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Old 07-24-2005, 03:32 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I agree, i use Fire Fox all the time, It has great security features, not to mention the themes, and awesome extensions for it.
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Old 07-24-2005, 10:34 PM   #12 (permalink)
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Hmmm, I'm writing this from my newly aquired Firefox browser right now, and I gotta say, It's a little slow and it renders stuff kinda weird and has trouble displaying embeded video. I dunno, I'll try it a bit more.
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Old 07-24-2005, 11:01 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Did u install updates? Thats weird....
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Hmmm, I'm writing this from my newly aquired Firefox browser right now, and I gotta say, It's a little slow and it renders stuff kinda weird and has trouble displaying embeded video. I dunno, I'll try it a bit more.
Same problem I had with it. I even enabled pipelining, and still didn't serve me as well as good ol' Maxthon. I think FireFox is just so popular among us tech geeks because every other tech geek uses it. Like the guy that says "Just download it and give it a try" as the answer to a question on why it is better, people don't know why they like it better, they just prefer it. Kinda like the whole ATI vs. Nvidia thing. I personally have tried FireFox multiple times and was not pleased. And I tell you that my Maxthon is just as secure as FireFox. After 2 months without scanning, scans from both Adaware and Microsoft turned up NO spyware/adware results.
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Oh wait, just remembered, theres a tweak I did. Let me find it.......


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Here is a tweak to make firefox work much faster.

Open Firefox.
Type "about:config" in the address bar (no quotation marks).
Locate the following options, double click each one and change to the values listed below:

network.http.max-connections: 48

network.http.max-connections-per-server: 24

network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-proxy: 12

network.http.max-persistent-connections-per-server: 6

network.http.pipelining: true

network.http.pipelining.maxrequests: 32

network.http.proxy.pipelining: true

thanks to M Cat at the Zen PC (http://zenpc.blogspot.com) for that.
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Lets just say that IE is slightly faster; wouldnt you agree that security is more important? That should be enough.
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Well, with Maxthon, i get the faster IE kernel, plus the security of Firefox. Its like the best of both worlds!
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Old 07-24-2005, 11:29 PM   #18 (permalink)
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Tell me more, havent heard of it. How reputable?
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Firefox is for super 1337's
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