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Firefox 1.5 on the street yet IE version 1.7 is still not available!

Posted by geeknews at 11:52 AM on December 10, 2005

Those of you still using Internet Explorer need to realize that you are running one of the most dangerous applications on the Internet today! Do you realize that IE7 which was announced to be available summer of 2005 is still no where to be seen. Do you know that people are actually trying to compare Firefox version 1.5 with IE7?

Internet Explorer version 7 may not be vapor ware but it is as close to that definition as any application that is being hyped and talked about today. Microsoft blew it plain and simple and for a long time had a strategy of we don’t care about your browser and your security.

How many of you have parents or relatives that have spyware, malware and computers that are running at the speed of snail because they have been using a browser that is about as secure as a open jail cell with no keepers. Don’t get me wrong Firefox is not 100% immune but you will be about a magnitude of a 1000 more safe running Firefox than you will running the Internet Explorer version 6.0

I cannot tell you the number of times I have walked up to a PC and seen IE running on it and said oh man your running IE why in the world are you running that. If your still running IE version 6 and have not switched to Firefox all I can say is you have been warned.

For more were this comes from read this -> [Asa]

2 Comments

  1. From Jeremy Emberling at 4:59 pm on December 10, 2005

    Todd, you said IE 1.7, lol.
    Anyway, check out the IE Tab extension for Firefox. I have been using on those Active X sites and it works great. I have a beta version of IE 7 and I have to say I’m not impressed. They did a horrible job on the tabs, and the UI is different in a way that my dad didn’t know what was going on. That was enough to convince him to move over to Firefox, and with the IE tab, there’s no reason not to.

  2. From rainbowfly at 5:42 am on December 11, 2005

    Amen!!

    I think Microsoft is too busy following Google around to spend the appropriate time fixing their own demons. How long has IE been known to be the best source of spyware ever? I’ve known for over a year or better, and they still haven’t fixed it, or come up with a solution?