maximum720

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Hey every one...
I just installed firefox... (finally)... i'm pretty impressed with it, way faster than explorer... My question is... Should I completely remove internet explorer... Since I have firefox, there seems to be no reason to have it...
thanks :D
 

dmroeder

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That's complete up to you. On occasion (but very rarely) I run into websites that don't support firefox. One of them that comes to mind was some online classes that my wife took. They required IE.
 

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It won't hurt to keep IE, and as dmroeder pointed out, there are websites that won't load on Firefox, or won't work with full functionality. Might as well keep it in case you run into this situation.
 

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Yeah, like the others said not all websites support firefox so you should keep it around. If you don't like IE's interface you could download a different explorer that utilizes IE, but has a much better interface. This doesn't get rid of any security issues, but not having tabs drives me crazy. An example is Avant and I know there are others whose names I forget.
 

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First of all you cant completely uninstall IE it is so deeply embedded in the os that if you uninstall it and wipe the folder you cant open WINDOWS EXPLORER. Because the are 1 in the same. OPEN win explorer and type in a url and watch it go to the web as for the site that wont load . RULE 1 if it dont load with firefox do go
 

dunklegend

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There's a firefox extension called IE Tab and what it does is that it will let you open IE in a firefox tab for those sites that won't open with firefox.

Give it a try.
 

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If you have IE you will have to download some programs which would save you from popups . Opera is also good as Internet Browser. :)