What is a browser on a computer?

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  • There are web browsers, and there are computer browsers.

    Web browsers – allow you to go online. Common web browsers:

    Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera, FoxFire

    Computer browsers – Basically, almost every operating system has this. It allows you to look into your files, find things, and basically do everything on a computer.

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    A Web browser is a software application which enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music, games and other information typically located on a Web page at a Web site on the World Wide Web or a local area network. Text and images on a Web page can contain hyperlinks to other Web pages at the same or different Web site. Web browsers allow a user to quickly and easily access information provided on many Web pages at many Web sites by traversing these links. Web browsers format HTML information for display, so the appearance of a Web page may differ between browsers.

    Web browsers are the most-commonly-used type of HTTP user agent. Although browsers are typically used to access the World Wide Web, they can also be used to access information provided by Web servers in private networks or content in file systems.

  • What Is Browser

  • You’re using one. A browser allows you to view this magical thing called the internet.

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  • Correction everyones talking about a web browser.A browser is program that let’s your navigate your hard drive such as windows explorer.

  • It usually refers to the program you use to go online. Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Netscape Navigator, AOL, etc are examples of internet browsers

  • NOT the question that was meant to be asked……….sorry…..I KNOW what a BROWSER is. Didn’t need snide remarks.

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