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    Anybody use Chrome for their main browser? Does it cause any problems with the board?

    Thinking about switching from Firefox. FF is getting too big for me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Steve Southwood View Post
    Anybody use Chrome for their main browser? Does it cause any problems with the board?

    Thinking about switching from Firefox. FF is getting too big for me.
    I tried Chrome for a variety of reasons. I got rid of it for a variety of reasons as well.

    No home page button

    Too much typing....FF fills in the blanks better

    Very little options on the browser

    Just my 2 cents

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    I Use it and like it. I hafe FF but prefer chrome
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    I used it when it first came out and it was much faster than FF or IE, but was buggy. Guess I should give it another go to see if it's any better. It's based on the Mozilla browser, so it's mostly compatible with anything built for FF. It's also multi-threaded, so where a single webpage will crash your FF or IE, it only crashes that tab for Chrome, the rest continue to run fine.
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    I use IE, FF and Chrome all for different reasons. On Chrome, the home button and other point and click icons that some folks prefer are simply options you select to turn on which are not there by default. I don't have any problems with it running the forums and on one machine I use it specifically for that sort of thing. It's not like changing religion or political party, if you don't care for it, just dump it ;-)

    P.s. I'm using it right now.
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    Used if for a while and came back to Firefox.
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    I use it and like it.

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    I have stuck with Firefox, even though it is a bit of a pig on memory. I need to close it every couple days or it grows over a gig.

    However, I'm so used it I am loathe to leave. Furthermore, I really, really like the adblock-plus plugin, and it doesn't work on those other browsers.

    (actually, I've found that adblock is actually the main culprit for sucking up memory, but it does such a good job I'm just putting up with it.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jeff Horton View Post
    Used if for a while and came back to Firefox.
    Same here.

    Quote Originally Posted by Art Mulder View Post
    I have stuck with Firefox, even though it is a bit of a pig on memory. I need to close it every couple days or it grows over a gig.

    However, I'm so used it I am loathe to leave. Furthermore, I really, really like the adblock-plus plugin, and it doesn't work on those other browsers.

    (actually, I've found that adblock is actually the main culprit for sucking up memory, but it does such a good job I'm just putting up with it.)
    Also same here, but didn't know it was Adblock eating the memory. Good info to have.

    One thing I didn't like about Chrome is the <Ctrl>-U and <Ctrl>-B key combinations don't work here for underlining and bolding text.
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    I only use it when everything else slows down.other wise I use ff.
    what do you adblock uses up memory? and how do you know ?

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