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internet explorer 7

is it safe to delete mozzilla firefox and reinstall internet explorer i am told firefox is a well known hakers paradice

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Re: internet explorer 7


melba1919 wrote:

is it safe to delete mozzilla firefox and reinstall internet explorer i am told firefox is a well known hakers paradice


Be aware that Microsoft is not supporting nor is it updating Internet Explorer 7 any longer.  You can use Firefox, Chrome, Opera, etc....  You should have a quality Anti-Virus application installed and running if you are using the Internet.


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Re: internet explorer 7

You cannot uninstall Internet Explorer, unless you had an older version of IE originally with Windows and had upgraded. Any 'uninstall' would just downgrade to the original IE.

 

What version of Windows are you running? As mentioned, Microsoft is no longer offering security updates for anything below IE11 (except for Vista, where I think they still support and older version as Vista is still under support itself, and IE11 isn't available for Vista.)

 

Generally, stick with Firefox or Chrome if you want to remain safe on an older version of Windows.