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View Poll Results: What internet browser do you use?
Internet Explorer 12 13.19%
Mozilla Firefox 27 29.67%
Google Chrome 35 38.46%
Safari 5 5.49%
Opera 3 3.30%
Other 9 9.89%
Voters: 91. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 10-26-2014, 06:11 PM
 
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The internet in its infancy was very limited in the ways you could navigate it, and early on many of us were relegated to the likes of Netscape Navigator.

Nowadays we have more choices. So what browser do you use or do you prefer? Share which one you prefer to use and why. Also, this link here is rather interesting. The market share of internet browsers has been changing rapidly, Internet Explorer is losing ground while Google Chrome and Firefox are gaining ground.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_web_browser

http://www.netmarketshare.com/browse...=2&qpcustomd=0
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Old 10-26-2014, 06:19 PM
 
Location: USA
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i prefer the Comodo Dragon browser for it's security and privacy. SRWare Iron is also good for the same reasons. Comodo Dragon They are Chromium based browsers like Google Chrome but don't track everything you search for as Google chrome does. I like my privacy and don't think Google needs to know every single think I search for or look at. The 2 mentioned above function basically the same as Chrome so if you are used to Chrome then those will be familiar to use. Comodo Dragon is put out by the same company that is a huge supplier of SSL certificates that websites use for security so they are well known for their security.
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Old 10-26-2014, 06:27 PM
 
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i prefer the Comodo Dragon browser for it's security and privacy. SRWare Iron is also good for the same reasons. Comodo Dragon They are Chromium based browsers like Google Chrome but don't track everything you search for as Google chrome does. I like my privacy and don't think Google needs to know every single think I search for or look at. The 2 mentioned above function basically the same as Chrome so if you are used to Chrome then those will be familiar to use. Comodo Dragon is put out by the same company that is a huge supplier of SSL certificates that websites use for security so they are well known for their security.
Very interesting. I was hoping to learn about new browsers through this thread. Are there any other inherent advantages to using Comodo Dragon?
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Old 10-26-2014, 06:41 PM
 
Location: USA
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Well the 2 main things they developed their browser for was so that people can have increased security and to limit what information a users browser sends to sites they visit. It also has increased stability so it doesn't crash all the time like Chrome is known for. It pretty much operates like Google Chrome and the setting are about the same for most things. I have used just about every major browser out there and this one is my favorite followed by the SRware Iron browser that is similar. I have tested page load times on Comodo Dragon versus Google Chrome and the pages average about a 12-15% faster load time over Chrome so their browser is faster as they claim. Below is the cnet link that has a short review on the browser. If you download it and try it I bet you will like it. I have recommended it to many people and everyone has made it their default browser they use. Give it a try and let me know what you think.

Comodo Dragon - Free download and software reviews - CNET Download.com
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Old 10-26-2014, 07:18 PM
 
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I used to like Comodo Dragon until it started having problems with Shockwave Flash and crashing on me occasionally. It seems like each new release presents a challenge with SF. It's a well known issue on the CD forum: https://forums.comodo.com/help-cd-b206.0/

Then I read about the new Maxthon Cloud Browser, downloaded it, and it has performed very well for me so far. It's fast and it's light.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maxthon
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Old 10-26-2014, 08:44 PM
 
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The poll should allow multiple answers...I (and I suspect others) use a few.
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Old 10-26-2014, 09:54 PM
 
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The poll should allow multiple answers...I (and I suspect others) use a few.
I should rephrase the question to which internet browser do you prefer, not use. I'm forced to use Internet Explorer at work and at home for certain programs and websites, but I usually prefer Firefox. However, after reading this thread I'm considering trying these other browsers. Good discussion so far!
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Old 10-26-2014, 09:57 PM
 
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My primary browser is Chrome. However, on any given day I use 2 or more of the following as well: Firefox, Safari, IE.
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Old 10-27-2014, 01:18 AM
 
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I mainly use MyIE2 which is an IE add-on (It just uses whatever IE engine you have)

It can also be used with the GECKO engine...
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Old 10-27-2014, 01:26 AM
 
Location: Ohio
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AOL on old dial up.

j/k. Chrome!
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