Google Chrome or Firefox web browser?

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    So I've been using Firefox for a few years now but was recently turned on to TACO addon. There's where the problem started. It will periodically lock up Firefox for a few seconds every so often, and often enough to be quite aggravating. So I did a little research and yes, other Firefox users have complained of the same thing. My son runs google chrome and it appears this doesn't happen with that. So I've installed google chrome and I'm just starting to test drive it some. Pretty different from Firefox so it'll take some getting used to. But, the locking up issue with TACO is gone with the chrome. I reinstalled Adblock Plus also. Can't live without them now.

    But I'm wondering, google chrome or Firefox? What are your preferences?

    Please don't say Internet Explorer 9 ... :eusa_hand:
     
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    What does TACO do?

    I've uninstalled FF and re-installed the older 4.0 because I missed all the older add-ons.
    I keep most of them disabled until I need 'em so they don;t interfere with what I'm doing.

    Chrome works fine for me. No real compliants.
    I just LIKE FF better.

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    Use Ghostery instead of TACO.
    It does the same thing...in fact I believe it is older than TACO.
    I have been using Ghostery for at least a year or so - and never a problem in FF.
     
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    I like Firefox better myself, but that could just be because I'm so used to it.

    There's a link to TACO in my OP, just click on TACO and it will tell you all about it.

    https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/ghostery/reviews/
     
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    firefox has a free feature to covert youtube videos to mp3
     
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    I don't know... so far I've been using google chrome all day, and I must say, I prefer Firefox over this chrome by far. But, the problem of the browser locking up from TACO is gone.

    Hmmm... what to do... :doubt:
     
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    I also use it's video hunter to snag Youtube videos
    :cool:
     
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    I use ghostery too.
    Also use StopScript and AdBlockerPlus
    :cool:
     
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    Firefox was my engine of choice for years. Then they did an upgrade that totally messed up the way they did news reading. That was when Chrome first came out, and i switched then and have not gone back
     
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    I uninstalled the "new" FF, and went here:
    Download Firefox 4.0 - FileHippo.com
    And downloaded FF 4.0

    I just say "no" when any update popups show up
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