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Internet Explorer’s Main Problems December 8, 2007

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There are countless bugs in Internet Explorer, but here are the main reasons to choose a free alternative.

  • Prone to viruses and worms
  • Renders pages incorrectly. Web designers then need to spend extra time working so that pages work in Internet Explorer. This puts costs up, and slows the web down.
  • Doesn’t let people resize certain text sizes. This means those with poor sight cannot read small text on many sites.
  • Far slower program than other web browsers
  • Far larger program than other web browsers
  • Isn’t as user-centric as other web browsers. It lacks many handy features such as tabbed browsing and integrated search
  • Doesn’t support PNG images properly. Security is great, however.

US Government warns against Internet Explorer December 8, 2007

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Internet Exploder will harm your machine

TRY USING FIREFOX, http://www.mozilla.org

By Tamlin Magee: Wednesday, 30 June 2004, 1:54 PM


THE US GOVERNMENT has sent out a warning out to internet users through its Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT), pleading users to stop using Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.Following a malware attack last week which targeted a known flaw in IE, like so many other attacks, the US-CERT recommended using alternative browsers thanks to their increased security. Microsoft is hurriedly trying to increase IE’s security with the Windows XP Service Pack 2, but it’s not fast enough for many.

In a vulnerability note released by US-CERT, it says “there are a number of significant vulnerabilities in technologies relating to the IE domain” and that “it is possible to reduce exposure to these vulnerabilities by using a different web browser.” Well, they’re right.

The latest “extremely critical” IE bug has still not been patched by Microsoft.