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    Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Opera?

    My wife does geneology and uses the familysearch.org site. Recently, they refuse to work with IE8. She's using an older laptop with WinXP and IE8. It looks like upgrading IE is not supported by XP and I'm not inclined to try to upgrade her OS. Which of the above third party browsers would be the simplest choice to install just to work with that site? We don't need any of the features, bells or whistles -- just a simple browser that familysearch won't complain about.

    Thanks in advance for insights and advice.

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    Before you go and install browsers why not try a few portable versions first...
    Google Chrome Portable
    Mozilla Firefox, Portable Edition
    Opera, Portable Edition

    Take one for a spin and see which one is most appealing.
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    Quote Originally Posted by CLiNT View Post
    Take one for a spin and see which one is most appealing.
    I didn't realize these portable versions existed. This looks like it would be the simplest way to kick the tires (so to speak).

    Thanks for your suggestion and links.

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    I'd try out a Pale Moon Portable as well: http://www.palemoon.org/palemoon-portable.shtml

    Based on the Firefox ESR (Corporate) version.

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    Hi Gene O, if you intend using a portable browser from a thumbdrive, avoid Chrome as it only works correctly on the pc it was set-up on.
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    I prefer Chrome first, then Firefox

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