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Friday, July 11, 2014

Is Your Browser Updated? Here Are Two Easy Ways to Check

From time to time I'll receive emails from people who are having difficulty accessing the features a web tool that I have reviewed. Often, the cause of the difficulty is using a web browser that isn't updated. Using an outdated browser can not only slow your online experience, it can also make your computer more vulnerable to viruses and other dangers. A simple way to check if your browser is up to date is to visit Browse Happy. Browse Happy lists the five most commonly used browsers, the latest version of each, and links you to the download for the latest version.

Another way to determine what browser you're using is to visit WhatBrowser.org. What Browser is a Google site that detects what browser you're using and displays that information right on the page in front of you.