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    #3252051 - 10/19/04 05:11 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

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Re: FIREFOX [Re: Mykro_Guy]
    #3252078 - 10/19/04 05:17 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

typically, the insecurity of IE comes from its useage - you can have it installed, just dont use it.


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Re: FIREFOX [Re: Vvellum]
    #3253402 - 10/19/04 10:44 PM (12 years, 1 month ago)

Also, some components of IE are tied in with key parts of the Windows OS, like when you double click on 'My Computer', it's technically running the IE program (no, this does not present a security risk.)

So if you were to remove IE, you'd fuck your computer up.


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Re: FIREFOX [Re: Phluck]
    #3254308 - 10/20/04 01:43 AM (12 years, 1 month ago)

true - plus, I dont think you can actually remove IE - windows isnt very customizable like that.


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