How do I find the version of my web browser?

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How do I find the version of my web browser?

A web browser is a software application that allows you to retrieve, search for and explore information on the internet. Common browsers include Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Google Chrome and AOL Desktop. The browser version is the numeric version of each program, such as Internet Explorer 8.0, Firefox 3.5 and AOL 9.0. Please follow the steps below to determine which browser version you’re using.

Microsoft Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer.

2. From the menu bar, click Help and then select About Internet Explorer. The browser version will be displayed in the information screen.

Mozilla Firefox

1. Open Firefox.

2. From the menu bar, click Help and then select About Mozilla Firefox. The browser version will be displayed in the information screen.

Apple Safari

1. Open Safari.

2. Click Display a menu of general Safari settings (the gear icon) and then select About Safari. The browser version will be displayed in the information screen.

Google Chrome

1. Open Chrome.

2. Click Customize and control Google Chrome (the wrench icon) and then select About Google Chrome. The browser version will be displayed in the information screen.

AOL Desktop software

When you open the AOL Desktop software, your version will appear on the Sign On screen or at the top of the AOL Desktop software window.


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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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