Goodbye Mozilla! So-Long IE! I found my new browser!

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  1. Ronald Epstein

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    This month's PC WORLD magazine (May 2004, Page 57)
    has an article raving about a new browser. In fact,
    after trying most all the browsers out there the
    author of this article picked the winner....

    MYIE2 Browser

    This browser and its supported services are
    absolutely free with no annoying ads or spyware.
    It is far mosre customizable than IE and the tab
    features are better than Mozilla. In fact, this
    browser was made to interact more closely with
    Internet Explorer than Mozilla. All my bookmarks
    were painlessly transferred over.

    It has some amazing features including a plug-in
    manager; the ability to save a group of open pages
    and recall them later with a single click; A pop-up
    blocker with selective filter and customizable sounds
    when an object is blocked; the ability to save flash
    animations to the hard drive; and a keyboard
    combination that allows you to make MYIE2 vanish
    from your desktop should your boss walk in the door.

    It even has a free version of AI RoboManager that
    stores all your personal information for auto-fill.

    Visit the website regularly and you'll find all
    sorts of updates and plug-ins available for download
    that will further enhance your browser over time.

    The only downside I see thus far is the absence
    of a GOOGLE toolbar. I would imagine this is
    forthcoming.

    This month's PC WORLD has a few shortcuts listed,
    and if enough of you take interest in this browser
    I will be happy to post the shortcuts. They may
    also be available on the site.

    I would give this browser a spin. It definately
    beats anything I have used before it.
     
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    I thought somebody just got a new Mac for Safari and OmniWeb. [​IMG]
     
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    Thanks for the heads up, I'll give it a try. I do love the bare-bones feel of Mozilla, but there are still compatibility problems going to some websites and I have to open IE back up to get to em.

    Most of the features you mention can pretty much be done in either browser but if it's more like IE @ displaying HTML then sounds like it's worth a try.
     
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    Tried all the browsers out there but still end up going back to IE with Google's toolbar installed. For tabbed browsing just drag your taskbar to the top of the screen [​IMG]
     
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    Ron,
    I installed the google toolbar w/MyIE2 and it works fine.[​IMG] This program is much better than IE IMO.

    Dalton
     
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    I'll stick with Opera!
     
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    The problem is it's still IE, with all the b-llsh-t with browser hijacking and potential security problems.

    From what I can tell, it's really just a new shell for the underlying IE in Windows.

    I'll stick to Opera and thus avoid much of the nastiness. Heck, I had my computer reinstalled all of five minutes and was surfing around getting software re-downloaded and wham, got my browser hijacked right off the bat when using IE. After that (and after the cleanup job with hijackthis, cwshredder etc) I feel like hugging my computer every time I fire up Opera. [​IMG]
     
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    yes, i think you are right. it is a slight improvement over the original IE, however...i was looking at some of their support documents, and one of them was explaining how you should upgrade to the newer version of myIE2 because of a security flaw found in ms IE. [​IMG] sounds like the same old crap. if this is the case, i may as well use the original IE, which i am used to. at least when i click a link in my favorites, a new window will not open. i went to click on the bookmark i have for the htf, and the window never went anywhere, so i clicked a few more times. turns out that i had loaded the htf in a seperate tab a total of 5 times, so i had 5 it open 5 times. annoying. i'm going to look into opera now.

    CJ
     

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