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Just an FYI, I will not support IE6. If you have problems with the site on IE6, please try another browser before telling me about them.

There is a custom style-sheet for IE6 on the site, but I will not be updating it as I add features to the site, so the IE6 experience will be as-is.

It's worth upgrading. Many major sites, including Google and YouTube, are discontinuing IE6 support.

IE should be at version 8 for security reasons alone, not to mention that IE8 renders pages better than IE6.

You can upgrade IE here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/worldwide-sites.aspx

If your OS can't support anything higher (Windows 2000/ME or lower), then install Firefox, Opera, Chrome, or Safari (you should do this anyway, even if your are on Windows 7, they're all better browsers than IE).

Alternative Browsers:

Firefox: http://www.getfirefox.com

Chrome: http://www.google.com/chrome

Opera: http://www.opera.com/

Safari: http://www.apple.com/safari/

Many of these browsers are also available for Mac and Linux, though Mac ships with Safari and most Linux distros ship with Firefox.

So, for clarity, IE 6 is not supported. If you want to stick with IE, at least upgrade to IE7.

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Just an FYI, I will not support IE6. If you have problems with the site on IE6, please try another browser before telling me about them.

There is a custom style-sheet for IE6 on the site, but I will not be updating it, so the IE6 experience will be as-is.

It's worth upgrading. Many major sites, including Google and YouTube, are discontinuing IE6 support.

IE should be at version 8 for security reasons alone, not to mention that IE8 renders pages better than IE6.

You can upgrade IE here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/worldwide-sites.aspx

If your OS can't support anything higher (Windows 2000/ME or lower), then install Firefox, Opera, Chrome, or Safari (you should do this anyway, even if your are on Windows 7, they're all better browsers than IE).

Alternative Browsers:

Firefox: http://www.getfirefox.com

Chrome: http://www.google.com/chrome

Opera: http://www.opera.com/

Safari: http://www.apple.com/safari/

Many of these browsers are also available for Mac and Linux, though Mac ships with Safari and most Linux distros ship with Firefox.

So, for clarity, IE 6 is not supported. If you want to stick with IE, at least upgrade to IE7.

i personnly recommend Firefox.

if you browse the web using the wii that's Opera

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i personnly recommend Firefox.

if you browse the web using the wii that's Opera

I've heard firefox is slower than IE. Is that true?

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I've heard firefox is slower than IE. Is that true?

Not in my experience.

Though if speed is what you want, go for Chrome or Safari. It seems like every release number the swap between #1 and #2 in terms of fastest rendering.

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Guest FoXXX

Not in my experience.

Though if speed is what you want, go for Chrome or Safari. It seems like every release number the swap between #1 and #2 in terms of fastest rendering.

Opera imho is the fastest browser, especially loading flash videos...

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It's disturbing on how many people still use it :S

It shouldn't be that surprising, as a lot of people believe that Internet Explorer 6.0 can be handled a lot easier than the newer versions of Internet Explorer on their older PCs. Not everyone is able to afford new PCs every couple of years, y'know? I know a couple of people whom are still using PCs with Windows 3.1 (DOS) in them!

On the other hand, it is always a good idea to discourage people from continuously using out-dated technologies.

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was fire fox just ment for games? like i downloaded it once for Star wars BF2 because it was required idk why but it didn't do much but make my computer lag! but  battle front 2 worked fine!

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No. Firefox is a full browser, meant to be a full browser. It's a descendant of Netscape.

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i personnly recommend Firefox.

Current choices are heavily influenced by your specific needs. Most browsers (except IE6 and IE7) have at least adequate standards compliance (will display webpages correctly) and speed (optimized javascript engines and such).

However, there are some things to consider:

Firefox is very consistent and has lots of customizability, but it's slow on Mac and doesn't currently support H.264 video (what YouTube is moving towards).

Safari is very very fast (on Mac at least), and very very accurate, but lacks customizability.

Chrome is very very fast (on all OSs), but it's still in beta and can crash easier than other browsers. It also has very few features or customizability.

Opera is powerful and feature-packed (it wants to be more than a web browser), but it's not the most fast or accurate. If you want those major features, it's great. Otherwise it can feel a bit bulky.

Internet Explorer is pretty much the bare-bones in terms of features. It's still trying to catch up to pretty much every other feature of every other browser.

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Another bugger about Firefox, which has become my preferred browser of choice, is that some encrypted web pages, such as my online bank account, won't work in it, so I have to have a IE plugin.

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Another bugger about Firefox, which has become my preferred browser of choice, is that some encrypted web pages, such as my online bank account, won't work in it, so I have to have a IE plugin.

That's not a problem with Firefox, it's a problem with some website developers who are stuck in the 90's and design their sites to only work with IE. It's funny, Opera will let you click an option so that Opera lies about what it is, telling the web server that it is IE. Then the sites work, lol.

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That's not a problem with Firefox, it's a problem with some website developers who are stuck in the 90's and design their sites to only work with IE. It's funny, Opera will let you click an option so that Opera lies about what it is, telling the web server that it is IE. Then the sites work, lol.

I know, and I've told my mother, who works at said bank, several times that they should give their current web designer/programmer a kick in the back and out of the door and employ someone who have realised IE isn't the only browser out there.

I might end up giving Opera a try some day. But for now, I'm happy with FireFox.

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