Wanadoo broadband using Firefox/Thunderbird

  Billawa 22:00 16 Oct 2005

I am thinking of upgrading from Wanadoo Anytime dial-up to Wanadoo broadband. One of the requirements listed is Internet Explorer or higher. Can I use Firefox instead of IE and Thunderbird instead of OE?

  VoG II 22:02 16 Oct 2005

I can't think of any reason why not.

Firefox will not work properly on all websites.

  Lucky7 22:03 16 Oct 2005

Yes i use Firefox, does not seem to present me with any problems. Bobby.

  Lucky7 22:04 16 Oct 2005

It does if you have the Java version.

  Stuartli 22:06 16 Oct 2005

I use both Firefox and Thunderbird and, for all intents and purposes, apart from IE and OE's constant requirement to keep updated, there is no difference in actual use.

If you do decide to switch to Firefox download Firefox Finetune from:

click here

It saves doing it manually from about:config and speeds up the browser quite remarkably.

  Stuartli 22:07 16 Oct 2005

If you visit websites which require Java or similar plug-ins Firefox asks if you wish to download them. Accept.

  Billawa 21:47 17 Oct 2005

My thanks to all who replied.I thought it would be OK but I didn't want to commit myself and then find I was saddled with OE and IE with all the updating and patching problems.

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