Which browser do you use in XP?

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    CX380

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    I'm not sure, probably continue use of Chrome but also to own a couple of laptops on Windows 7.
     
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    I can't for the life of me understand why someone would want to watch a streaming video thru their browser when the simple DVD outclasses all of them in quality. I use Opera12.17 to watch short Youtube clips and trailers w/o having to install flash player. For all other media usage, I have MPC-HC (bundled with the CCCP codec pack) for all my video file needs...
     
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    Nope, it can't beat Blu-ray on your TV either.
     
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    Dunno, especially the fact that Flash is a piece of garbage.

    Just try viewing anything in dailymotion using flash, it skips too much because the program is absolute rubbish.

    It's easier to download for offline viewing but this degrades the quality a little.
     
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    Degraded quality of downloaded video.

    Hello All,

    Certainly agree that Flash is ready for Steptoe and Son.

    I do a fair amount of video downloading from YouTube and a lot to do with the quality of the downloaded file seems to be the program one uses to download video with.

    YouTube Downloader HD is the program I use. It always looks for the highest quality vid/download first. The settings are, 360, 480, 720, and 1080.

    Like most I use Media Player Home Cinema Classic (64 bit).

    YouTude Downloader HD is freeware and intuitive to use.

    Regards,

    Mark. (Aunty Jack).
     
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    Termingamer2-JD

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    I use the K-Lite Mega Codec Pack because I don't wish to install another media player other than WMP9.

    I prefer to download from dailymotion if available since usually the video quality for a HD clip is better from there.

    If I need to use it in Movie Maker I convert it to a supported format like .MPG or .WMV using online-convert service.
     
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    I do have Windows Xp in my other laptop and I use Firefox and sometimes Chrome. I think, that these browsers support Windows XP properly.
     
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    Chrome will end the xp support in 2016.
    As to me, I use k-meleon, a light, reliable browser made from firefox.
     
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    How does SeaMonkey get along with videos say like on Twitter or Youtube? Is it hard to find the right Flash Player or is that Flash Player now unsupported and all those bad messages we get? I'm settling in with Iron but I might try one more. Been doing a little reading on Seamonkey. Thanks much! jack ":-Dx
     
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    Firefox Portable my choice. When I finally got hi-speed inet, provider required IE to install (macaffey) AV. Way back I switched to Netscape Navagator, ('member it?) (<-Really liked NN) Tried Opera when it was free, Back then, some outfit/group designed a really nice browser that ran off a single 1.44 floppy disk. Tried a few of these so-called lite browsers, it seems they still hadnt learned to walk yet, just crawled along, , , My prefered version of FF does not do everything, I think I'm missing advertising as much as anything else, , , , (put a mark in the blessings column, , , , )

    -c-
     
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    Is 'Opera' no longer free then?

    (Or are we free as in speech rather than free as in beer?)
     
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    As unsafe as it is, Chrome V49.
     
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    Firefox.
    I plugged the IBM G40 in after 11 years on the shelf and the battery charged and things started updating.
    No issues with the router as it was the same one in place when I bought the G40 and it was already set up.
    Firefox took on a lot of MBs of updates and stopped at a version that displayed a message box stating that later versions did NOT support XP.
    AVG free edition updated to its current version and I installed Hitman Pro and neither barked at me about XP.
     
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