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I am switching back to Internet Explorer

Posted on 4th May, 2006

I am a browser convert. I like Firefox so much I made it my default browser to replace my previous favorite browser, Internet Explorer.

However, lately I’ve been experiencing weird problems with Firefox. It crashes without warning while I was browsing my Bloglines feed. I really hate this especially when I’ve opened several tabs and getting ready to write.

I also hate the occasional Firefox memory leaks problem. I know there are some plugins to help me minimize this but why would I need to use a plugin for that?

Now I am starting to use IE again, lets see if it crashes when put under the same stress.

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An engineer by training, Victor has been working full-time online as an Internet marketer, a programmer and an app developer since 2001. He has been blogging at Sabahan.com since 2006 sharing his experience and teaching people how to make money online. Click here to join his private Facebook Group for bloggers.

  • Gaman says:

    What I dislike about IE, particularly the latest version, is that it’s slow. It’s feel like using a bloatware.

    I’ll give the plugin a try, it looks like a life saver. Thanks!

  • Thilak says:

    Don’t Switch to IE, Because It has its own problem.

    Even i had the same prob with Firefox until i found a extension called Crash Recovery

    Crash Recovery automatically restores all opened pages after a crash happened. It is an “install and forget” extension which you will only notice right after the occasional crash.

    You can download this extension from
    http://releases.mozilla.org/pub/mozilla.org/extensions/crash_recovery/crash_recovery-0.6.3-fx+mz.xpi

    Its just a 21 KB XPI file

    I hope this helps you

  • Gaman says:

    I tried Performancing for Firefox but I dislike it. At the moment I’ve to log on to write, not very productive.. hehe.. Anyway, will test several blogging software soon.

  • pinolobu says:

    gaman, may i know what u use to write your blogs? do u use a blogging software or straight via web?

  • Gaman says:

    MENJ: I am using the latest version of IE with tab browsing

    LcF: Thanks for the suggestion. I might give it a try if IE fails me 🙂

    PlanetMalaysia: My Firefox is updated automatically.

    Anyway, I am still using Firefox for normal browsing but for browsing my Bloglines feed, I’ll use IE. It works fine so far 🙂

  • Sorry I won’t use IE. I use either Firefox or Opera only. Try upgrade ur firefox to latest release.

  • LcF says:

    create a new firefox profile will usually solve some weird crash problems.

  • menj says:

    Congratulations! I hate Firefox anyway :p But if you missed the tab-browsing options, try Opera.

    – MENJ

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