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    This is a discussion on Opera within the General chat forums, part of the Community channel category; I know there's been a bit of a debate on here recently about the best browser to use, so how ...

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      Opera

      I know there's been a bit of a debate on here recently about the best browser to use, so how does Opera compare against the likes of Firefox and IE7.

      It seems that Firefox is the favourite at present. Have tried it and personally I thought it was better at loading some sites than others.

      Have yet to try IE7 (and I know that it's set for automatic update on 1/11) so in the meantime rather than download Opera I thought I'd get peoples' views on it first.


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      i had Opera a couple of years ago and wasn't that impressed but to be honest not tried it since ill add it to my "to do" list lol
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      GEt opera lol, I made the change from being a firefox fan and am never going back, built in irc and bittorent clients ftp client pop email, tabs work better in opera. amazing download manager clicking on the address bar brings up a sub menu for your top 10 visited websites fav and a home button.

      try it for yourself its worth it.

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      Righto theg.Sounds like a good recommendation then m8.Are you going to download the new IE7 as a matter of interest?

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      Also maybe you can answer my IE7 question under the useful resources postings.

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      I have IE7 on aswell but it nearlu killed xp, for some reason it deleted a dll file windows uses for starting up explorer and task manager lol.

      Had to boot into safe mode use cmd to explore and then open opera and download the dll and then copy using cmd to windows sys 32 was not a fun 30 mins.

      but was probably my fault for ignoring the install instructions lol.
      what questions you need answerd m8.

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      I have just changed over from Internet Explorer 6 to Firefox, I did use it briefly before but am going to stick with it this time.

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      The Test!

      OK, So I download all three, The latest versions,

      I downloaded a File from ftp.mirror.ac.uk! And here are the results!

      Firefox!



      Internet Explorer 7



      Opera!


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      Fibre, in layman's terms what did the results prove m8?Cheers.

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      lol, It shows which browser was faster!

      But this depends on your computer config!
      Those tests were done on a computer;
      Running XP - Pro SP2
      1GB Ram
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