Which Browser Am I Using?

Are you unsure which web browser you are using?

Windows

There are three main browsers used in Windows: Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari.

Windows XP Internet Explorer Icon

Windows XP Firefox Icon

Windows XP Safari Icon

You may have one or more of these icons on your own desktop. Whichever one you double click on to surf the internet determines which browser you are using.

Internet Explorer

To determine which version of Internet Explorer you are using, open Internet Explorer, click the Help menu and then click “About Internet Explorer”.

Windows Internet Explorer

The “About Internet Explorer” window will appear, which contains the version number.

Windows Internet Explorer About Window

Firefox

To determine which version of Firefox you are using, open Firefox, click the Help menu and then click “About Mozilla Firefox”.

Windows Firefox

The “About Firefox” window will appear, which contains the version number.

Windows Firefox About Window

Safari

To determine which version of Safari you are using, open Firefox, click the Help menu and then click “About Safari”.

Windows Safari

The “About Safari” window will appear, which contains the version number.

Windows Safari About Window



Mac OS X

There are two main browsers used in Mac OS X: Safari and Firefox.

Mac OS X Safari Icon

Mac OS X Firefox Icon

You may have one or more of these icons on your own desktop. Whichever one you double click on to surf the internet determines which browser you are using.

Safari

To determine which version of Safari you are using, open Safari, click the Safari menu and then click “About Safari”.

Mac OS X Safari

The About Safari window will be displayed, with the version number.

Mac OS X Safari About Window

Firefox

To determine which version of Firefox you are using, open Firefox, click the Firefox menu and then click “About Firefox”.

Mac OS X Firefox

The About Firefox window will be displayed, with the version number.

Mac OS X Firefox About Window