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View Poll Results: Which browser do you use?
Internet Explorer 7 or older 0 0%
Internet Explorer 8 4 5.56%
Internet Explorer 9 or newer 2 2.78%
FireFox 3 or older 2 2.78%
FireFox 4 or newer 20 27.78%
Chrome 9 or older 0 0%
Chrome 10 or newer 35 48.61%
Safari 4 5.56%
Opera 5 6.94%
Something else 0 0%
Voters: 72. You may not vote on this poll

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I'm using Chrome as well, but I'm having issues with some of the images attached to posts. When I click on the image to enlarge it, all I get is the transparent black background with a small box saying 'Powered by Highslide JS'. Some images are ok (like the png files earlier in this thread), but for others I need to go back to Firefox to be able to see them. Anyone else have this problem? I haven't found any obvious fix on Google for Chrome 15 and Win7 64.

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Internet Explorer 9.

Hardware acceleration + HTML5

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I'm using Chrome as well, but I'm having issues with some of the images attached to posts.

This is fixed if you either 1) don't install adblock (not just disabled, but not installed) and/or 2) upgrade to the newest chrome developer build 17.0.942.


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I use Chrome and suggest it to most average users over any other browser because it includes and updates Adobe Flash and Acrobat plugins which are known to occasionally have security vulnerabilities. Most people don't bother updating these two but Chrome updates itself and these plugins in the background automatically. I also use it as my Acrobat reader on my personal machine(s).

Just recently at my families business I installed Chrome on some old (~600Mhz 512MB) Windows XP Embedded terminals using a USB connected thumbdrive. IE v6 would occasionally crash, some sites wouldn't work, sometimes they would get a virus. Now their browser is faster and stable and everyone is really happy.

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Chrome is world's number one browser for a day
Web analytics firm data confirms trend to Chrome at weekends
Boston, USA & Dublin, Ireland; Wednesday, 21st March, 2012:: Google's Chrome narrowly became the world's top internet browser for the first time on Sunday 18 March 2012, according to StatCounter , the independent website analytics company. The firm's research arm StatCounter Global Stats reports that Chrome topped the polls in India, Russia and Brazil, all of which contributed to it becoming the number one browser for that day on a global basis.

"While it is only one day, this is a milestone," commented Aodhan Cullen, CEO, StatCounter. He added that Chrome still faces a battle to unseat its main rivals including IE and Firefox in many regions. Chrome remains in 2nd or 3rd place in China, United States and Germany, for example.

"Whether Chrome can take the lead in the browser wars in the long term remains to be seen, however the trend towards Chrome usage at weekends is undeniable. At weekends, when people are free to choose what browser to use, many of them are selecting Chrome in preference to IE," added Aodhan Cullen, commenting on the weekend surges in Chrome usage.

StatCounter data is based on over 15 billion page views per month (4 billion from the US) to the StatCounter network of more than three million websites*.

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