Internet Explorer is the popular Internet browser to view websites. It is one of the most secure Internet browsers out there. It will guard against viruses, spyware, pop-ups, phishing, and hackers. However, it is also one of the slowest browsers available due to its robust security features. If your computer is running slowly to begin with due to minimal RAM and processing speed, Internet Explorer browsing could feel like you’re running on the old dial-up.
In order to speed up your Internet surfing, you can choose 3 alternative Internet browsers to Internet Explorer. Here are the are:
- Firefox: Becoming the browser of choice due to its speed and available add-ons for customization
- Opera: A new browser that it touted for its speed and rich features
- Netscape: The pioneer and first browser, shows decent speed and good security, but a blocky interface.
Remember to have anti-virus and anti-spyware software installed on your computer when going on the Internet.