Alternatives to IE?

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  1. dalle2620

    dalle2620 New Member

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    Hey all, new around here!

    Anyway I was wondering if there is any 'alternatives' to Internet Explorer, for windows 7?
    I used Firefox and tried Chrome on XP, but sadly I can't mouseover and see whatever I got open,
    when I use those two browsers in Win7 :(.

    So to make it short, are there any other options than IE?

    Thanks!
     
  2. stueycaster

    stueycaster Millennium Celebration Award Winner
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    Are you talking about mousing over the taskbar icon and seeing a preview? That works on Firefox and Chrome for me. Plus Firefox 3.6 will show all your open tabs.
     
  3. Saltgrass

    Saltgrass Excellent Member
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    Earlier Firefox versions will show separate previews if you open pages separately and not in tabs. I do not have version 3.6 yet.
     
  4. gavin19

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    Do you get previews with other applications? If yes then update FF/Chrome, both use Aero Peek.

    If not then, Aero Peek isn't enabled, or Aero itself isn't enabled.
     
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    I downloaded the latest Chrome, and it still doesnt work. I checked Aero Peek, and it's on. It just refuses to work with any other browser it seems :/
     
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    I tried a nightly build of 3.6 and it wasn't right yet. Then a couple days ago I got the official Beta Release and it's sweet. It really is faster. The big change is that it starts up faster. That was the only drawback I had with earlier versions. It never stopped me from using it though.
     
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    Could you give me a link to that?
     
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    Blackfryar New Member

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    I've been using Firefox 3.6 Beta and it works fine with Windows 7. I agree that it apears to be a lot faster booting up and aero peek works just dandy!
     
  10. EroticRalle

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    There is an add-on: "Winfox" It should do the job:)
     
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