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Old 07-23-2012, 04:31 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Want the benefits of Firefox but more security? Try Comodo IceDragon 13.0.3.0

Going online means having to decide which web browser you’re going to use to find your way around the Internet. If security is your primary concern, a new browser just entered the arena and vies for attention. If Comodo IceDragon sounds familiar, you’ve probably been put in mind of Comodo Dragon, the security focused web browser based on Chromium. IceDragon is very much the same idea but this time around there is a Mozilla core.

Comodo have recognized that not everyone wants to use the same web browser just to get the benefits of added security, and Chrome is not a browser that suits everyone. The unveiling of a Mozilla based version of the same tool opens up a world of more secure web browsing to a wider audience. If you are already a Firefox user, you’ll be pleased to find that your bookmarks history, passwords and more can be imported into IceDragon.

The browser has a great looking interface, but it is security that is the really important feature. Just as with Comodo Dragon, here you have the opportunity to use Comodo Secure DNS. This helps to ensure that the sites you visit are not malicious and because this is a Firefox-based browser you can continue to use all of the browser extensions that you have become used to over the years.

There is a Site Inspector tool built into the browser and this can be used to check the safety and validity of any web site you may be concerned about. This is a helpful feature if you have decided against using Comodo Secure DNS, but it also acts as an extra line of defence if a site raises your suspicions.

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Old 07-24-2012, 11:42 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Good idea, poor implementation. It is slow, or at least feels that way to me.
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Old 07-24-2012, 10:49 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Default Re: Want the benefits of Firefox but more security? Try Comodo IceDragon 13.0.3.0

It may pull your passwords and such from Firefox but it does not pull bookmarks, extensions, or any settings that I could see. I could use it, but I have a very customized setup with Firefox and just don't want to have to invest the time and effort to try to duplicate it with this one. if I used the standard layout I would be fine with it, though.
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How is your speed with it? I am trying it with Win8RP so that could be why it isnt acting properly.
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Old 07-25-2012, 01:00 AM   #5 (permalink)
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I didn't try surfing with it. I started adding extensions and lost interest. You've seen my setup... I didn't feel like spending an hour or so trying to set it up just so.

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Yeah but even just opening the software took longer than usual. I can get IE and Chrome to pop up almost instantly while this takes around a minute to load. That isnt even trying to interact with it at all.
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Been stuck on Chrome after ditching FF.
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I didn't try surfing with it. I started adding extensions and lost interest. You've seen my setup... I didn't feel like spending an hour or so trying to set it up just so.

That is exactly where it lost me. Though it could be done, I don't feel like spending the time to prepare it for use >_<
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Downloading now. I'm in need of a better browser. I hope this is as good as reviews say.
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I downloaded it and everytime i get on it says outdated plugin need to update. so i go to download it. i downloaded the update, but i am still getting notifications saying outdated plugin and it is the same plugin. Stupid Adobe Reader.
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