1.    04 Feb 2016 #1
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    Updates Overriding Settings


    Miscrosoft windows updates reset my default from FF to IE; I did not tell it to. It installed all those unwanted search engines I didnt want. NOT HAPPY Microsoft, my pc is MINE, not yours. Leave my setting alone.
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  2.    05 Feb 2016 #2
    Join Date : Jan 2015
    UK, Midlands
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    I use FF- no such issues on 2 PCs, thankfully.

    Sometimes a clean Windows install is better than an upgrade...
    Last edited by dalchina; 05 Feb 2016 at 08:51.
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  3.    05 Feb 2016 #3
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    FF 44 kept placing blank pages on my desktop, checked setting which were correct, so deleted it and now on Comodo Ice Dragon. Back to normal. I would be doing some yping, like now, and suddenly find myself with a two tone green screen!!!!! So had to close and start again. OK now
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  4.    05 Feb 2016 #4
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    FF 44 was an intrusive update, in that I had to act to get a working Restart option again, add an add-on to put the tabs below the address bar as I had them, and get squared tabs. I.e. it changed layout and appearance. Anyway, it's back looking as it was. Otherwise, no issues. (That's the 32 bit version - I've not gone for the new 64 bit version, preferring to wait for stability).
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  5.    07 Feb 2016 #5
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    Mozilla has had a 64x browser for years, https://www.waterfoxproject.org/ I've used it with IE interchangably for a long time. Very stable, I can't remember one crash or other problems with Waterfox.
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  6.    07 Feb 2016 #6
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    comodo seems good too. Now I've said it .......................... oops!
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