View Full Version : What browser do you use?

07-31-2006, 05:01 AM
Also how are you hooked up to the internet, and what OS do you use?

My browser of choice is Slimbrowser, I'm on cable but wireless, and am useing XP pro

07-31-2006, 05:02 PM
so far eight people have read this post, but so far no one responded, come on people are you afraid of breaking a nail on the keyboard?

07-31-2006, 09:07 PM
I definately believe Mozilla Firefox is the best...by far. Certainly OVER Microsoft Eplorer. :-)

08-11-2006, 11:16 AM
Firefox. Best proxy manager so you don't leave so many footprints.

Plus Bill Gates can't read your hard drive as easily.

08-12-2006, 10:06 AM
I use Opera when at home. I'm forced to use IE at work.

the government and haxxors are already working hard at getting to firefox. They consider Opera having too small a userbase to worry about. Which is fine by me.

Avant which is basically a reworked netscape is another one "they" aren't working at compromising yet.

08-12-2006, 08:49 PM
I did like Avant, but when I had to reload Windows I had to get rid of it, every time I turned on my machine it would lock up. so I switched to Slim, I went to Avants forum and they couldn't figure it out either.
I got tired of fuckin around with it and since I thought Mo and OPera where lacking I went with what I knew.

08-15-2006, 01:17 PM
But the browser is not enough for safety. I use a proxy of business when on the web. Stay with one long enough for them to think they know who/where I am and then switch again. The proxies from the orient are the easiest to use but for that same fact they are the most obvious.

08-15-2006, 07:47 PM
I typically have used IE my entire internet life. If you play with the settings you can tighten your securtiy significantly. That and have a good AV and Anti-spyware program.

08-15-2006, 08:22 PM
I guess in the end as Firefox gathers more users the little shits (and the big ones) will hack into that.


I guess the ONLY answer is thumbprints and "tight security" regs to keep all these dastardly terrorists and 12 year old hackers out of our hair. :-)

08-16-2006, 03:46 PM
Firefox, I hate Opera, have played with IE settings but it's inherent issues remain.

12 year old hackers aren't all that bad. I used to be a 12 year old programmer - and i thought I was cool. How wrong I was.

08-16-2006, 05:26 PM
Rockyroad wrote:
I use a proxy of business when on the web. Stay with one long enough for them to think they know who/where I am and then switch again.

Good point. Using the obvious proxies that are available to anyone with a search engine is really not much help. Finding one that you can stick with for a while and toss it is smarter.

I do the same with cell phones.