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    "Its beta software - bye, bye Avant Brower, hello IE 7!"

    October 6, 2006  |   By ryork272


    Tabbed display. Nothing else. Its buggy, not ready for prime time. Resets all of your settings and redefines standard naming conventions (remember "Favorites"?). Do not install this software.


    I have used Avant for years. I am REALLY disappointed in the 11.x version. It is REALLY bad. I wrote Anderson (the developer) and told him about my less than thrilling experience. I told him that I wanted to go back to the previous version 10.58. He told me to go to the forum and they would help me with the new version. In other words, NO, I cannot install the previous version. Hey Anderson, I have news for you - its gone! I uninstalled and installed the newest IE version 7. Guess what? Its far more stable than Avant, doesn't blow away your settings, has a tabbed interface and many other great features. Bye, bye Avant Browser, hello IE 7.

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  • Reply by the virus killer on October 8, 2006

    I dont know lots about avant browser , but i can tell you that using ie is the worst mistake you can make. Using the most popular software brings many attractions . Im talking about the security side of things . Im not sure how much familar you are on this matter , but i can tell you that IE is a very popular target for hackers , malware , viruses , spyware etc. Im not telling you to go back to avant , but im DEFINATELY sure that you should'nt go to IE. My reccomendation use Mozilla Firefox or Opera . I use Mozilla Firefox and i can assure you its better than IE or avant browser . I have used avant browser too , it has'nt knocked my socks off eithar but i still would reccomend any browser othor than ie. My advise is just to use any othor browser than IE. Most problems on the net are because of ie explorer . IN GENERAL JUST GIVE MOZILLA FIREFOX A GO AND SEE WHAT YOU THINK OF IT.

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