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Is It Safe To Use

by jlippincott / August 4, 2006 6:31 AM PDT

Is it safe to use the beta verison of Internet Explorer 7? I know its just a beta version and I would like to try it but are there still alot of bugs that would ruin my enjoyment of using it?

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by John.Wilkinson / August 4, 2006 7:20 AM PDT
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First, it depends on which sites you visit as some are still incompatible, particularly some banking websites. Also, people have reported problems uninstalling IE7 Beta, as well as issues that started while using IE7 and continued even after reverting back to IE6. It is still a beta so there is some risk just depends whether or not you're willing to take that risk of losing compatibility and functionality until the glitches can be worked out. I did install IE7 starting with Beta 1 and have only experienced minor issues off and on...nothing to 'ruin the enjoyment of using it,' but there really wasn't much enjoyment to begin is, after all, just an updated version of IE.


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by jlippincott / August 4, 2006 8:25 AM PDT
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Thanks for the info! I think I'll wait until the final version comes out!

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by robnan / September 26, 2006 7:23 PM PDT
In reply to: Is It Safe To Use

I had a right go at someone over in the Viruses and Alerts forum for posting something like this. Go check it out, the discussion between Maggie and I.

Anyway, all I'm saying is IE anything (Beta or no Beta) will never and never has been safe to use. Get Firefox.

I will say no more.

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