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  • 2.0 stars

    "Light, fast but incomplete"

    November 13, 2009  |   By liveinNH

    Pros

    Small footprint, loads up fast, loads pages quickly, clean interface

    Cons

    does not work on some sites, incomplete functionality makes it hard to use

    Summary

    I guess there is a reason that Firefox and IE 8 use more RAM and take more time to load up. Overall, not a viable day to day browser.

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  • Reply by nightflyre9 on November 22, 2009

    Opera had trouble rendering four of my favorite sites, but after a little tinkering with java, they all work perfectly. Opera is light, fast, and ABSOLUTELY COMPLETE. It blows Firefox, Chrome, and Safari out of the water.

  • Reply by kendawson on November 15, 2009

    I've found that by changing my cookie settings to zero privacy, Opera will work on virtually any site. What does that tell you about IE and Firefox?

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