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Old 04-06-06, 05:01 PM
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Who got IE 7 Beta?

Is it worth to download?
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not bad

a few incompatibilities on a few websites though, but it's pretty good
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The computer tech guy at my school has installed the IE demo and Mozilla's Bon Echo on ALL the computers in ALL the labs...the one time I tried to launch IE7 the program crashed. Bon Echo ran fine during all of my normal tasks (e mail, news checks, DVD talk...)

I'm not sure why he has these trial versions on all the computers, but he's the "tech guy"...
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Hated it. I like my Maxthon better.
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Been on Maxthon since it was myIE2 and have no plans on changing over. I might still check out IE7 though.
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I tried the IE7 beta a while ago, but found no need to change from Maxthon either as it's the best combination of IE and Firefox.
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Originally Posted by matome
I tried the IE7 beta a while ago, but found no need to change from Maxthon either as it's the best combination of IE and Firefox.
It is, but it's still subject to the IE vulnerabilities..
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It is, but it's still subject to the IE vulnerabilities..
If you configure AD Hunter in Maxthon correctly, you actually have less vulnerabilities than just plain Internet Explorer. This is especially true of ActiveX object blocking.
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Originally Posted by reubs82
The computer tech guy at my school has installed the IE demo and Mozilla's Bon Echo on ALL the computers in ALL the labs...the one time I tried to launch IE7 the program crashed. Bon Echo ran fine during all of my normal tasks (e mail, news checks, DVD talk...)
Your school "tech guy" is an idiot who shouldn't be allowed to touch a computer.
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Originally Posted by RayChuang
If you configure AD Hunter in Maxthon correctly, you actually have less vulnerabilities than just plain Internet Explorer. This is especially true of ActiveX object blocking.
Oh really? Cuz I LOVED Maxthon, but I kept getting the same problems that I did with IE. I eventually switched over to Firefox.
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I liked Avant, never tried Maxthon/MYIE2.

I was reading the Avant forum to see if an IE7 version was in the works and I think I read that Avant is already compatible with IE7. I guess it keeps the same backend API for these types of applications, so Maxthon may go right over IE7 too.
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Originally Posted by Rogue588
It is, but it's still subject to the IE vulnerabilities..
True as Maxthon is basically a shell, but I've never had a problem with vulnerabilities and I don't have to worry about site incompatibilites and memory hogging.
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I wonder if I download the IE 7 Beta, will it upgraded from my IE 6 or seperated? If I don't like IE7 and I don't want a problem after uninstall the IE7 in order to get my IE 6 working again.
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When I tried the IE7 beta a few months ago it replaced 6 on my machine. There was no uninstaller and MS said you had to do a system restore point to get it back to 6, which I was able to do with no problem. I haven't tried the 7 beta since, but I believe it may have an uninstaller now as I saw one in the add/remove programs list of another persons computer.
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You can uninstall it , it just doesnt show default in the remove programs. You just click the SHOW UPDATES box up top then it shows IE7 and remove it like normal.

Its ok but really annoys me, Favs folder things is annoying and for life of me I cant figure out how to close a window without having to do stupid shit. Fuck IE7
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The only thing I saw that I liked about IE7 was the small tab to add a new tab-window. I use Avant and I hope they add that feature. Other than that it'll be a cold day in hell before I use IE again.
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I tried Bon Echo last week, and its search text (ctrl+f)) feature was crashing too much and its bookmarking feature seemed to be really buggy so I had to go back to Firefox 1.5.

I have not tried IE7 yet. Is the beta only for Windows XP? Too bad since 2000 needs a real IE update though I do have XP.
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beta and microsoft are two words I don't want together on any program I install
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Yeah. After switching to Firefox on my HP, I am fine never using any version of IE on it again.

Firefox lets me surf MySpace with ease.

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