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    #363419 - 02/13/10 12:35 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

if i'm running firefox, there's no reason to really keep internet explorer is there? i could just uninstall it right? i mean, is there any reason at all to keep it?


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Re: question [Re: FarBeyondDriven]
    #363421 - 02/13/10 12:43 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Every once in a while I will have to use a site that wont load right in firefox

so its handy to keep it


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Re: question [Re: NobodyImportant]
    #363428 - 02/13/10 01:52 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

ok...i'm in a computer learning mood tonight.  i've got a post i'm goin through on the shroomery, and i got a question, what's new huh?

http://www.shroomery.org/forums/showflat.php/Number/10821767/page/20

there's the link.

on the fifth post, doc t says this:

"It's not a bug, it's a feature!"

    Quote:
    MisterMuscaria said:
    Holy shit. Thats crazy.



It's done that for years, but hardly anybody ever notices. There's a lot of great Windows features like that.






what are some of the other features he speaks of? like keyboard shortcuts and features and whatnot?


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Re: question [Re: FarBeyondDriven]
    #363429 - 02/13/10 01:53 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

:shrug:

no idea


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Re: question [Re: NobodyImportant]
    #363449 - 02/13/10 08:45 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

IE opens GIF.'s pretty much the only thing i use it for, chrome for the win :laugh:


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    #363469 - 02/13/10 11:28 AM (11 years, 8 months ago)

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chrome for the win :laugh:




hella hella ditto


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    #363512 - 02/13/10 01:17 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

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chrome for the win :laugh:




hella hella ditto





what is this chrome you speak of? isn't it by google?????

pros and cons?


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Re: question [Re: FarBeyondDriven]
    #363518 - 02/13/10 01:23 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Yes it's called Google chrome.:yesnod:

So far I like Firefox much better.

But chrome is coming right along tho.


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    #363523 - 02/13/10 01:26 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

yeah that's what i'm using now is firefox. i've become very comfortable with it. i like it a lot actually.

so stoney, your cons are that you like firefox better and your pro is that chrome is coming along? i like it. :yesnod:

another question:

ok, i'm going through things to make my comp. more efficient and fast. i'm messing with my browser and how long it keeps cookies right now. it's set on keeping them until they expire, should i change it to when i sign off??????


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Re: question [Re: Stoneth]
    #363544 - 02/13/10 02:15 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

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Yes it's called Google chrome.:yesnod:

So far I like Firefox much better.

But chrome is coming right along tho.




didn't google buy up firefox years ago anyway?


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Re: question [Re: FarBeyondDriven]
    #363545 - 02/13/10 02:16 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

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yeah that's what i'm using now is firefox. i've become very comfortable with it. i like it a lot actually.

so stoney, your cons are that you like firefox better and your pro is that chrome is coming along? i like it. :yesnod:

another question:

ok, i'm going through things to make my comp. more efficient and fast. i'm messing with my browser and how long it keeps cookies right now. it's set on keeping them until they expire, should i change it to when i sign off??????




sure, you will notice that change though when it prompts you to input stuff that it used to remember.  passwords and usernames mostly.


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Re: question [Re: FurrowedBrow]
    #363547 - 02/13/10 02:21 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

ok cool, i'm not worried about that right now.

another question. i just updated my firefox but it's not showing it as 3.6 on the desktop. but when i go to add/remove programs, it's showing up as 3.6. anything to worry about????

i've got more questions for yall too btw. :rofl:


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Re: question [Re: FurrowedBrow]
    #363558 - 02/13/10 02:35 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

Quote:

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Yes it's called Google chrome.:yesnod:

So far I like Firefox much better.

But chrome is coming right along tho.




didn't google buy up firefox years ago anyway?



No clue man, don't know nothing about the business end of things with them.

What I do know is I downloaded both at the same time about 6 to 8 months ago.

At that time chrome didn't work for shit on many sites I visit, nor did it work with my magnifier that I use to read.

Now days the sites aren't and issue and they have lots of new addons that are cool.

But it still doesn't work with my magnifier exactly right, in time I think they'll get that fixed as well.


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Re: question [Re: FarBeyondDriven]
    #363572 - 02/13/10 02:54 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

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ok cool, i'm not worried about that right now.

another question. i just updated my firefox but it's not showing it as 3.6 on the desktop. but when i go to add/remove programs, it's showing up as 3.6. anything to worry about????

i've got more questions for yall too btw. :rofl:




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Re: question [Re: FarBeyondDriven]
    #363594 - 02/13/10 03:41 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

jus need sum hep boss



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Re: question [Re: FarBeyondDriven]
    #363605 - 02/13/10 04:05 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

whats it say when you open it up and go to the 'about' menu?


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Re: question [Re: FurrowedBrow]
    #363611 - 02/13/10 04:09 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

3.6 lol. thank you.

i just added on no script for firefox as well. what exactly is a script.

does it prevent scripts from running from sites you don't want it to (i.e. bad porn sites, pop ups, etc. etc.) and in turn, prevent viruses??? or help to anyway?

i can't look at videos either. it says i've got javascript off or an old flash player. i'm thinking it's java script because my flash player wasn't old like 2 hours ago. how do i turn it back on?


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    #363618 - 02/13/10 04:28 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

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3.6 lol. thank you.

i just added on no script for firefox as well. what exactly is a script.

does it prevent scripts from running from sites you don't want it to (i.e. bad porn sites, pop ups, etc. etc.) and in turn, prevent viruses??? or help to anyway?





yes, my buddy (who is a hardcore IT guy) has that on his machines.  I think of it like a firewall.  Did you not read the description of the plug in before you dloaded it?  Google the name of the program and read the first few pages that come up.


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    #363620 - 02/13/10 04:33 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

i read about it. but i didn't google it. i read about it on the mozilla website. i'm thinking of getting rid of it, not sure yet though.

how do i turn java script back on?

well fuckin a, according to my internet options, javascript is enabled and i still can't watch videos. wtf. and i even added youtube to my whitelist and it still won't play videos.


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    #363628 - 02/13/10 05:00 PM (11 years, 8 months ago)

i think, in the bottom right corner of your firefox window there will be an anti sign (circle with diagonal thru it).  click it and chose to allow scripts for that page.


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