Friday 6 November 2009

Internet Explorer 7 and Mozilla Firefox

Well I have finally given up on Internet Explorer 7 and the continual "IE has encountered a problem and must close down". This has been going on for so long now and is so frustrating when you are in the middle of doing something and it crashes and when you go back in you have to start all over again.

So time for a change. If Microsoft can't fix their own problems then I'm going elsewhere.

Initial reaction to Firefox is good. It seems to be very quick but it will take a little while to get used to the layout. Good news apparently is that if Firefox or your computer crashes then when you reopen the browser it goes back to where you left off. Fantastic, that will make a change!

Well, only time will tell...


Bigastroandbeyond said...

I'm surprised that Internet Explorer hasn't prompted you to upgrade to V8. Having said that, I rarely use IE these days. Since I installed Firefox, I've stuck with it.

Once you have got used to it, Firefox is intuitive and very stable. As you have discovered, when it does crash, it returns to where you left off.

Maz said...

IE did keep prompting me to upgrade to V8 but I have heard so many bad reviews on it I was waiting until they sorted out all the bugs.

I'm getting the hang of Firefox now and there seem to be a lot less problems - so far - and it's certainly more stable.

I'm not really bothered which I use as long as it keeps on working! So far Firefox seems to be doing the trick.