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#173 What is a Browser?

Using a web browser is how you access the web on your computer to visit websites, check your email and watch funny cats on YouTube. You will be using a web browser to read this post. However, if I asked you right now, would you be able to tell me which browser you are using?

Although most web browsers are similar, you may find that some websites work better in different browsers. Knowing which web browser you use is important especially when reporting any issues you may be having when surfing the web.

Here is a quick visual guide to the three most common web browsers as well as how to quickly find out which version of your browser you are using:

 

 Which Browser?  Which version?
 chrome
 ff  
 ie  

 

Featured image: “Browsing” by On a meadow, lea is licenced under CC BY-ND 2.0

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