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What is a browser?

What is a browser?

A browser is what you use to surf the web.

There are all sorts of them out there. The most common is Microsoft Internet Explorer, but you also have Mozilla Firefox, Opera, Safari, Google Chrome and others. In addition, your Internet Service may have a built in browser, like America Online.

Basically, if you’re on the web, you’re using some species of web browser.

Some people confuse their web browser with their homepage. For clarification: Your homepage is the first website your browser directs to when you open it, like Google, Yahoo, etc.