Compare browsers to Internet Explorer 9

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Mar 17, 2011, 9:50 PM |
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http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/products/ie-9/compare-browsers

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Compare browsers to Internet Explorer 9

 

Performance

Firefox 4.0 Beta 11

Chrome 9.0 Beta

Internet Explorer 9

Fast startup and shutdown

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Fast JavaScript engine for better performance

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Popular websites load quickly

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Full hardware acceleration for text, graphics, and video provided by default

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Notification when add-ons slow browser performance

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Ease of Use

Simple browsing controls for a better browsing experience

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Change and add search providers within the search box

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Search provider suggestions as you type in the search box

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New Tab page includes quick access to common tasks and your favorite sites

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Websites can be pinned to the taskbar in Windows 7

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Tear-off tabs with Windows 7Aero Snap

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Reopen accidentally closed tabs

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Combined search and Address bar

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Visual search suggestions shown as you type

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Jump Lists and thumbnail preview controls for pinned sites

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Accelerators for quick access to web services without leaving the page

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Security

Protection from malicious cross-site scripting attacks

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Best protection against phishing attacks

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Domain name highlighting in the Address bar to alert you to deceptive websites

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Most protection against socially engineered malware

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Reliability

Crashed tabs stay isolated from all other tabs

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Automatic recovery of crashed tabs

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Tab recovery with messaging and prompting when websites time out

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Privacy

Prevent others from seeing what sites you have visited on your PC

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Control whether certain third parties can track your browsing activity

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Web Standards and Compatibility

Supports standards both commonly used today and for building tomorrow’s websites, including HTML5

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WebM-encoded HTML5 video supported when a VP8 codec is installed on Windows

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H.264-encoded HTML5 video support

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Compatibility mode to view websites designed for older browsers

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Developer Tools

Comprehensive tool set (HTML, CSS, JavaScript editing, profiling, network inspection)

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Developer tools built-in to the browser

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Tools that show pages in different rendering engines to let developers understand and debug browser differences

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