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Old 11-26-2014, 02:58 PM
 
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I have Windows 8: which browser should I choose, Google Chrome or Internet Explorer as the DEFAULT.

Thank you,
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Old 11-26-2014, 05:49 PM
 
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Which ever one you want to choose, it's up to no one but you.
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:28 PM
 
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Which ever one you want to choose, it's up to no one but you.
Thanks Dave, the problem I am encountering with Google Chrome is that it overloads me with ads.

Also, Yahoo email is overloading me with ads, and wants me to pay, for not having them. Then it becomes very slow, or freezes, when my email is opened.

And Internet Explorer is way too slow.......
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Old 11-26-2014, 06:32 PM
 
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Chrome doesn't display ads on its own, you may want to try some add-ons like AdBlock Plus and FlashBlock.

Take a look at your installed extensions, what do you have listed there?
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You don't have to get rid of the browser to solve this problem. Some Chrome plug-ins include a "feature" called "Suggested Sites." You can get rid of them by getting rid of the extension that includes them.
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Old 11-26-2014, 07:42 PM
 
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the problem I am encountering with Google Chrome is that it overloads me with ads.
As mentioned above , if you get Adblock on your Chrome it blocks virtually all ads and it works well. I usually use Chrome although there are a few applications that work better on IE.
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:09 PM
 
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Chrome doesn't display ads on its own, you may want to try some add-ons like AdBlock Plus and FlashBlock.

Take a look at your installed extensions, what do you have listed there?
Where do I find those extensions, on Google Chrome? But, Yahoo is also doing it.
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Old 11-26-2014, 09:40 PM
 
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Old 11-27-2014, 09:11 AM
 
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Good buddy im glad!!!

You said your IE is slow...... I was gonna suggest changing your MAX CONNECTIONS to 48 and see if it helped!!

Im on IE6 and I have mine set @ 48 and its quite fast!!!! (I think the max connection per server is 20 however)

I cant believe the default setting for IE6 is 2!! -- THATS QUITE SLOW!!!!!!! (Someone on another site was saying how they made thier FIREFOX much faster by setting thier max connections to 48 so I tried it with IE and it did the same!!)

I usually browse with MyIE2 though (IE wrapper (Works with either IE or Gecko engine (Firefox)))
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Old 11-27-2014, 06:28 PM
 
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I use Firefox mostly. Since I do web development from time to time, I have all 3 installed.

My rating is:
1. Firefox
2. Google Chrome
3. IE

Some of my developer friends swear by Chrome. Guess it's a matter of preference. IE is worked into MS OS, so I would not use it just because of viruses.

I am also tired of people coming to me and asking to clean their computer from viruses. It's really amazing, every time I host a party people arrive with laptops for me
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