Make Firefox your browser for dial up, or some other non Microsoft browser like Opera or Chrome. Many spyware, malware, adware, trojans are written targeting Internet Explorer. Since Firefox wont be downloading these vicious programs, dial up networking will run faster. Firefox uses less of your computers resources making it easier to multi task while online.
There are literally hundreds of free add-ons available that let you customize and add functions to Firefox. There are add ons to block cookies, dangerous scripts, display weather forecasts, download You Tube video..etc. If you’ve ever thought to yourself “I wish my browser could do that”, chances are there is an add on that can. Add ons are typically less than 1mg in size and can be downloaded and installed quickly Firefox itself is less than 8mg long. It shouldn’t take more than 30 minutes to download over a dial up network connection. Its been estimated over 125 million people globally use Firefox.
If there are any questions there is a wealth of resources available a Mozillazine. Mozillazine is the unofficial website for Firefox. Unlike many forums, the Mozillazine forum is so huge questions get answered relatively fast. Mozillazine has a searchable knowledge base of questions and answers that has been building over the past 10 years.
Chances are your question has been asked and answered many times. If you don’t want to wait for someone to answer, try searching the knowledge base. Firefox also comes with a built in pop up blocker. All these reasons and more make it a great browser for dial up. Best of all its free..