Browser Suggestion?

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Browser Suggestion?

Post by GRUD » Fri Oct 31, 2014 9:49 pm

Yes, I'm one of those Old Farts that's been clinging to IE all this time. Once I get used to how something works I tend to stick to it rather than adopt something new and start the "Learning Curve" all over again. :roll: I was recently given the Link to a program (FB Purity) that will help eliminate a lot of CRAP from FB, but it doesn't work with IE. :( It only works with Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera, Safari, or Maxthon (I think I got that last one right). I don't suppose anyone has had some experience with ALL of these, and so can recommend one over the other on that basis? I'm running Windows 7 Professional, if that matters.

Regardless of which one you recommend, I'll have to wait until I go out of town and can download it at a Friend's house, since I know I wouldn't be able to do it from home with my dialup. :(
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Re: Browser Suggestion?

Post by Ravion Hawk » Fri Oct 31, 2014 10:38 pm

Firefox. Do not use the FB Purity.

Use only these 3 addons:

Priv3+
Adblock Plus
NoRedirect


I also use Classic Theme Restorer.

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Re: Browser Suggestion?

Post by Schriv » Sat Nov 01, 2014 10:19 am

I use Firefox for both work and home applications. LOVE IT!
We still have some legacy applications at work that only work with IE, but they are being phased out.
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Re: Browser Suggestion?

Post by Steve Ronin » Sun Nov 02, 2014 3:50 pm

in order of usage amount:
Internet Explorer 11,(75%)
Google Chrome,(20%)
Safari,(4%) ~mostly cause of my iPhone
Firefox,(1%)
and Opera very, very rarely.
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