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Old 03-29-2012, 07:17 AM   #1
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I have a 6 year old Dell laptop that's running Win XP Pro SP3, Intel 2 GHz processor and 1 GB or RAM. The loptop is used for web browsing and kids watch videos from the internet on it too. I'm using IE 8. A lot of the time I have multiple windows and 5 to 8 tabs open. When that happens the computer becomes really slow. I'm wondering if switching to a different browser would help with this issue. Any input is appreciated.

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I would say Google Chrome as it seems to be the fastest. But i think most of it is just personal Preference.

IE,Firefox,Chrome are the three most used.

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i would also say google Chrome, its just the fastest i know of, and IE being the slowest, but i mainly use Firefox because of it's sturdiness
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Chrome will help a little but the best way to speed up a computer with multiple browser tabs open is to upgrade the RAM. Run the Crucial System Scanner. This will tell you what type of RAM you have an your upgrade options.
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I recommend Firefox.

Google Chrome used to crash often on my PC. Never had any problems with Firefox. Speed is moderate and stable.
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I recommend Firefox.

Google Chrome used to crash often on my PC. Never had any problems with Firefox. Speed is moderate and stable.

Do you have Adobe Flash Player preinstalled before downloading and using Chrome? Chrome as embedded Adobe Flash already.
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I use three of them.

1:- Internet explorer for youtube.
2:- Firefox for checking my (and competitor) website stats.
3:- google chrome for general browsing and googling.
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I’m using chrome before because of its fast browsing capabilities though it consumes a higher RAM. But now I’m back to Firefox because I’m having issues with chrome these past weeks – it becomes slow.

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