Internet Explorer Loses 11.4% Market Share in Just 3 Months

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Cruzg10

wow poeple still use IE and modems?? takes me back to the ol' days, back when burning a music CD at 4x was Blazing speed and WinMX ruled after the fall of Napster

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bart3385

For those who thought IE8 dropped some of the useful features in IE7, like the automatically reopening of previous webpages.... hit the Tools menu, and click on....

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atomaweapon

I was actually using 8 for a little bit, but reverted back to 7. To please all those standards junkies, it seems half my sites don't show up right in IE8. They also removed the "Open these tabs when you launch IE again" whenever I close a window with multimple tabs. That was a quick time saver whenever I do web devlopment. Sure you can go to "tools options" or somewhere to enable it, but it was too much of a drag.

So there was no real reason for me to keep it. I like a couple of it's features but not enough to keep it around.

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sekander94

You do web development but you don't care about web standards? That's the cause of the problem in the first place.

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nekollx

 I think hes refering to Compatability Mode

IE before 8 had its own "standards" so a site viewed in IE8 with a browser check would break because all that IE specific code woulnt work in....IE...

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Queenof1

I'm using IE7 but I want to switch to FF. I just keep forgetting to use it.

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Wildebeast

I gave up on IE, when 7 came out... massively bigger & working no better for me than the previous ver. The large number of patches is not encouraging, either.

I dunno, maybe it's all because I'm still riding 56k... Maybe someday they'll come up with a "light" version that would actually work for me.

I use FF, just upgraded to 3 on my desktop ---the memory problem did not impress me, on the laptop I'd upgraded earlier. (Luckily the cache status extension survived the upgrade.)

I tried Chrome a couple of months ago. I can't remember when I've seen a browser crash/lock-up so much. If I weren't totally attached to all my extensions [for keeping down all the garbage that comes with loading most web-pages] --Chrome might be use-able, once they fix it...

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BobbyPhoenix

Love the Fox for work, and ad free browsing.  Use it 90% of the time.  I switch to IE8 just for a change here and there, but I do like enough, and use it often enough, to be happy with it.  Especially with adblock ie (http://adblockie.codeplex.com/) which gets rid of most ads like adblock plus.

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leetNightshade

I usually use Chrome for just quickly browsing the internet, but when I want to browse without losing a session, I use Firefox.  It's just the better all around browser since it has add-ons, unlike chrome.

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nekollx

 chromes settings:

Load last used tabs on startup

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vistageek

PIZONWNED!!!!!

lol, I am using google chrome. 

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