SRWare Iron 20.0.1150.1 User Reviews

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  • 1.0 stars

    "Didn't Work With Windows 7"

    May 7, 2012  |   By ElObomo

    Version: SRWare Iron 18.0.1050

    Pros

    Never got that far to make a call.

    Cons

    Wouldn't install Flash player, wouldn't play several sites including www.terena.org/webcam. After getting the install flash player 10 message - it froze up. Guess it doesn't like Americans?

    Summary

    Didn't work on my new computer. Installed it on my old computer a year ago but, like IE8, the more you used it, the slower it ran.

    Updated on May 7, 2012

    Tried again and it worked on the third attempt. OK so far, but about the same speed as IE9. Google maps you have to click the direction of the pointer, can't use the left - right keys. I better not get any malware.

    Updated on May 8, 2012

    OK browser, the choice if Chromium browsers are your thing. It's Google Chrome minus the spyware and tracking devices. :)

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  • 5.0 stars

    "One of the Good ones!"

    February 23, 2012  |   By ITExpert2009

    Version: SRWare Iron 17.0.1000.0

    Pros

    Fast just like Chrome but better because they do not track you at all.

    Cons

    None that I can think of.......

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Great for anyone who doesn't like to be tracked!"

    February 21, 2012  |   By Magic14u

    Version: SRWare Iron 17.0.1000.0

    Pros

    Fast and clean interface. Chrome but not Chrome.

    Cons

    After using it for a year, I've not found fault.

    Summary

    Techies favourite.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "WUNDERBAR and OUTSTANDING"

    January 23, 2012  |   By ComputerLuvr

    Version: SRWare Iron 16.0.950.0

    Pros

    Very fast and very secure and very user friendly

    Cons

    None at the moment

    Summary

    This has become my favorite browser. What's also really nice about the browser is that my favorite theme from Google Chrome works beautifully with it. And it is fast! It's in German, but, you can translate (those pages) it easily and quickly. The Germans always make good stuff. ;) As an IT professional I highly recommend this browser. This is the one I've been searching for!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It's Chrome without Google's nose in it"

    November 22, 2011  |   By x-15a2

    Version: SRWare Iron 15.0.900.1

    Pros

    Based on the Chrome open-source code, with the Google data gathering removed. Works with all tested Chrome add ins. If you're a long time Chrome user, you won't notice the difference.

    Cons

    May take a bit to get the most current Chrome release, especially at the rate that they've been pushed out the door. But it is definitely well worth the wait.

    Summary

    If you like Chrome but you don't like the mass data collection that Google does with it, give SRWare's Iron a try, it's great.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Powerful & The Best Browser"

    November 18, 2011  |   By antoalan

    Version: SRWare Iron 15.0.900.1

    Pros

    Simple, Fast & Powerful browser

    Cons

    Not able to find any

    Summary

    Had been using Firefox but when it got forcibly upgraded to v8 & which is not that better as v3.5, tried SRWare & found this to be awesome. Works with all types of plugins,addons automatically w/o bothering to download / update each time.
    My suggestion, pls try once & you'll never come out of it again...believe me!!!

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Secure Alternative to Google Chrome"

    November 13, 2011  |   By Vinodmotiraman

    Version: SRWare Iron 15.0.900.1

    Pros

    1) No user-specific information is sent to Google
    2) search data won't be transmitted to Google
    2) No Memory Hog

    Cons

    None so far

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  • 5.0 stars

    "Spectacular"

    October 22, 2011  |   By toofastview

    Version: SRWare Iron 14.0.850

    Pros

    Faster than chrome, can be chrome, but mindful of our security, and no memory leak unlike chrome

    Cons

    There are no cons as of now

    Summary

    Greater than chrome, lightweight, fast. Recommended for browsing.

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  • 5.0 stars

    "It's quick"

    October 15, 2011  |   By tehahn1

    Version: SRWare Iron 14.0.850

    Pros

    I like it better than slim broswer and ie9

    Cons

    making it the default browser

    Summary

    Great Job. Well done

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  • 3.0 stars

    "Like a German Version of Comodo Dragon, But Not As Good"

    October 13, 2011  |   By TonyBeGoode

    Version: SRWare Iron 14.0.850

    Pros

    Chromium based browser with enhanced privacy controls - no data is sent back to Google. It's partly configured out of the box, so easy to get up and running, which is good because...

    Cons

    ...very limited extensions and themes available (unlike Dragon, which can use anything in Google Chrome's Galleries, SRWare's is tiny by comparison). The worst thing about it, however, (aside from the occasional glitch in Google's German to English Translator), is that it will spam you quite often, while performing ordinary tasks. Imagine, a browser with a built-in spammer; you'll never again have to check your e-mail to get spammed !

    Summary

    While it may protect your privacy from Google, Iron can't seriously be considered a security browser until it adds an extension to protect you from itself. The limited number of themes and extensions actually shocked me and the advertisements offended me. Thanks for the test drive, but you can keep it. When I want privacy, I'll stay with the far superior Comodo Dragon.

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