Is Firefox browser any good.

Discussion in 'Backup and Security' started by jjf, Apr 18, 2008.

  1. jjf

    jjf

    Hi guys,

    I use firefox in its basic form without the bells and whistles and I am wondering whether I should include all the b & w or is it a security risk.

    what are the benefits

    cheers
     
  2. I just use the basic Firefox and haven't had a single virus since (knocking on wood). I don't run a real time virus scanner either as it slows everything down. I had virus probs all the time using Explorer.
     
  3. best thing that ever happened for computers.
     
  4. mark1

    mark1 Guest

    and then I tried Opera...
     
  5. Some of the Add-Ons REALLY make it good, especially NoScript, Distrust, Chromtabss and Ad Block (Plus, FilterSet.G). No more banner ads and I have control over which sites can run scripts on my system

    And sometimes when IE is hanging, FF will work better or vice versa. Or sometimes. I use both
     
  6. I was having problems with IE. It would freeze when I was trying to close it down. There would be a 10 second delay before it actually closed.

    Switched to firefox, like it.

    No problems yet.
     
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  8. nexx

    nexx

     
  9. firefox is the 2nd best thing to ever happen for computers. the first was linux.

    ive never used IE I dont know how they compare.
     
  10. I am not sure why, but Firefox works much quicker than MS Internet Explorer. Been using Firefox for the past 6 months and have not had any problems whatsoever.

    Try doing a comparison "test" between the two. I think that you will find that IE 7.0 "hangs" and is slow to boot-up websites, whereas Firefox is way faster!

    :cool:
     
    #10     Apr 19, 2008