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Poobah
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Friends,

No, am NOT going to the dark side! In the process of working with the developer of my web site makeover, we've encountered the IE heebie-jeebies for PC's. Apparently IE is notorious for sloppy compliance with w3 standards.

The developer has worked out the kinks, but is there a different browser that works well for pc's? I looked at the Firefox/Mozilla site, but it keeps defaulting to the Mac version since I'm on a Mac. - Trying to find out if they produce a PC browser.

Or are there others? Would like to recommend something up-to-date to family & friends.


"For what is age but youth's full bloom,
A riper, more transcendent youth" - Oliver Wendell Holmes
 
Posts: 2074 | Location: West Bloomfield MI USA | Registered: June 13, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Yes, Firefox produces a PC browser. They are the #2 browser after IE.

You can also look at Opera, but Firefox is usually the choice of people avoiding IE.


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Posts: 5470 | Location: Sterling Heights, Mi | Registered: January 25, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
Poobah
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Firefox is definitely available for the Windows platform.
 
Posts: 2284 | Location: Ann Arbor MI USA | Registered: October 22, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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On one page fetched by http://getfirefox.com, there is a tiny link beneath the big button that says, "Other Systems and Languages" that takes you to
http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/all.html. On another, there is an explicit link for Windows.


Firefox v3 is my browser of choice for both Mac OS X and Windows (and Linux, if I ever run it).

I even use the same FireFox profile files on Windows as on Mac. I have only used Safari to check that it works at all. I only use IE to get Windows updates.
 
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Poobah
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Thanks ever so much everyone. VERY helpful.


"For what is age but youth's full bloom,
A riper, more transcendent youth" - Oliver Wendell Holmes
 
Posts: 2074 | Location: West Bloomfield MI USA | Registered: June 13, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Also don't forget that Safari is also available for Windows. Safari continues to gain in market share too.


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