Upgrading to new web browser

Overview

There are several different browser readily available to download and use, each with their own benefits and disadvantages. Below you will find frequently asked questions as well as download links to some of the more popular browsers used.  

FAQ

Try a different web browser?
Did you know that when you're exploring the Internet, you aren't just limited to the one default browser that comes with your computer, phone or tablet device? There are many different web browsers available to try, each with their own benefits and disadvantages.

Can I have more than one web browser installed?
Yes. You do not need to uninstall the web browser you are currently using to try a different one.

Why should I try a different web browser?
Security:
Modern browsers are maintained and updated by the developers to maintain your safety while browsing.

Where to Download

Downloading a new web browser
To download a different web browser, you need to go to the browser manufacturer's website and get the latest version of it.

NEVER download a web browser from anywhere other than the official website or store - you risk getting viruses, malware or spyware otherwise.

You can download the latest versions of some of the most popular browsers available today.

Google Chrome:   https://www.google.com/chrome/
Mozilla Firefox:    https://www.mozilla.org/firefox/new/
Safari:   Will come pre-installed on macOS and iOS and is not available on any other operating systems.
Opera:   https://www.opera.com/
Microsoft Edge:   Will come pre-installed on Windows 10.  You can install it for macOS here - https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/edge

Personal preference
The browser that you use can often come down to personal preference. Different web browsers have different user interfaces and sometimes people will just gravitate to a particular feature or style more than others.

 

Details

Article ID: 697
Created
Thu 12/20/18 10:06 AM
Modified
Thu 4/22/21 2:31 PM