Switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8

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Switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8

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I was thinking of switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8 but was wondering is 8 any better than 7 and if so what about my favorites list, will it transfer over to the new version.
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Re: Switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8

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ABabeNChrist wrote:I was thinking of switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8 but was wondering is 8 any better than 7 and if so what about my favorites list, will it transfer over to the new version.
'Better' is quite subjective! I can't answer myself as I mainly use IE7, but for security and performance I would recommend you upgrade.

I can think of no reason why your favourites/bookmarks shouldn't transfer over. I can't remember if you are asked if you want to import them or not - just make sure you read each window during the upgrade carefully.

Otherwise: Windows Internet Explorer 8: Get the facts
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Re: Switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8

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Internet Explorer 8 is generally faster than Internet Explorer 7 (it executes JavaScript more efficiently). All your settings, including Favorites, trusted websites, etc. will be kept automatically.
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Thank You Leif and HansV
It would make since that my favorites would transfer over, but as you mentioned HansV
I will be cautious and read it over. It’s has taken me a while to acquire my most needed favorites list.
The only reason I’m even thinking of the upgrade is that I’m tired of getting that pop up recommending the upgrade, I figure it’s the best way to stop it......
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Re: Switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8

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I upgraded from IE7 to IE8. I had no problems with favourites and no regrets.
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Thanks StuartR
I'm on my way
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Upgrade has been made, everything looks good, everything seems to be in order
“ALL SYSTEMS ARE GO” :grin:
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Great! :thumbup:
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Re: Switching from Internet Explorer 7 to Internet Explorer 8

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HansV wrote:Great! :thumbup:
How about this one Image
:laugh: :rofl:
When one door of happiness closes, another opens,
but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see
the one that has been opened for us.
Helen Keller