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sfft_2108
09-12-2004, 10:49 PM
At first i used IE, then i switched to Firefox about 3 weeks ago. Firefoxs worked really good and was really fast, but i couldn't see the glow on my music site and i had to download a lot of plugins. Now I am back to IE.

Which one do you use?

coasetrphil
09-12-2004, 10:51 PM
I use plain old Internet Explorer because my dad doesn't allow anything to be downloaded on this computer. Othewise I would probably be using Mozilla or something like it.

DeathStar2
09-12-2004, 11:00 PM
Firefox.

Kyle L
09-12-2004, 11:04 PM
I use Internet Explorer with custom skins and slimmed down options. (Basically the bare necessities in IE). I don't find Mozilla all that special. It's just a 3rd party web browser. Wow, I am impressed.....

sfft_2108
09-12-2004, 11:08 PM
I use Internet Explorer with custom skins and slimmed down options. (Basically the bare necessities in IE).

How do you get custom skins?

Jerry S
09-12-2004, 11:36 PM
I use Avant. It's good because you can have several pages open at once and it will only take up one space on the toolbar. Also, you can make a special arrangement for pages. And, if you exit out of it, it saves the pages and reopens them. It proved to be most convienient.

SFFT_Freak
09-12-2004, 11:46 PM
At first i used IE, then i switched to Firefox about 3 weeks ago. Firefoxs worked really good and was really fast, but i couldn't see the glow on my music site and i had to download a lot of plugins. Now I am back to IE.

Which one do you use?

Firefox is slower for broadband users than IE.

Aaron
09-12-2004, 11:51 PM
I too use Advant. It's basically IE with a bunch of added features, including one that I find particuarly useful, the URL Alias feature. If I want to visit TN, for example, instead of typing "thrillnetwork.com" into the address bar, or selecting it from my favorites, all I need to do is type "tn" into the address bar and it automatically takes me to the front page. Pretty handy.
I also have Firefox as a backup browser.

Kyle L
09-13-2004, 12:33 AM
How do you get custom skins?

Certain windows skins can be applied to Internet Explorer. You gotta get the right program for it.

Graham
09-13-2004, 12:55 AM
I use Internet Explorer most of the time. Although I do use Netscape sometimes (not very often though)


Also incase anyone is interested Internet Explorer makes up about 85.1% of the wed browsers used on ThrillNetwork. Netscape is second with about 8.1%. Those stats are from August 1st to August 8th 2004.

SFOG Freak
09-13-2004, 06:56 AM
Mozilla Firefox, it's so much better than IE.

DEJA-VU RULES
09-13-2004, 06:57 AM
I use Fire Fox and I like it better than Internet Explorer because it doesn't have a lot of spam.

Skye
09-13-2004, 09:07 AM
IE but i want to replace it.

ErioL
09-13-2004, 09:36 AM
I'm on a Mac, so I use Safari.

birdie311
09-13-2004, 09:48 AM
On my Mac I use Safari and on my PC I use Opera.

Sir Willow
09-13-2004, 12:01 PM
Opera. Same basic browser as Firefox (they're both Mozilla based), but it has a lot of other features in it, including a very nice email program built in (I absolutely refuse to use Outlook in any form, and remove it from my computers first thing when I buy them)

Rarely there is a site that won't cooperate with Opera, usually one where they don't recognize it's "security" as I'm trying to do some transactions, so I'll use IE then, but much prefer to use Opera.

sfft_2108
09-13-2004, 05:46 PM
Firefox is slower for broadband users than IE.

I know that cause, Spakrs told me already. He said it is slower. I am saying it is just faster for us dial up users. :D


EDIT- I just downloaded Avant. I like it a whole lot. It is almost like IE. I think I am going to keep this one. Their is a lot more features i guess. Aaron how do you set up the "URL Alias feature"? I have been looking for it, but can't find it.

EDIT Again- I just found it. It is under tools and then under avant web broswer options, for anyone wanting to know.

SFGadvKing
09-13-2004, 06:47 PM
mozilla firefox baby!

HPStormRunner22
09-13-2004, 07:05 PM
Ie is a good browser for broadband connections. It is fast anjd still has some pretty good features.

RcMannAE86
09-13-2004, 07:41 PM
I use Internet Explorer with my Comcast Cable Internet connection. It works great and is very very fast! :D

Draculus
09-13-2004, 07:50 PM
Internet Explorer with Brighthouse Networks Cable.

m-force 4 ever
09-13-2004, 07:52 PM
Netscape. IE has too many security holes.

birdie311
09-13-2004, 08:46 PM
Rarely there is a site that won't cooperate with Opera, usually one where they don't recognize it's "security" as I'm trying to do some transactions, so I'll use IE then, but much prefer to use Opera.

Yeah, I run into that problem sometimes, as well. It's just something I put up with because I love Opera to death.

Sparks
09-14-2004, 02:58 AM
I've used IE, Avant, Firefox, Netscape, Safari.
I like IE, Avant, and Safari
My favorite IE
firefox i dont like it doesnt work with some tihngs, I just dont really like netscape.
Avanat is cool, but I end up using IE more, just because im used to it.
Sometimes I use Safarai as well, thats cool

Cuddy
09-14-2004, 03:47 AM
I used to use Netscrape, but that was back in the days of Netscape 3 and Gold. I'm more of an IE guy.

Jimmy B
09-14-2004, 12:19 PM
I just use IE.

bk2004
09-14-2004, 12:38 PM
Mozilla. I used to use IE, but too many viruses from that. But from time to time, I will switch over if it can't recognize a website.

Raptor
09-14-2004, 03:39 PM
I use IE, it works just fine for me.

You guys, you don't get the viruses from using IE, you get them by being stupid and downloading the wrong stuff.

MilhouseTheKing
09-14-2004, 06:50 PM
Currently using IE.

CoasterKid23
09-16-2004, 09:48 PM
Another firefox user here, it gets the job done, and I haven't used any other except IE, so I'll just stick with what works.

Kyle L
09-17-2004, 01:21 AM
I use IE, it works just fine for me.

You guys, you don't get the viruses from using IE, you get them by being stupid and downloading the wrong stuff.

I quoted you for logic, good sir.

sfft_2108
01-27-2006, 09:40 AM
I just switched back to Firefox. I used avant for about 1 1/2 years. I liked the url alias like arron mentioned, but it got really slow. Firefox is really fast for my comptuer.

Sir Willow
01-27-2006, 11:47 AM
Wow, posting on a thread a year and a half old. Cool! :) Good job resurrecting it. hehe

In any case, Firefox is my browser of choice, and has been for a long time now. Don't remember if I posted that before on the thread or not, but I'm not into looking through ancient posts to figure it out. hehe

Steven
01-27-2006, 12:04 PM
I just switched back to Firefox. I used avant for about 1 1/2 years. I liked the url alias like arron mentioned, but it got really slow. Firefox is really fast for my comptuer.
Avant is basically IE's engine with customizations, so it does have the same security issues as IE itself. In other words, all it really does is extend IE.

I use Firefox, and have been very vocal of my use for well over a year now, in both casual browsing and for aiding in my development (thanks to some validator extensions I added). I still use IE once in a while, mostly when I need to test a page I'm working on or when the site seems to require IE only.

I also keep Opera on my desktop for development purposes, and Firefox alone will cover Mozilla Suite or Netscape 7 and 8.

Ryan F
01-27-2006, 12:10 PM
I use Firefox most of the time, and IE for some web pages (like Launch)

PKIDelirium
01-27-2006, 01:03 PM
I use Camino

(Caminobrowser.org)

and Safari

Martin
01-27-2006, 07:39 PM
I use Firefox, AOL occasionally, and the browser on my Sidekick II.

Jerry S
01-27-2006, 07:48 PM
Avant, and I am comfortable with it, and don't get viruses (seriously I got spyware adware and virus checkers galore).

Montu Man
01-27-2006, 07:58 PM
I go with Firefox because of the brilliant tabbed browsing, the speed compared to IE on my computer, the multiple search extensions, and best of all, no ads because of AdBlock!

sfft_2108
01-27-2006, 08:09 PM
Speaking of "multiple search entensions, I think I recall there was one for RCDB. Is that correct?

rjholla2003
01-27-2006, 10:03 PM
There was one, but rcdb's search url is too dynamic for it. It may work for a week, then stop working because it's the wrong string.

I use Firefox because of the speed, security, seartch exxtensions, live bookmarks, RSS reader extentions, Ad Block with the G Filter set, WeatherFox, and all the other extensions that I use. It's just so adaptable to what you want it to be that it's incredible. Plus the themes are nice. I'm a fan of pimpzilla since I love all things absurd.

tommyistommy
01-28-2006, 12:21 PM
Firefox. I have used it sence the first public beta. Everything about it is so much better than any other browser.

TimberWolfe
01-28-2006, 01:11 PM
I use Firefox wOOt

rlrcstrfreak
01-28-2006, 02:55 PM
I use Firefox, What else???

medieval
01-28-2006, 03:10 PM
Firefox of course.

siestakey
01-28-2006, 04:15 PM
AOL and Firefox.

tommyistommy
01-29-2006, 04:18 PM
May I ask..why do you use aol!?

sfft_2108
01-29-2006, 04:57 PM
AOL might be his ISP so its there when he gets online. My ISP is MSN, so sometimes I use it for my browser, but rarely.

Martin
01-29-2006, 05:20 PM
May I ask..why do you use aol!?
I use AOL when I want to instant message friends, and have a couple web pages open at the same time, rather than opening Firefox as well. Most of my posts are from the Firefox browser though.

rjholla2003
01-29-2006, 05:47 PM
So why not just use AIM?

coaster_kid89
01-29-2006, 06:13 PM
Being on AOL is sometimes just more convinent. On both my Mac and PC I will just stay on AOL when checking my mail and using AIM, IM'ing in AOL is alot nicer than AIM still in my opinion. I use Firefox on my PC and Camino and Safari on my Mac. And as I said the occasional use of AOL.

apsterling
01-29-2006, 07:00 PM
Firefox. all the way. On macs, not IEmac, Safari

Martin
02-15-2006, 08:10 PM
I am updating mine to also using AOL Explorer as well as Firefox as I mentioned earlier. The speed of AOL Explorer isn't bad, but if you are an AOL member, it enables "top speed", which speeds up page loading quite a bit. It is still secondary to Firefox though.

Gemini78
02-15-2006, 09:28 PM
Mozilla Firefox all the way. I've been so pleased with it I'm considering Thunderbird as well.

sfft_2108
02-15-2006, 10:24 PM
What is thunderbird? Never heard of it.

Gemini78
02-15-2006, 10:30 PM
It is an e-mail program that Mozilla makes. I've heard a lot of good things about it.

Sir Willow
02-16-2006, 07:25 AM
^ Exactly. It's an email program created by the same open source community that makes Fire Fox. I've been using it for well over a year now, and absolutely love it. This is after, over the last decade or so, of using netscape's mail, Eudora, Opera and trying out several other programs. And avoiding Outlook like the virus-prone, spyware accessible, bug-infested piece of junk that it is.

If you do email, try Thunderbird. It's a great, very flexible program. And it's free with no ads.

Erik Leppen
02-16-2006, 12:49 PM
I always use Firefox at home. At school, using UNIX, I didn't have any choice but Mozilla for a long time, until recently Opera has been installed. Now at school I sometimes use Opera.

zongaboy626
02-16-2006, 02:32 PM
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