IF you haven't heard of Firefox before go here Firefox.
Basically its a web browser much like Internet Explorer but its MUCH MUCH better. It has tons of features and is probably the most secure browser there is. It'll prevent lots of spyware being installed, has a built in popup blocker and can be updated so you can install optional tools such as adblockers which can block ads on any webpage. It also has tabbed browsing so you can browse different pages from just one window. Its 100% free so you don't need to worry about registering or paying for anything.
When you install it you can import all your favourites and settings from internet explorer which will make the switch much easier. I also recommend you to install a theme and the googlebar for it. You can do this from the Tools menu and going to extensions or themes.
I been using it for 2 months now and can honestly say that its the best internet browser I ever used and have recommended it to eveyrone I know. Give it a try, you have nothing to lose!!!!
Dec 22 2004, 07:55 AM
I agree, it's all I use and won't use anything different.
This one has all the features of firefox plus ActiveX enabled and many more features.
Dec 22 2004, 09:44 AM
yeah i use firefox too. the day before i sue fire fox, i get pop up like 10 every 20 min when i surf, now never seen a single pop up. i'm not sure if i it can steal my password though. just a bit worry
Dec 22 2004, 10:21 AM
QUOTE(m_ashiq88 @ Dec 22 2004, 06:33 PM)
Haha! Guys I reckon you shud try
Advanced Browser you can download for free from
BEST DOWNLOADS This one has all the features of firefox plus ActiveX enabled and many more features. [right][snapback]82849[/snapback][/right]
The problem with "Advanced Browser" is that its built on the Internet Explorer engine and still suffers from all the exploits in internet explorer.
Dec 22 2004, 11:57 AM
I use firefox for surfing studiotraffic but that's about it. I've found that it messes up the way web pages look a little too often for me.
Dec 23 2004, 05:05 AM
QUOTE(ASFx @ Dec 23 2004, 03:57 AM)
I use firefox for surfing studiotraffic but that's about it. I've found that it messes up the way web pages look a little too often for me. [right][snapback]82925[/snapback][/right]
same here... for me, i've been using firefox for about 6 moths..studiotraffic is better in firefox than IE..
Dec 23 2004, 05:10 AM
It's all I've been using for a while now. Love it.
Jan 1 2006, 04:35 AM
i love it too.... is this the next generation of netscape ?
Jan 1 2006, 05:03 AM
I switched to Firefox a month or so ago and really like it!
But it seems the find function on mine has a life of it's own.
half the time whenever I try to post in a forum or e-mail etc the find pops up and whatever I am typing in the forum etc is directed to the find function and I have to stop, reallign my cursor and then it happens again.
How do I fix this.
Jan 1 2006, 07:51 AM
Heard of it but never had the gut's to try it.
Jan 1 2006, 08:02 AM
for those on 1.0.x dont bother with ugrading to the new 1.5 version
quirksmode (pages with invalid html - more than 50% of them out there) no longer works properly
there are a *lot* of rendering issues with the new standards compliant engine.
saldy with earlier versions of /fox you *had* to use i.e. at certian places (amex merchant account management is i.e. only) etc
now with the latest f/fox its swung the other way - you have to use i.e. for most things, unless you find a site f/fox compatible
I'm *sure* they'll fix it (or it will simply get dumped en-mase and go the way of so many other browsers) but right now it doesnt come recommended at all.
Jan 1 2006, 09:23 AM
I've been using it for about a month. A lot better than IE.
Jan 1 2006, 07:53 PM
QUOTE(cake again @ Jan 2 2006, 01:23 AM)
I've been using it for about a month. A lot better than IE. [right][snapback]756076[/snapback][/right]
Me too... Feel more secure using Firefox
Jan 1 2006, 07:59 PM
I've tried using Firefox and sure liked the tabbed surfing
But other than that, I really don't see a compelling need to switch over for good. I'm using IE most of the time... and FF for autosurfs
Jan 3 2006, 05:48 AM
firefox is definitely better for PTS than IE6, at least till IE7 pops out
Jan 3 2006, 06:56 AM
FF is the best.... IE is
I am with for a long time and I am not willing to change it.
Jan 3 2006, 07:11 AM
i use it all time..
Jan 3 2006, 07:15 AM
QUOTE(pablodiablo @ Jan 3 2006, 04:56 PM)
FF is the best.... IE is
I am with for a long time and I am not willing to change it. [right][snapback]768721[/snapback][/right]
Yep, FF is much safer
Jan 3 2006, 07:21 AM
its good for AS!
can open a few tabs...
Jan 3 2006, 07:26 AM
There is 2 brands that I will stick to forever.
Harley and FF
Jan 3 2006, 05:44 PM
Is this browser a lot different compared to Internet Explorer, in tetms of usage and navigation wise?
Jan 3 2006, 05:46 PM
Use FF. But IE isn't as bad if you get a model based on the IE client just not IE itself
Jan 4 2006, 12:08 AM
Been using Firefox a while now. Love it. I have both IE and FF, because some pages dont load in FF for me.
Love the extensions for FF, Zoom, Ad-Block, and various other things.
Jan 4 2006, 07:46 PM
I use both, but FF for autosufing evertime.
Jan 5 2006, 07:59 PM
ya, ff is very good... last time i use IE and my egold account got hacked so that's why i change to ff... far more better now...
Jan 5 2006, 11:14 PM
I prefer to use Opera, but at times use Mozilla
Jan 10 2006, 12:40 PM
I don't need firefox my e net explorere is ok ^^
Jan 10 2006, 10:49 PM
I use both FF and IE but I like FF and use it more often. For some reason, some sites only works well with IE. Anyone try the new IE7?
Jan 14 2006, 09:38 PM
Firefox has definately saved my computer, no doubt about it
Jan 14 2006, 10:29 PM
i am a firefox user also. I have both tho. i agree that some sites act different with firefox too
Jan 14 2006, 10:49 PM
Firefox is my main browser...I like it alot...especially for surfing...control T is great!!
IE just has never done anything for me...
Jan 15 2006, 06:08 PM
I like FF tab functions.
Jan 30 2006, 10:35 PM
QUOTE(elmotan @ Jan 15 2006, 06:08 PM) [snapback]866707[/snapback]
I like FF tab functions.
yup, same here....and it has lotsa plug-ins and skins too!!
Jan 31 2006, 03:52 AM
Can anyone help me on FF, I need to find the setting for network and performance tweaking. There was some posts about tweaking the ff for fast and smooth surfing experience.
Jan 31 2006, 03:58 AM
firefox here. really like the tab function and plugins
Jan 31 2006, 04:36 AM
I use Firefox and love it! Can't do without the tab function..
Jan 31 2006, 06:59 AM
Downloaded the latest FF version (1.5). Dont see any major changes .. one thing i did notice was you can drag tabs around. Don't really mess around with the extensions and stuff. Last time i loaded a couple of extensions my browser kept crashing .. so i keep it simple and clean these days. BTW, a multi-tab IE is long overdue from Microsoft .. when are those guys are Redmond gonna wake up ?
Jan 31 2006, 05:10 PM
FireFox RULEZ! I will never again use the crappy IE.
All I use is Firefox - threw IE in the computer trash
Feb 2 2006, 07:48 AM
I use FF all the way ... but have a addons so you can switch to IE if necessary. I have a own homepage so I need to know how things looks both in FF and IE
Feb 2 2006, 08:00 AM
I use firefox, but there are some pages that i access with the IE yet. Firefox is not perfect, but is better than IE when we talk about security.
Feb 2 2006, 04:42 PM
I have never tried it, I will check it out. Thanks for the tip.
Feb 4 2006, 01:47 PM
Yea... I use firefox, but using it has some problems sometimes. Pages are not shown correctly or something... There are some functions that are not able with firefox. Than IE is necessary. Anyway, firefox is my favorite browser for such functions like Bookmarks Toolbar, searching in Tabs, Pop-up blockers and others...
Feb 4 2006, 09:31 PM
Firefox all the way. Way better then IE.
Feb 5 2006, 05:56 AM
I used Firefox exclusively because I believe it to be the best by far. I should know. I have 14 browsers on my system and have tested each and every one. True there are the odd IE only pages but they are getting rare and I do have a emulated version of IE on my Linux machine to visit sites that require it.
Feb 8 2006, 10:25 AM
I use it, but now that it is becoming more popular I'm seeing more and more spyware programs and what not coming out for it...
Feb 8 2006, 10:34 AM
Firefox is great. IE has gone by the wayside.
Maybe someone can help me. I need to upgrade my Firefox browser, but the last time I did that I lost all of my favorites, bookmarks and everything else. I am scared to load the newer version. Has anyone else had this problem? If so how did you remedy it?
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