I haven't used Microsoft Browsers for years mainly because I found them slow and annoying. I use Mozilla's Firefox, which is free to download and use. It's all a matter of preference of course. I also use duckduckgo for searching only using google occasionally. When Windows XP was finally retired I had a old computer and so switched to Linux Mint an operating system which I found generally fine for my needs. Having said that, had to get a laptop for my daughter's online education last year and find that Windows 10 is a vast improvement on its predecessors. But you have to have a computer that has enough RAM 4 or 8 GB and a reasonable processor Intel i5 or above to run it efficiently!