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Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Garside, 1 Sep 2006.

  1. Garside

    Garside What's a Dremel?

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  2. Spacecowboy92

    Spacecowboy92 Gettin' Lazy

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    Its a good idea but its no firefox.
     
  3. Marquee

    Marquee Mac Pro Modder

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    Browzard is not a bad browser. Its like the first version of Firefox were you can run it off a floppy with no installtion needed.

    The browser also kinda looks like Vista the way the buttons in the top right corner are designed.
     
  4. Atomic

    Atomic Gerwaff

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    Seems it is perfect for pr0n then.

    Just like this version does http://portablefirefox.mozdev.org/
     
  5. Veles

    Veles DUR HUR

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    Meh with a quick fiddle with the settings you can do that in IE and FF.
     
  6. specofdust

    specofdust Banned

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    Doesn't seem to do anything I can't do on Opera easily enough.
     
  7. ChromeX

    ChromeX Minimodder

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    Yeah, all you need to do is clear your cache and the like and no one's any the wiser as to where you've been.
     
  8. airchie

    airchie What's a Dremel?

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    Also, with this browser obviously targetting people who frequent sites containg 'questionable' content, and said sites almost always being riddled with spyware, adware, pop-ups viruses and all the other nasties the IE is so good at letting in, how good is this browser's protection??
     
  9. jezmck

    jezmck Minimodder

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    In all likelyhood it won't be useful for the likes of us, because as said above, it's just a matter of security/privacy settings.

    :eyebrow:
     
  10. TGImages

    TGImages Grandpa

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    These "hide my surfing" browsers and utilities are pointless. In a corporate environment there is usually a Proxy server that you have to go through to get to the web. It logs every page you go to. The router has cached info on your IP/MAC. The site(s) you go to have logs on your address and the data you submit (forms, searches, etc.) get stashed in a database somewhere. All you're acheiving with these apps or utilties is allowing the casual observer sitting at your machine to not see where you've been. Anyone with half a clue and/or a supeona or two (at least in the US) can recreate your surfing history.
     
  11. fev

    fev Industry Fallout

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    hmm it runs using IE so i think i'll pass
     
  12. Tyinsar

    Tyinsar 6 screens 1 card since Nov 17 2007

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    Pointless, as pointed out already.
    Another way to hide this stuff for a home computer is CCleaner. No one else uses my personal home computer (because I have renters the login is locked anyway) but I use this to get rid of temp files, cookies, etc. (especially before a defrag).
     
  13. yahooadam

    yahooadam <span style="color:#f00;font-weight:bold">Ultra cs

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    Change a couple of settings on FF and its the same

    By the way "portable FireFox" (Google) can fill in the portability gap, so really, i see absolutely no point in this app

    Plus, it doesn't stop firewalls logging your activity (which is how just about every company does it)
     
  14. KriTip

    KriTip What's a Dremel?

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    Safari --> Private Browsing
    Firefox --> Distrust extension

    seem to do the job nicely.
     
  15. Garside

    Garside What's a Dremel?

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    Spacecowboy92 Gettin' Lazy

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    Good thing I couldent get the download to work!
     
  17. DarkReaper

    DarkReaper Alignment: Sarcastic Good

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    Damn, I was trying it out yesterday too. Didn't use the search bar though so hopefully it's alright. This PC is being reformatted this month anyway...
     
  18. xion

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    Just one of the many reasons i always have a live distro of Linux in my DVD case...
     
  19. yahooadam

    yahooadam <span style="color:#f00;font-weight:bold">Ultra cs

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  20. Firehed

    Firehed Why not? I own a domain to match.

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    True for you, not so much for Joe Pr0npack.

    This one's going on the USB stick. And I'll twiddle my thumbs for the OSX version (though when I'm being really paranoid, I'll run this in a clean-state VM of XP, where the entire VM doesn't save any changes)

    erm... well, nevermind, reading the rest of the thread. Maybe I'll keep a VM of a Windows 3.11 install handy :hehe: Live CDs aren't always an option.
     
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