Firefox 3.6b1 brings Win 7 integration…more of a headache than a feature

Firefox 3.6 beta 1 is here and it has brought some windows 7 integrations. The first thing to notice is the taskbar. Whenever a new Tab is opened, a new instance of Firefox is shown in the taskbar. Which for me, is a headache. Tabs are tabs.! The very reason IE was not preferred over FF is ruled out here. I used it for about 5 minutes and switched back to 3.5.5.!

This is 3.6b1 showing the tabs as instances.

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This here is what was before in 3.5.5

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They should at least give us the option to choose between whether to show the tabs as instances or not.

Until that is sorted out., I’m into 3.5.

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3 comments:

  1. chamithadealwis Says:

    anyways, looking forward for the final release..

  2. Anusha Says:

    Only reason why I'm using Firefox is because Opera is blocked at work >_>

    Firefox runs so slow on these old P4s. Opera would fly!

  3. Tharaka Devinda Says:

    How can they block a certain application??

    And whats wrong with it to block it?