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Firefox Browser Complaint - Firefox or Avant browser?

Review by tander on 2007-01-15
AT MY COMPUTER, MINNESOTA -- I'm once again trying Firefox. I keep reading reviews on it, on how good it is and I see all the extensions you can use with it, that you can't use with Avant Browser. Firefox is slow compared to Avant. I keep getting these reset connection errors that I never get with Avant. the 2 browsers are a lot alike, they both have tabbed pages, everything generally is the same except it's slower for some reason loading pages. I guess I will once again uninstall Firefox and go back to Avant. Hopefully Avant some day will make some extensions you can use.
Comments:9 Replies - Latest reply on 2007-01-16
Posted by Sparticus on 2007-01-16:
I use Firefox and have not noticed any performance problems. Perhaps the sites your are visiting are slow? I know this site seems to slow down a bit sometimes during the evening... perhaps peak times.
Posted by tander on 2007-01-16:
Sparticus I'm back on Avant again. Have you tried Avant, for some reason the pages load faster for me with this.
Posted by MRM on 2007-01-16:
I don't use Firefox nor Avant to browse the web. I use the new Internet Explorer 7. IE7 also has tabbed browsing and more security features such as anti-phishing.Unlike Firefox and Avant, IE7 is compatible with all the websites including banking and online shopping. With a good firewall installed, I have never gotten any malware or virus on my computer while using IE7.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-01-16:
The choice of browser is up to the user. There are a few web sites that will only work with IE. Apparent speed can depend on many factors including the type of connection and routing. I use FireFox simply because it is not tied in to Windows.
Posted by Sparticus on 2007-01-16:
Perhaps I'll give this Avant browser a try. Never heard of it! Another one I use on occasion is the Opera browser...
Posted by lobo65 on 2007-01-16:
I love Firefox, and have never had a problem with it. I run the free Zone Alarm firewall, Norton Anti-Virus, and Adaware SE Plus spyware blocker as well, and that has kept me safe thus far.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-01-16:
eeyhh ... what the heck! I'll give Avant a try, I'm a user of both firefox and IE. It could't hurt.
Posted by DebtorBasher on 2007-01-16:
It's not the brower, it's the browsie.
Posted by Anonymous on 2007-01-16:
DB, I agree...I stick with IE, myself.

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