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Why no Smart Screen Filter as in IE?

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Please advise why the IE browser feature "Smart Screen Filter" is not included in your browser package ?

Please advise why the IE browser feature "Smart Screen Filter" is not included in your browser package ?

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Firefox actually has a similar feature as Internet Explorer (it isn't called Smart Screen filter, but it does the same thing). It is the Phishing and Malware filter. you can read about it at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/phishing-protection/. It was introduced in Firefox 3, and has been improved in versions since then. It is turned on by default, but if somehow it has been disabled, that page I linked too has instructions on not only how to turn it on, but also to test if it is working.

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Firefox actually has a similar feature as Internet Explorer (it isn't called Smart Screen filter, but it does the same thing). It is the Phishing and Malware filter. you can read about it at http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/phishing-protection/. It was introduced in Firefox 3, and has been improved in versions since then. It is turned on by default, but if somehow it has been disabled, that page I linked too has instructions on not only how to turn it on, but also to test if it is working.

Firefox actually has a similar feature as Internet Explorer (it isn't called Smart Screen filter, but it does the same thing). It is the Phishing and Malware filter. you can read about it at [http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/phishing-protection/ http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/phishing-protection/]. It was introduced in Firefox 3, and has been improved in versions since then. It is turned on by default, but if somehow it has been disabled, that page I linked too has instructions on not only how to turn it on, but also to test if it is working.

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Thanks for info, all is understood and system working correctly.

Thanks for info, all is understood and system working correctly.