Please Upgrad Your POS Internet Exploiter Browser

Stick_e_Mouse

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Here's a reason <A HREF="http://vibrantlogic.com/new.html" target="_new">why</A>.

Please use a MUCH better, stable, and secure Web browser like <A HREF="http://www.mozilla.org" target="_new">Mozilla</A>, <A HREF="http://www.mozilla.org/projects/phoenix/" target="_new">Firebird (former Phoenix)</A>, or <A HREF="http://www.opera.com" target="_new">Opera</A>.

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Don't click on the link it'll just crash IE. someone found an exploit that crashes IE no matter what version. I imagine it was put in to test something and wasn't taken out.

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I'm using Crazy Browser, and the only part of I.E that is used by this browser is the rendering engine. Your link still caused the browser to crash. Thanks.

By the way, I've used several different versions of Mozilla and Opera over the past couple of years in an attempt to replace I.E., and I was NOT impressed by either one. Phoenix I found to be particularly unstable, and Opera has always lacked features I prefer, which deters me from paying out my hard earned cash for a lesser application.

It would be nice to have a real option to I.E., such as back in the days when Netscape Navigator/Communicator was THE browser for the informed user, but I think that the application that will replace I.E. has not yet arrived, unfortunately. One can hope.

Your link was not a convincing argument ... it was just irritating. Show me solid data or documentation that proves I can drop Mozilla or Firebird into WinXP without yanking it out again after spending a couple of days regretting the decision to experiment with buggy open source software, and we might have something to viable to discuss. Until then, this is just your personal opinion, and as such, really belongs in the Other forum, sTiCk.

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You can read more about the bug <A HREF="http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=9288" target="_new">here</A>, <A HREF="http://www.secunia.com/advisories/8642/" target="_new">here</A>, and <A HREF="http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/319360/2003-04-20/2003-04-26/0" target="_new">here</A>. This bug (or feature) not only affects MS Internet Exploiter, but also the following MS software:

- Windows Explorer
- Outlook
- Outlook Express
- Frontpage

The crashes on all those softaware are caused by a single line of HTML:
<pre><input type crash></pre><p>
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I'm using Crazy Browser, and the only part of I.E that is used by this browser is the rendering engine. Your link still caused the browser to crash. Thanks.
Anything that uses shlwapi.dll will crash. You're welcome.

By the way, I've used several different versions of Mozilla and Opera over the past couple of years in an attempt to replace I.E., and I was NOT impressed by either one.
I could say the same thing about Internet Exploiter.

Phoenix I found to be particularly unstable.
Yes, true. Especially since the project was started only last year and has not even reached version 1.0. (I think they are like in version 0.02.5 or something -- of course it is buggy, but still more secure than I.E.).

Opera has always lacked features I prefer.
Not for me. It does everything I want a web browser to do without all the security holes and bugs.

It would be nice to have a real option to I.E.
But there is....Mozilla. It does everything Internet Exploiter does, execpt crash on one line of HTML. Mozilla also doesn't have as many bugs or security holes as I.E.

Your link was not a convincing argument ... it was just irritating.
Yes, that is the feeling most Window-ers have when everything crashes all the time.

Show me solid data or documentation that proves I can drop Mozilla or Firebird into WinXP without yanking it out again after spending a couple of days regretting the decision to experiment with buggy open source software, and we might have something to viable to discuss.
LOL! What kind of argument is that? I'll show you some data and documentation once you show me solid proof that I can use I.E. without having to worry about critical security holes/flaws in the next MONTH. And don't get me started with Microsoft's Java VM security hole....

Until then, this is just your personal opinion, and as such, really belongs in the Other forum, sTiCk.
True, it is my opinion. But I'm sure I'm not the only one that thinks a SINGLE line of HTML which causes MULTIPLE Microsoft products to crash sucks. I just wanted to post this article to inform people about the risks of I.E. If they still want to use it fine, but I warned them.....



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