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  • 3.0 stars

    "Hey - it's free and it works better than IE"

    August 15, 2011  |   By venn

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    The ability to have add-ons. It works as IE 9 doesn't seem to.

    Cons

    It seems more unstable than previous versions, so it often seems to struggle to launch. Tabs I have closed are showing up when I launch the program again-I thought it used 2 ? if I wanted 2 keep the webpages I had open before I closed the browser.

    Summary

    It is was I consistently use as there are add-ons that I need and love AND b/c it works better than other browsers, but I am a little disappointed in its functionality over the versions.

    Updated on Aug 15, 2011

    It is what I consistently use as there are add-ons that I need and love AND b/c it works better than other browsers, but I am a little disappointed in its functionality over the versions.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Tried them all, and Firefox is my favourite"

    August 14, 2011  |   By Bensubaru

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    The best web browser available in my opinion.
    Great design.
    Fast and easy to use.

    Cons

    Takes AGES to launch!

    Summary

    I've tried every web browser, and Firefox is easily my favourite. Love it.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "best for now"

    August 14, 2011  |   By alfiaqil

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    free and many function

    Cons

    so many add-on make more slow in progress

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  • 3.0 stars

    "It's OK.... just that...."

    August 13, 2011  |   By ZRMaster

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    New interface...
    Security fixes...

    Cons

    How long does your Firefox starts?
    More you install addons slower it becomes...

    Summary

    Task manager process test: (Windows XP SP3)
    Firefox 5.0 ---> 200 MB
    Internet Explorer 8.0 ---> 70 MB
    (with just one same web page opened)
    Judge yourself......

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  • 4.0 stars

    "Sucks the memory"

    August 8, 2011  |   By muhammed78

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    suckssssss!

    Cons

    suckssssss!

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  • 1.0 stars

    "WHAT A P.O.S!!!"

    August 7, 2011  |   By maddogz06

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    None that I can find!

    Cons

    Buggy, crashes, locks up when launched, incompatible with essential plug-ins and add-ons.

    Summary

    If I ever delivered a program this bad to a client, I would be fired immediately. It is TOTALLY inexcusable the Firefox 4 and now Firefox 5 are so unstable. I depend on my PC tools to make a living. If it NOT my job to re-learn something that I already know quite well just because a developer at Mozilla decides to change the look and feel of the product. It is the Mozilla developers job to accommodate users, not the other way around. If the user community at large is clamoring for a new look and feel, at least have the decency to provide a compatibility mode for those of us that DO NOT want the new look and feel. Also, why is it that with each new release of Firefox, my essential plug-ins and add-ons no longer work? Is there a VALID reason for changing the plug-in and add-on interfaces? At this point, I have given up and started using Chrome. This is not my first choice, but at least Google seems to be staffed by professionals!!!

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  • 3.0 stars

    "FF hasn't been as stable since version 3.6.x"

    August 6, 2011  |   By pentium4forever

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    Free and works well most of the time but has become more unstable since version 3.6x

    Cons

    Freezes a bit with extensions that never had issues with it in older versions, perhaps it's a development problem. Flash crashes a bit and doesn't always work well. This is coming from a longtime FF user.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Firefox is number 1"

    August 5, 2011  |   By tgho2

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    Fast, Secure, Good Design, A Great App Called, Adblock Plus to block ads, runs perfect(on windows 7)

    Cons

    Nothing is bad nothing to worry about(on Windows 7)

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Still the Best"

    August 5, 2011  |   By Ken_Saunders

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    It's snappy, loads pages fast, very secure, the most customizable browser available, provides the ability to add and change advanced settings, and Firefox provides excellent accessibility features for individuals with disabilities.

    Cons

    There isn't a Firefox OS

    Summary

    I have gotten more out of using Mozilla Firefox in the past 6+ years than I have from any other piece or type of software, ever. Even OS's.

    Mozilla has consistently delivered a solid, safe, and very fun to use product from day one, and I expect nothing less from them in the future.

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Easy to use"

    August 4, 2011  |   By eunomia

    Version: Mozilla Firefox 5.0

    Pros

    Friendly with user and easy to use.

    Cons

    not right now

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