How to Switch from Internet Explorer to Firefox

Internet Explorer comes installed on all Windows operating systems. Many people just stay with Internet Explorer not even knowing about other browser which most of the time are safer and faster then Internet Explorer.

Steps

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    Go to www.Firefox.com and download the latest version of Firefox
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    Run the installer for Firefox, the setup should only take a few minutes.
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    Double click the icon for Firefox on your desktop
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    On the first run Firefox will give you the option to import your favorites and settings from Internet Explorer. You can pick either yes or no depending on if you want your old favorites or not.
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    Firefox may look similar to Internet Explorer, if you don't like the look of Firefox you can download different skins for it.
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    The first thing you may notice is that there is no Favorites button all of your imported favorites will be under bookmarks, to bookmark a page just click the star next to the address bar.
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Tips

  • When you switch to Firefox you will have to reinstall all your Plug-Ins, Toolbars, and extensions.

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Categories: Internet Browsers