View Full Version : internet exploror 6 (beta)
04-14-2001, 06:14 PM
So far so good. I've been beta testing this new browser for awhile now, and i don't have too many gripes. (It hasn't crashed yet!) There is this new media side bar...It's version 6 of win media player. Problem is i already had version 7...
anyone else using this? I am running winMe on a 866 p3 256k ram.
04-15-2001, 02:58 PM
Welcome, fellow cheesehead! http://www.PCGuide.com/ubb/biggrin.gif Sorry, no experience with IE 6 -- I'm gun-shy about the word "beta". I figure M$ has enough $ to do its own testing! http://www.PCGuide.com/ubb/rolleyes.gif http://www.PCGuide.com/ubb/wink.gif It is nice to have someone here who has enough moxie to run Me with a beta release, though. Did your system come with Me pre-installed, or did you do it, and if so, full or upgrade? There will be many people posting Me problems here, so I'm sure your experiences will be pertinent.
"When I nod my head, hit it with the hammer."
(Moe, holding nail, to Curly, holding hammer)
04-15-2001, 03:49 PM
Actually No, I've had nothing but the normal OS trouble. Actually haven't had to do anyting drastic yet. Even this new browser is been kicking along pretty good. I average about 120 hours a month on-line, and at least playing around on the computer 2 hours a day! I had 3d game running for 4 hours yesterday and i didn't even get hangs!
yes the OS was pre-installed by *dell*
04-15-2001, 06:20 PM
I started using IE6.0 last week and the only problem that I've had with it is about half of the subject lines is missing in the preview pane Of OLE. I can click where the subject line is suppose to be and it will open the message body with no problem. Has this happened with you?
04-15-2001, 08:07 PM
no. you can expand the column to fit large subject line. just put the mouse pointer on the edge...and drag....
04-28-2001, 12:21 AM
I've been using IE 6 for two weeks now and no troubles whatsoever. Could it be the code is finally maturing ? (stubs his toe rushing to find wood and knock on it ; )!! ).
04-28-2001, 12:31 AM
I ran it for about 2 hours, checked out the new features and whatnot. Then came to find out my online banking site doesn't support it so I couldn't check my accounts and whatnot online, so I promptly uninstalled it. Was good while it lasted though. I did enjoy that media bar, you can actually set up playlists.. http://www.PCGuide.com/ubb/wink.gif Very cool! 8)
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04-28-2001, 06:01 PM
yeah, my online banking says i am using Netscape! the horror!
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