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Other Stuff Thread, Firefox 3 in Fun Stuff; Originally Posted by sparkeh Just downloaded and installed the latest from filehippo and it was still RC3. EDIT: sorry the ...
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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkeh View Post
    Just downloaded and installed the latest from filehippo and it was still RC3.

    EDIT: sorry the start page tells you its RC3 but the version number is 3.0
    And me RC3

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    since rc1 it has just been showing as version 3.0 it hasnt actually been listing RCx in the help / about

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    Read on Neowin.net

    The official version doesn't get released until 6pm BST (10am PDT), or 5pm GMT. Pointless getting it beforehand if you ask me, as otherwise it probably won't count toward the world record attempt.

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    yup i just un-installed just going to download it off ff later

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    Can download on majorgeeks too!

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    Be a part of the world record - Spread Firefox | Download Day 2008

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    What are all your thought so far then? I wonder if they will make a record..

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    It looks pretty good, downloaded and installed at home and work. Not played around with it much, but seems good.

    So who tried downloading at 6pm yesterday, finally was able to download about 7:50pm.

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    I got it about 8.30 yesterday.

    I have to say, the differences are numerous yet small enough to not shock.

    The new download manager is great, the predicitive link thingy I assume will get better the more I use it, and the smart bookmarks look like a major improvement.

    I've also noticed it uses less memory , anyone else seeing this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Domino View Post
    I got it about 8.30 yesterday.

    I have to say, the differences are numerous yet small enough to not shock.

    The new download manager is great, the predicitive link thingy I assume will get better the more I use it, and the smart bookmarks look like a major improvement.

    I've also noticed it uses less memory , anyone else seeing this?
    Finally got through at 10:30 yesterday.

    I like it, nice soft graphics, as you say new favourites button - smart.

    Not noticed the memory - how do I check that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by leco View Post
    Finally got through at 10:30 yesterday.

    I like it, nice soft graphics, as you say new favourites button - smart.

    Not noticed the memory - how do I check that?

    Task Manager.

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    What's an ideal memory usage figure for FF3?

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    Quote Originally Posted by paulsharpe View Post
    What's an ideal memory usage figure for FF3?
    All of it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box View Post
    Task Manager.
    sorry that was a rather dumb question on my part - brain in neutral (I'm off work with a back injury at the moment)

    However, since I don't know how much memory Firefox2 was taking it's not much use looking at F3. But thanks anyway.

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    I don't know about anyone else, but I was having to restart FF2 every now and again cause of memeory issues.

    I know its a bit early to say, but FF3 seems more responsive, and memory hasn't been an issue yet

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