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What difference does that make Peter?? I guess you must have a reason for saying that??

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Disco Duck wrote:

What difference does that make Peter?? I guess you must have a reason for saying that??


Back in the days when I was using it the whole suite came up in the one window. You could not have the mail reader and the browser open at the same time. I like to have them open in separate windows, particularly with the monitor I now have where I can have them open side by side (1920 x 1080 resolution.) Just simple preference, if this does not worry you then try Opera - you might even like it. When you install it you may even like it. Anything is better than M$ Exploder.

Then since changing from Opera to Netscape and now Firefox they have introduced Add-ons. I have an Australian dictionary. PDF Download so I open PDF files in an external programme (Foxit Reader) and not lock up Firefox while it loads in a tab. Xmarks to synchronise the bookmarks and passwords in all of the machines I open. MS-Tab to open web pages where the page will not work in browsers that are designed to work with web standards and are M$ standards.

 



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I use Firefox as well and use Foxit reader. A hell of a lot less bloated than Acrobat and Foxit is just about the same functions as Acrobat as well. I recommend it. I also use the Avast anti virus which updates forever in the background, all you get is a voice telling you that the anti virus has been updated. But I don't allow the bloated Microcrap to update, as I've had issues before when allowing auto updates.

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Aaah okay PeterD.......Thanks!!

I still run XP Pro and firefox.

I am thinking of trying their email too.......ThunderBird. Anyone using it?? Pros and cons please!!

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I have used Netscape, Opera and now Thunderbird. Downloaded and installed Thunderbird 3.0 this morning. The big pro is it is not a bloated product like the M$ ones.

To see what Thunderbird can do for you see this link. To download the programme go to this site - it gives you the British version, not the godam one. If you are not an English speaker or Windows user download from this link. To download an Australian dictionary try this link. For other dictionaries go here.

-- Edited by PeterD on Saturday 19th of December 2009 04:03:40 PM

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