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Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Sun 29-Jan-17 20:44:26
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Finding Edge better than Firefox


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I have been using firfox since windows xp and I have just switched to edge, reason being after you have scrolled a few pages on facebook in firefox it starts slowing down and clicking a link to refresh the page gets slower on firefox, not experiencing this on edge. Also the forums seem snappier on a second tab in edge than firefox.

Also I use a high contrast theme in windows which firefox doesn't display correctly lots of icons missing eg on face book but all present and correct on edge, so I am switching to edge now that it has the adblock plus extension.

Anyone else seeing firefox lagging?

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Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Mon 30-Jan-17 21:50:57
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I have not used Firefox on Windows for a long time, i thought it went downhill years ago, i use chrome,well a chrome clone. Facebook is a little on the slow side anyway for some reason, forums seems slow to start up anyway and have been for months, fines once they are loaded in.

I used Edge for a couple of days when i was using Windows 10, but i just do nto like it,k lack of extensions I use and the UI itself just put me off.

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Standard User TinyMongomery
(knowledge is power) Tue 31-Jan-17 07:55:20
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I'd vote for Chrome too. It's my browser of choice on all OSs. Compared to other browsers it is fast and lean.

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Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 31-Jan-17 13:58:57
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Only thing with chrome is it seems to send back data to google although everything does these days I spose.

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Standard User zyborg47
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 31-Jan-17 17:15:40
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In reply to a post by Banger:
Only thing with chrome is it seems to send back data to google although everything does these days I spose.



No it don't, Chrome only sens data if you use their search engine, you can also use chrome clones,

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Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Tue 31-Jan-17 19:11:48
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Where do the Chrome clones send it ...???

If it's going anywhere, google is probably the safest.

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Standard User TinyMongomery
(knowledge is power) Tue 31-Jan-17 20:00:15
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Nowhere.

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Standard User Banger
(eat-sleep-adslguide) Tue 31-Jan-17 20:48:29
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Ive just discovered you can change Edges default search from bing to google in settings, now that's handy as bing isn't very good.

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Standard User RobertoS
(elder) Tue 31-Jan-17 23:13:06
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Your evidence for that is what and where?

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Standard User TinyMongomery
(knowledge is power) Wed 01-Feb-17 07:39:22
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I'm not getting into a debate here. I'm sure that any intelligent person can research these alternative browsers if they wish to.

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