Internet Explorer

By kemp_Drumsalot
Oct 20, 2007
  1. Who uses 6 compared to 7? I perfer IE 6 to 7 after test driving it for awhile, I went back to 6.
  2. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    I use 6 because 7 refuses to install on my machine. :D

    What exactly don`t you like about 7 ?

    It might be configurable.
  3. kemp_Drumsalot

    kemp_Drumsalot TS Rookie Topic Starter Posts: 66

    Eh, just not a big fan of the tabs, just bothers me for some reason, I use alt+tab alot (I multi-task way to much haha.) Plus since I went back to 6 I think it refused to go back to 7 idk, i really dont want to try =-P
  4. Bobbye

    Bobbye Helper on the Fringe Posts: 16,335   +36

    I have already replied to you question about the differences between Firefox and IE.

    IE7 is a new version of Internet Explorer, not an update or upgrade of IE6. In my opinion, Microsoft should not have sent IE7 out with their regular Windows Updates. Many people who got automatic updates found themselves with IE7 and many bugs, some of which still have to be worked out.

    One appeal of IE7 is the ability to use tabbed browsing. In fact, Microsoft launched IE7 ahead of schedule (it was going to come out with Vista) due to the popularity of Firefox, it's use of tabbed browsing, safety and the ability to customize it using extensions.

    Many users who found themselves with IE7 uninstalled it and went back to using IE6.

    I have been using Firefox since it was released to the public almost three years ago.
  5. Po`Girl

    Po`Girl TS Rookie Posts: 595

    My first post was completely wrong.

    I meant to write : Use Firefox or Opera,instead of IE. ;)
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