Internet Browsers

"The Internet is transitory, ever changing, reshaping and remolding itself."

 - Beginners' Central


Purpose of Lesson:
  • You should be able identify some of the major Internet browsers.

I. What is a browser?
Basically, a browser is a software program that allows you to view the information on the Web. Some of the most popular browsers are Netscape Navigator, Firefox, Mozilla, Opera, and Microsoft's Internet Explorer. Of course, each browser claims to provide the best Internet-surfing experience, and all are available for free. However, the end users will be the judge as to which is the best for them.

II. How expensive are browsers and how can I get one?

Fortunately for you, these programs are free and can be downloaded from several sites including

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