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Old 10-12-2009, 08:05 PM
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Default here's a computer question for you.

i keep getting booted out of Internet explorer for my browser. when i'm on my laptop using windows vista. i usually have frf open and a website called radio time to listen to tunes.. then i open links that are posted on here or over on rps and i get booted clear off and my wallpaper is present. a friend of mine said i should use google chrome or FireFox.

my problem is my computer skills seem like some of your repair post on here. i will admit i know jack shit when it comes to computers except the bare basics. can someone tell me something to try so i can tell Internet explorer to kiss my ass or fix whatever is wrong?
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:33 PM
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firefox is much better in my opinion.. go to www.mozilla.org and download it
(should be a big button saying download) pretty simple... i do know that internet explorer dont like big chache sites.. i had frf crash with internet explorere but never ever had any problems out of firefox..
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ya, it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:39 PM
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how bad is it to get use to after using ie?
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:50 PM
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not hard. same concept of ie...
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ya, it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
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drilling? id prefer not to drill down there.
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Old 10-12-2009, 08:55 PM
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The new IE was a straight up copy of FF. The problem you are having is common in Vista, well the lesser versions that is. I have Ultimate Black, and my girl has Home. Her's keeps kicking off ie. fails to connect and more. It is being addressed but you best bet for the time being is FF. Allthough IE is still running in the back ground and can still connecting issues.
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Old 10-13-2009, 09:44 AM
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bump anyone else care to comment?
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Old 10-13-2009, 10:02 AM
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Go with Firefox
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Old 10-13-2009, 12:13 PM
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bump anyone else care to comment?

all i can say is to download them all and stick with the one your most comfortable with...

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go look at them they have a pic of what the look like..
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ya, it can get tough to get the tool to fit in the slot,
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Old 10-13-2009, 12:28 PM
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definatley go with firefox no problems here after using it for a couple years now
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Old 10-13-2009, 02:18 PM
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also might want to check out google chrome.. i've been using it for a while.. but its a stripped down browser, but it works for me becuase i usually have 10+ tabs open at one time and never have an issue
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Old 10-14-2009, 06:39 AM
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+27 on Firefox. Using that (if it works properly for you) will also isolate the problem to IE.
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Old 10-17-2009, 03:55 PM
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well thanks everyone i downloaded fire fox a couple days ago, although i had some issues finding what i needed i absolutely love it now i haven't gotten booted off once since i got it loaded and up and running. i can't thank you guys enough i was ready to smash this freki'n thing more than once..
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Old 10-17-2009, 05:51 PM
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Firefox Portable is worth downloading,too. It doesn't actually install anwhere, it just runs, so you can take it (and your settings and bookmarks) between different computers.
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Old 10-17-2009, 06:10 PM
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i was ready to smash this freki'n thing more than once..
That's normal. . . You're a PC!
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Old 10-17-2009, 07:26 PM
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Get a copy of Windows 7 when it hits the market and if you don't feel comfortable doing your own loading of it, have some one do it for you.
Then run nothing but Firefox. Regrettably you will have to keep IE in the back ground so Microsoft can keep their fingers in your computer.
DO NOT UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCE, SET EITHER OR ANY FOR THAT MATTER, AS DEFAULT. By not setting any as default, they will all work equally well, they all have their own little glitches, just Firefox is open source and has a lot less problems. You can also tweak FF with out creating problems and it will also help how it reacts.

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