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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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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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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HansV wrote:Great! :thumbup:
How about this one Image
:laugh: :rofl: