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What's the big deal?

by FMCook / August 4, 2006 9:30 AM PDT

Many people like Internet Esxplorer. Others use Mozilla Firefox. And yet others use Opera. What's the difference between the 3?

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Main differences...
by John.Wilkinson / August 4, 2006 1:37 PM PDT
In reply to: What's the big deal?

* Both Firefox and Opera are more secure than Internet Explorer.

* Both Firefox and Opera support tabbed browsing, something the current version of IE lacks.

* Firefox has over a thousand extensions (addons) available from third-party developers, giving you the ability to customize the browser however you want.

* Opera comes with a lot of added features built in, such as the handy magnification tool.

* Both Firefox and Opera have a handy privacy option to clear all tracks.

* Firefox has a portable version that can be run from a flash drive and used on any Windows-based computer without the need for installation!

* Firefox supports Themes, enabling you to completely customize the look and feel of the browser.

Of course those are just a few of the highlights. For a more comprehensive understanding download the two (free) alternative browsers and have a look for yourself. You should not be disappointed.

John

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Toolbars
by FMCook / August 7, 2006 10:47 AM PDT
In reply to: Main differences...

There's the new MSN Search Toolbar with Windows Desktop Search for the tabbed browsing, McAfee SoteAdvisor for the security, and desktop themes that affect your entire computer, not just your browser.

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