Tag Archives: web browsers

As Internet Explorer usage drops below 50%, Microsoft Launches New Web Site “YourBrowserMatters”

Recently, Microsoft launched a new Web site ostensibly to allow users to check their browser to see how well it’s protecting them from real threats they may encounter on the Web. Unfortunately, what it really is a HUGE advertisement for Internet Explorer (SURPRISE!). Just this week, Internet Explorer usage slipped below 50%. This means that… Read More »

Tracking cookies? Oh no!

Jim asks about tracking cookies I recently switched from IE8 to Firefox. When I run SUPERAntiSpyware, it finds about 200 tracking cookies each day. They all seem to be related to Firefox. I never encountered this in IE8. You have previously educated me not to be worried about cookies, but are tracking cookies different? I… Read More »

Choose your browser

For Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 If you use only one browser, regardless of which it is, then you can skip this tip. But if you’re one of the many who often switch between Firefox or Chrome (or others) and Internet Explorer you might find this tip to be valuable. As most of you… Read More »