Yup, it's been a few year but I have indeed decided to give IE a whirl again. Opera was my preferred browser. However, since they decided to adopt Chromium as their base a lot of my favourite features have pretty much disappeared. The Speed Dial, for example, no longer provides the ability to use hot key numbers. I was also a fan of typing a single letter to start searching a different search engine (w, for example, meant searching Wikipedia and y was YouTube). I might go back to Opera again but I'm going to give it time to settle down from the migration period. Chrome was the backup to Opera and seems to be the de-facto standard now, particularly as it has the market share. Like Opera it saves my settings between systems using a sign-in account, has some plugins that I like using and generally does the job. Also like Opera I could use the single letter search engine switch. One major issue that I've found with Chrome, however, is that it's slow. Whenever I load up Chrome it takes a few seconds (maybe three, tops) to load the Google homepage. Once it's going, fine, but the initial load is noticeably slower than IE. Firefox I've never really gelled with. Don't know why but something didn't quite stick. I use it on Linux as my primary browser and will probably do the same with OSX. IE works perfectly with Visual Studio (Chrome has a hissy fit), nippy as bugger with SSD systems (opening, loading pages, the works) and generally gets the job done. It's a browser that displays webpages. Run. I really don't understand why most other browsers don't allow you to choose between downloading a file to a specific location and just clicking "run" where it downloads it to a temp location. FF, IE does it. Why not everything else? The lack of auto-HD on YouTube is pretty much made up for by retaining the settings between videos.