Netscape 7 Preview Released

Netscape 7.0 Preview Release, based on the recent Mozilla 1.0 RC2 build and the Gecko browser engine, offers a variety of enhancements on Netscape 6.2. Considered, by many, as the only adequate alternative to Internet Explorer, Netscape has not always delivered. Version 6.2 did offer vast improvements on previews editions of the browser and version 7 promises more of the same.

In version 7 users are offered the ability to utilize tabbed browsing, much like the popular option in Opera, keeping multiple pages open in a single browser window. Another interesting new feature is the ability to save a complete web page. According to Netscape you can, in a single action, save a page with all of its graphics files (GIFs and JPEGs)without the need to individually download each file to capture all the content on the page.

Another new feature is Click-to-Search, which allows users to search for any word in a web page without having to leave the page. Simply select the word with the mouse, right-click and choose to start a search with the word. The results appear in a separate window and in the search tab in My Sidebar.

Further enhancements include print preview, email return receipts, message labels and S/MIME support, a quick Search of mail and address book, a filtering service and mail alerts.

Initial reactions to the preview have been mostly positive, although some complaints about the size, 30.8 MB, have been made.

This new Netscape release comes at a time when Microsoft is expected to hide IE, with the new Windows XP patch and with America Online thinking of dithcing IE as their preferred browser. The success of Netscape 7 could bring it back to a strong position from which to continue the war it had once waged on Microsoft's Internet Explorer.

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Netscape 7 Preview Released

Aol seems to be searching for deeper ways to dig into users internet usage. They must be taking trade tips from microsoft cause with time netscape will be no different than internet explorer and if thats not bad enough, if aol wins the suit against microsoft then aol will be able to force users to use their new shitty windows clone operating system. How is that for bad freaky shit?!

Netscape 7 Preview Released

Here's a trick for the good people at aol. Take that aol cd you got in the mail, place it in the crack of your ass, and take a picture of it. Then write a letter to aol saying the cd is defective. Now put it all together in an envolope (making sure the cd will be the first thing they take out) and mail it back to them.

Netscape 7 Preview Released

Bout time Internet explorer is ditched. That browser has bugged my computer countless times ........it wont uninstall .......and iv even had to reformat to return my computer to normal. IE stopped me from being able to receive cookies for some reason also. Netscape is the only solution for me, and for AOL ......that was a bunch of ape sh*t fromt he beginning.

Netscape 7 Preview Released

big d i suggest you look at other alternatives besides netscape cause the newer versions are so like IE that its hard to tell the difference. Besides there are dozens of different browser out there with some that are hundreds times better and faster. Dont be a pawn to AHOL or MicroShit and consider the alternatives out there. Trust me it will pay off a lot more than these losers do.

Netscape 7 Preview Released

hmm, a product made by AOL. I will take a bet on how much spy ware is going to be in the final verson.Big D: Actualy IE 5.5 is vary stable and works like a charm. The most common problem that I have encountered with it is Java support from SUN causing your browser to crash.However just get Opera 6. It is by far the best alternitive to IE out there today.

Netscape 7 Preview Released

IE is the best, in all the years i've used it never gave me problems. Netscape on the other hand, is an ugly, sluggish, buggy piece of crap. There are no quick shortcut keys, it takes time to load and it takes up too much screen space. I'm sick of hear people complain the microsoft made IE the default web browser. They have the right, its their OS, Netscape should just develop its own OS, and stop leaching off Microsoft!

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