BlackHawk Web Browser

BlackHawk Web Browser

Average User Rating:
3.4
out of 12 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    1.0.205
  • Total Downloads:
    20,327
  • Date Added:
    Apr. 06, 2011
  • Price:
    Free
  • File Size:
    25.74MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    188
  • Platform:
    Windows
  • Product ranking:
    #46 in Web Browsers

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2 stars

"It crashes a lot"

November 14, 2013  |  By ajw11764

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 1.0.505

Pros

It is fast, I have to give it that

Cons

It is slow at load pages with a lot of graphics and it crashes a lot before it fully loads a web page.

Summary

My other computer died so I dug out my old computer that was running on windows 98. I downloaded Blackhawk for the speed as soon as I get a new computer, I won't be using the Blackhawk browser.

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1 stars

"What's the point?"

June 06, 2013  |  By DarkSwanKnight

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.305

Pros

None that I can think of.

Cons

It's just a cheap knock-off from Chrome.

Summary

A browser called "BlackHawk" and yet its logo is of a Bald Eagle? That's just plain dumb.

Stick with Chrome and if you want alternative, either use Dragon or Iron. Anything else is a waste of time.

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5 stars

"Good browser!"

April 14, 2013  |  By MartinJackman

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.305

Pros

Fast
Stable
Light-ish
Free

Cons

Updates?
Nothing else so far but see below.

Summary

Having tried, and gotten tired of, the big browsers I decided to test some of the more obscure ones. About 20 of them in all. SlimBrowser was promising but couldn't open gmail/ymail. It juddered and stalled a few times - enough for me to stop using it. Some browsers are worth installing just to give your friends a laugh at parties (see "Laser Web Browser").
I finally got around to BlackHawk and so far it's been worth it. I haven't loaded it up with extensions or plug-ins (just adblockplus) and it hasn't crashed, frozen or displayed any bothersome idiosyncrasies. It does however launch blackhawk.exe every time you open a new tab and CPU usage tops 52% sometimes.
A good test for me is to print from a web page so I printed off some boarding passes and it worked brilliantly.
BlackHawk has become a very faithful and reliable friend. I use it for heavy browsing and just about everything now. For alternatives I use Homepage5, Midori and Fast Web X2 which are way lighter with reduced functionality. Midori is promising but it decides to take a holiday occasionally.

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5 stars

"BlackHawk is what Chrome wished it were"

October 03, 2012  |  By Green_Star1

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.305

Pros

Is FREE
Is Fastest of the three Browsers on my computer
It is Stable, has not crashed even once
It retains it's settings
Does not appear to hog resources

Cons

could use some better addons

Summary

If there was just one or two of my favorite addons for it then BlackHawk would be my default browser over Firefox. It is faster and more stable than FireFox.
And where it kinda looks like Chrome, That is as far as it goes. This is a real serious web browser, Where Chrome is a very bad joke.

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2 stars

"Was my favorite browser !"

June 30, 2012  |  By desertdan1

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.205

Pros

If it works it has them all beat!

Cons

After recent up date Blackhawk went where no bird should go !!! I have run this for a year and no problems. But the other day they came out with a up-date and that was that, slow loading / freezing up/ warning window "BlackHawk needs to shut down" ????

Summary

So I tried uninstalling and re-installing twice didn't help? So I removed it and put on WRWares Iron browser also a chrome based browser and it works like a champ? I will keep trying BlackHawk it is or was my favorite!

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5 stars

"A very sleek version of Chrome."

June 30, 2012  |  By GCG1000

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.205

Pros

Safe, fast & stable. Delivers very good performance with no bloat!

Cons

Like to see this new version with the original BH toolbar icons.

Summary

Good, clean and free. Still my default browser with no major complaints. Highly recommend.

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4 stars

"BH 2.0 is a very good browser."

April 29, 2012  |  By GCG1000

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 2.0.195

Pros

Excellent GUI
Compatible with most Chrome extensions
Super fast
Once you clean out it's prepackaged Chrome extension bloat it becomes a lean & mean browsing machine.
Very stable & Solid app.

Cons

None to report at this time.

Summary

It's FREE so give it a try! The folks at NetGate have created one very fine Chrome-based browser!

Updated on May 5, 2012

Using BH as my default with no complaints.

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4 stars

"Nice alternative to Chrome."

December 13, 2011  |  By GCG1000

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 1.0.705

Pros

Fast and stable. Handles most Chrome extensions well, at least the ones I use. Nice clean GUI. With LastPass, a very secure browser.

Cons

None found yet.

Summary

Give BH a try!

Updated on Dec 16, 2011

Currently testing BH as my default browser. No major issues. Works well.

Updated on Jan 13, 2012

Appears to work w/o any flaws.

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1 stars

"Leaves a lot to be desired."

July 15, 2011  |  By pickycustomer

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 1.0.305

Pros

Very fast install.

Cons

Way too many!

Summary

Easy to download and install. After that it all goes downhill. When I went to import settings from Firefox the only option was IE, Firefox was not an option. Help section was no help. Add-ons were few. Not sure if this is a "release candidate" or still in beta. Until NetGate improves Blackhawk (maybe by version 5.0) I'll stick with Firefox. Looks like a cross between Chrome and Firefox but caters to MicroSoft. Firefox here I come!

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4 stars

"It's a Chrome clone"

July 14, 2011  |  By chingonkid

 |  Version: BlackHawk Web Browser 1.0.305

Pros

The speed and simplicity of Chrome

Cons

Not that original

Summary

It's just like Chrome but with a black skin, I can't tell what bloatware they supposedly got rid off.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 1.0.205
Version 1.0.205 may include unspecified updates, enhancements, or bug fixes.
General
Publisher NetGate Technologies
Publisher web site http://www.spy-emergency.com
Release Date April 06, 2011
Date Added April 06, 2011
Version 1.0.205
Category
Category Browsers
Subcategory Web Browsers
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 2003, Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows XP
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 25.74MB
File Name bh-setup-ngt.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 20,327
Downloads Last Week 188
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Not available
Price Free

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