So I just downloaded IE 8 and now Adobe flashplayer doesn't work. It gives me a prompt to download it and but when I try to nothing happens. This is irritating me. Any advice?
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id suggest stopping using explorer all together and using firefox instead. it's great! http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/?from=getfirefox
I agree with upso. I switched to Firefox a long time ago. Firefox is so much better than explorer, has a more intuitive interface and is really easy to personalize (i.e. I downloaded the add-on that displays the weather at the bottom of the screen and a few other toys). Give it a shot. They've put Firefox on all the computers at UToledo.
My IE just seemed to keep causing problem after problem so I switched to Firefox, too, last fall sometime. I get fewer errors, pages load faster, I seem to use fewer system resources, and I spend far less time trouble-shooting stuff. Two thumbs up!
Interesting comparison link: Personally, I've never noticed much of a difference.
First problem is you downloaded IE..:)..
Anyways.. as a general rule, I tend to stay away from brand new software releases for about a year. Kinda like a new model of car. Don't get the first year or two a model comes out..give them time to work out the bugs.
Went to Firefox 1 year ago. Much better if it crashes it doesn't take your whole system with it!
For me, I actually prefer Chrome a lot more over Firefox and miles more than IE. It is extremely fast compared to the other two.
I actually have, and use four browsers, although I use FireFox the most, I also have the dreaded IE, Safari and Chrome. As I said, my preference is FF, but there are still a few sites that just do not work "right" in anything but IE. Safari is a nice alternative, but I have an addiction to the Google Tool Bar, and it's not available for Safari, so that's the only reason I use FF the most. Safari is cool because you can "make" it work like any other browser, it's much more "stream lined" and loads faster that FF ever thought about. I do not like Chrome at all, but it's my sons preferred browser, so that's the reason I have it because he does use my computer on occasion if I'm not home and/or using my computer.
Hang on to IE for the very rare times you run across a site that doesn't work right in anything other that it, but definitely use FF or one of the other alternatives, they run much smoother and are far less problematic!
ditto, justa, love Chrome. always been a Google fan and they just keep getting better. I keep IE but I haven't used it in a month.
Wow, love how a question in regards to using IE has yielded anything but useful instructions to the original question.
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