hmmm this is a bit ot.
anyway depends on what you use it for.
right now I have no real job and have no need of hal over v5.21 or jaws over
I use jarte, ie 6 winamp mediaplayer classic eudora dc flashfxp textpal pdf2txt
I also have office 03 if and when I need it.
so at present I have no wish to upgrade I also still use win xp.
At 03:59 a.m. 6/07/2009, you wrote:
>I'm trying to decide whether it's worth my while upgrading to Hal version
>There have been several help and Ui improvements (addition of config wizard
>programs etc), which doesn't really apply to me with the amount of time I've
>been using Hal (about 13 years now), ---- literally half my life! lol.
>the main selling points from my perspective, ---- apart from any future map
>file upgrades are a couple of miner changes to firefox and Ie 8 support, ----
>though the term "support" is a bit relative, sinse someone on audiogames.net
>was saying Hal 10 actually functioned fine with ie 8 anyway without specific
>Be that as it may, to everyone who plays brouser games, is Ie 8 any better
>than 7 for displaying complex pages such as those in Warriors 2 or Kol?
>I've noticed that in Ie 7 sometimes button clicking can be a bit hit and miss
>with specific controls such as upgrading your stats in warriors 2 (I sometimes
>have to open the page in firefox just to do this), and I know people have
>reported issues with srp spending in monster breeder. Are these reduced in Ie
>While admittedly I can get Hal version eleven on my phd's tech budgit, sinse I
>also need Hal for uni E-mail and web access and in fact writing my thesis, I'm
>stil not keen on buying something if it won't be too helpful, ---- and there
>certainly has been one passed occasion with hal version 8, ---- which did
>nothing new accept work with Vista, when I declined to upgrade Hal until a
>version came out with features I would actually be using.
>Does Ie 8 display things any better than 7?
>Any thoughts would be appreciated.
>Beware the grue!
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