfect, Lotus, Netscape, ICQ, AOL, Apple, IBM, Oracle, Yahoo… and so many thousands, or millions, of others have made the world predict the fall of Microsoft and Bill Gates? Just how many more chances do all the Microsoft bashers from the 20th century need to make that dream come true and what’s the point of making this thread? Why do you have to keep that old thread in the General Software forum? If you are so happy about the software you run, why do you so badly need to make others agree and use the same software?
I used Netscape first in 1995 or 1996. Until 1995, I was in the army when they threatened me to send to jail if I used internet. That was when South Korea was a few years behind the US and Japan. I can’t remember whether it was Mosaic or Netscape that I used first to use the WWW.
For most South Koreans, there was simply no web browser providing Korean-language (= Hangul) version except Microsoft’s Internet Explorer and it was easy to use because virtually all new computers were shipped with preinstalled Windows. If Netscape or its successors ever wanted to compete with Microsoft fairly and successfully, they should have made some things for the billions of web users around the world easier and faster, not dirtier. It was nearly the same with “office” application suites. Only Microsoft, not Hangul and Computer, the proudest and politically most influential South Korean computer company ever, made Hangul easy to use in Windows or any other GUI-based word processors and spreadsheets.
Another FF user here. I have tried various browsers and it is the one that I am the most comfortable with. I hate IE with a passion. Even when you strip it down, it still tends to behave like a spoiled brat and throws tantrums because you no longer have Active X running.