Google Chrome - Should I switch?

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  1. Big Dog Dad

    Big Dog Dad NRA Patriot Life Member

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    Happy New Year to all! I'm currently using IE 6.02 and was thinking of switching to Google Chrome to hopefully speed things up and move myself another step away from Microsoft products. Anyone have any positive or negative results with Chrome? I'm on XP SP2 operating system. Any advice would be greatly appreciated and again, have a Happy New Year!

    -=BDD=-
     
  2. RedHaze

    RedHaze Handgunner

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    I use it and love it. Been using it since the beta.

    Here's a few threads on the subject.

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  3. JMag

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    Firefox...add the extensions/themes you want.
     
  4. UtahIrishman

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    I use it sometimes. I like it, though I still use Firefox most of the time. Basically out of sheer laziness.
     
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    IE6? I'd definitely upgrade that, even if you don't use it. IE6 had tons of security holes. I hope that doesn't mean you haven't been installing Windows Updates either.

    As far as browsers, I use Firefox for everything.
     
  6. Drjones

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    DO IT! Chrome is SO much better than either IE or FF, it's not even funny.

    Also use Windows Update to download and install SP3.
     
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    Firefox, several months now.... IE6 for several years is now backup, bookmarked.

    Tried Google Chrome. Too limited for me to customize to my taste. JMO.

    Two days ago; Wifey just switched to firefox from IE7..... We've been doing IE since it came out.... Liked it but we had to move on.
    Too many security problems, mostly. :dunno:
     
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    I've used IE, FF, Opera, Safari, and Chrome. My favorite is FF. But it's probably because I'm more used to it than the last three.
     
  9. GIockGuy24

    GIockGuy24 Bring M&M's

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    I have Windows XP SP2 and Google Chrome won't install or run properly. I use Firefox and Opera in Windows.
     
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    Install SP3 and try Chrome again.
     
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    I installed it when and then removed it after 5 minutes. Two reasons: Yahoo Mail wouldn't work (and didn't want to spend time researching how to change USER AGENT settings), and the CEO of google's point of view on privacy. I only use Linux (64-bit), so all my browsers have issues that I have to deal with at one point or another, so if I hear that having privacy is tantamount to covering up criminal activity, I say "good day to you." I installed it after reading about the CEO's comments, but only to see Chrome because I was waiting for a native port. But oh well, I'll just hope/dream for GTK version of Opera. In the meantime I'll stick to Firefox and it's Developer Add-on.