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Most secure browsers for Windows 7?


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#1 jnl

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 03:36 PM

I'm probably using the worst browser, Internet Explorer. I used to use Firefox, but I was concerned with privacy issues once they teamed up with Google so I went back to Explorer. Two weeks ago I updated to version 9 of Internet Explorer and I'm constantly getting connection issues which I've never had before.

What are the better browsers when it comes to both privacy and security?

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#2 Allan

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 03:46 PM

You're over thinking it. Firefox, IE 8 or 9, Chrome, Safari - they're all fine. What's more important are your browsing habits and having a good av.

Edited by Allan, 27 July 2011 - 03:47 PM.


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Posted 27 July 2011 - 06:21 PM

IE9 has become more secure compared to older versions. Chrome also has added many security features.
Most people prefer Firefox with different add-ons like NoScript. I personally use Chrome and Firefox and consider them safer.
Like Allan has said, security is not in what browser you use but how you use it. (Obviously I am talking about latest updated mainstream browsers only)

Edited by Romeo29, 27 July 2011 - 06:22 PM.


#4 jnl

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Posted 27 July 2011 - 06:37 PM

Thanks, but the trouble is that IE 9 keeps saying the webpage cannot be displayed. This has never happened to me before, and now it happens several times a day on different sites that I normally go to. The older version of IE worked fine, but this one is really annoying.

So maybe my question should be, which of these browsers doesn't have a lot of connection problems like IE 9 seems to be having for me? Thanks!

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Posted 28 July 2011 - 06:41 AM

Roll back to IE8




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