Firefox vs Chrome

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    I downloaded the latest Firefox...pretty impressed so far...Seems to use about the same amount of memory as Edge with Chrome...Easy to use and it brought in all my passwords and settings...Has much better 3rd party tracking blocking then Edge with Chrome and the web pages come in even a bit faster too! I set it as my may have a Firefox convert here...LOL Will play with it for a few days and see how it goes...
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  2.    #22

    jimbo45 said: View Post
    Edge is fine for simply reading PDF files -that's about the only thing I ever use that one for.
    I have Foxit Reader installed and set as my default PDF reader, so Firefox uses that. That arrangement is better than Edge for PDF files, IMO.
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    Firefox has a built-in PDF reader too that's pretty good. To use it, you have to go to "Set app defaults by file type" in Windows 10's settings app and change .pdf to Firefox.
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    I'm finding both Edge with Chrome and the latest Firefox to both be excellent...I decided to go with Firefox for my main and default browser...I also removed Edge Development....Eventually of course, the original Edge on my installation will get the new Edge with Chrome, of course...However, i think i will likely stay with using Firefox as my main browser... It's fast, snappy in loading in web pages, pretty good on memory and the settings are easy to use as well...and i do like its 3rd party tracking feature...
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    Decided ultimately to go back to Edge with Chrome (Dev)...Both Firefox and Edge with Chrome are excellent...but i figured maybe best to stay with Edge with Chrome which will ultimately become the default browser in Windows 10...

    One advantage of Edge With Chrome, at least on my computer, is i noticed less memory usage than Firefox...Firefox starts out fairly low but increases quite a bit...Edge seems to be better in keeping the memory usage lower over the long term...Both are equally fast and snappy...and both load web pages very quickly...
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    Put Firefox back on because it's always a good idea to have a back up browser but after using it again for a while, i made it my default...Since re-downloading, the memory seems to be pretty under control why not use it?

    I will keep the Edge with Chrome Dev...continue updating and keep it on until microsoft makes it the default for the general public on windows 10...I'll have it as my back up browser...Think i will be staying on Firefox now
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