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Have I converted ? After many many long time calling everybody lemmings for using Chrome I have eventually installed it and can quite honestly say I am happy. Seems much faster than Intercrap Explorer and Fire "Not Responding" Fox. I shall give it a whirl over the weekend and see how I go :thumb:
 
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Evan,

I made the switch about two weeks ago and could not be happier. As a long time Firefox user I became completely unsatisfied several months ago as my sessions would not respond. I moved to IE, but some of the extensions did not work. Worse than that was the consumption of resources and latency.

Moving to Chrome so far seems to be good. It was easy to import my bookmarks, the link bar is editable so I can have quick access to my favorite dozen sites, and the performance in my opinion is very good.

Just my $0.02.

Stoneboysteve
 

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What I would like to know is why when I look in Task Manage > Processes, is there 5 instances of Chrome ? I have Chrome open with one tab, which is PCReview
 
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I to have started using it and i like what i see.
IE seems to freeze to often so i'm mostly using Opera & GC now.:thumb:
 
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What I would like to know is why when I look in Task Manage > Processes, is there 5 instances of Chrome ? I have Chrome open with one tab, which is PCReview
Evan,

If you right click in the top bar on Chrome it shows you the Chrome Task manager and the details of each process.

Stoneboysteve
 

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Evan,

If you right click in the top bar on Chrome it shows you the Chrome Task manager and the details of each process.


Stoneboysteve
Ah ok, cool, that explains the 5 instances I am seen in Task Manager then . I shall be doing a lot of Googling tonight on all things Chrome :thumb:
 
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Chrome for the win. Much faster than any other browser at starting up and seems alot more stable. Dont know why ie and firefox take so long to start up when chrome is instant!
 

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So far I am very happy with Chrome.I don't know why I didn't switch earlier :thumb:
 

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Nothing wrong with the load times on my FF*, if its taking a long time then it may be down to any RSS feeds of an extension....

*Though it is installed onto my SSD. :D
 
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I just tried to download Google Chrome. Seems you can't download the software and then install it, it only gives an install option. It also told me I was awesome. If there's one word I detest it is 'awesome' :mad:

But ok, I want to try it so I clcicked on install. Ten minutes later nothing has happened. Click on link 'in case of difficulty' and that little beige bar pops up. Rght click, select 'download file'. Ten minutes later nothing happened.

This is Win 7, btw.

Oh well, I tried. Will stick with IE8 which I've never had a problem with. Not pro-microsoft but I am pro-something-that-works-well and I feel comfortable with.
 

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Same here FF loads in an instant!

If its taking a while to load then that is probably down to the performance of your pc and what you have running and open at the time and also same as VR said earlier possibly an Add-on that is loading under the browser
 
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I have been using FF for ages......at times it's so sssssslllllllooooooooowwwwwwwww.
 

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I just tried to download Google Chrome. Seems you can't download the software and then install it, it only gives an install option. It also told me I was awesome. If there's one word I detest it is 'awesome' :mad:

But ok, I want to try it so I clcicked on install. Ten minutes later nothing has happened. Click on link 'in case of difficulty' and that little beige bar pops up. Rght click, select 'download file'. Ten minutes later nothing happened.

This is Win 7, btw.

Oh well, I tried. Will stick with IE8 which I've never had a problem with. Not pro-microsoft but I am pro-something-that-works-well and I feel comfortable with.
https://www.srware.net/en/software_srware_iron_chrome_vs_iron.php

Give this a go flops. You can download it and then install. There is even a "portable" version that you can run from the desktop or a usb stick.
:cool:
 

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I quite liked Chrome - except for one thing. It wouldn't allow me to put posts on PCR in the normal way. I ended up with some sort of half baked post which looked all wrong and I couldn't use the Smilies either.

Anyone else had that problem?

So, I went back to IE8 (can't get away with IE9). And it's quick too. :)
 

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Is 'Iron' actually a doctored version of Chrome then?

Looking at all the stuff Chrome does I'm not really keen on it. But then I wonder if IE actually does some of those things as well - I don't know.
SRWare Iron: The browser of the future - based on the free Sourcecode "Chromium" - without any problems at privacy and security

Google's Web browser Chrome thrilled with an extremely fast site rendering, a sleek design and innovative features. But it also gets critic from data protection specialists , for reasons such as creating a unique user ID or the submission of entries to Google to generate suggestions. SRWare Iron is a real alternative. The browser is based on the Chromium-source and offers the same features as Chrome - but without the critical points that the privacy concern.

We could therefore create a browser with which you can now use the innovative features without worrying about your privacy.
It is Chrome with some bits taken out.
I use it for video surfing as it works a lot faster for me than FF.

:)
 
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Chrome is great. I didn't want to switch but the constant updating from Firefox left me with no choice. my one gripe is that sometimes it is quite the resource hog. Other than that, I can't imagine without it.
 
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