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Upgrading Internet Explorer
Many end-users will not necessarily know if their computer has the most current version of Internet Explorer installed or not. Depending on the frequency that Windows Updates is configured to run on the machine, the web browser may not be the most current version or build available.
Step 1 – Ensure you are logged in to your computer with an account that has administrator permissions.
Step 2 – Open Internet Explorer by double clicking the program icon located on your computer’s desktop.
Step 3 – Select the “Help” menu tab located in the task bar located in the upper, left-hand corner of Internet Explorer.
Step 4 – Select the “About Internet Explorer” menu option to display the version and build of the web browser installed on the computer. Note the information that is displayed.
Step 5 – Visit the Internet Explorer download page provided by Microsoft. If the version listed on the web page is newer than installed on your computer, click the “Get Internet Explorer XX” link. *Note: XX will be a specific version number of the web browser.
Step 6 – De-select the “make Bing and MSN defaults” check box before downloading the upgraded version of Internet Explorer if you do not want to change your computer’s default search engine.
Step 7 – Double-click the Internet Explorer installation file once the download completes. If you do not want to make IE the default web browser on your computer, de-select the appropriate menu options when stepping through the installation wizard.
Step 8 – Restart your computer after the installation process concludes to complete the upgrade of IE on your computer.
How to Install Google Chrome?
Install Chrome on Microsoft Windows
Step 1 – Download the Google Chrome installation file to your computer. If prompted, select the “Save” or the “Run” menu option.
Step 2 – If the installation file was saved onto your computer, double-click the file after the download is completed. Chrome will automatically import the browsing history and settings from the computer’s default web browser.
Step 3 – If your computer is running Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7, a browser (Chrome) window will launch once setup is complete. On the first launch of the web browser, there will be an option displayed to change the computer’s default search engine if desired.
Step 4 – On computers that have Windows 8 installed, there will be a welcome dialogue that is displayed. Choose the “Next” menu button to select the default browser for your computer. If Chrome is selected, it will then display as a Windows 8 app on the computer’s “Start” screen.
Install Google Chrome on Linux
Google Chrome supports installation on most Linux builds. The recommended method to install the browser is to install Chrome via the native package management system. It can also be copied to a local user directory and executed without administrator permissions.
Step 1 – Download the Google Chrome installer file to the computer.
Step 2 – Select the “Ok” menu button to open the installation package.
Step 3 – Choose the “Install Package” menu option to start installing the program.
Step 4 – Google Chrome will launch once the program is setup. The first launch of the program will display information to let the default search engine for the computer to be changed if desired. It will also enable Google search directly from the address bar of the browser.
Step 5 – To subsequently open the web browser, choose the “Applications,” “Internet,” and “Google Chrome” menu options. These steps will add the Chrome repository to the Linux package manager to enable updates to the browser.
Install Google Chrome on Mac OS X
Step 1 – Download the Google Chrome installation file for Mac OS X.
Step 2 – Open or launch the file labeled, “Chrome.dmg” after the download is complete.
Step 3 – In the subsequently displayed dialogue window, drag the Chrome icon to the Mac OS X “Applications” folder. This action will install Google Chrome for all user accounts on the computer. The browser history and home page settings will be automatically imported from the default we browser on the computer.
Step 4 – Launch the Chrome web browser after installation concludes. The Mac OS X “Finder” will request confirmation to open the application from the Web. Select the “Open” menu option to continue with the installation.
Step 5 –Choose the “Change” menu option on the Chrome display if you desire to change the default search engine for your computer.
Step 6 – Un-mount the Google Chrome disk image on the computer’s desktop by dragging the icon to the “Eject” program icon in the computer’s Dock. Ensure the disk image and not the application icon is drug to the dock.
How to Install or Upgrade Mozilla Firefox?
Step 1 – Login to your computer with an account that has administrator permissions.
Step 2 – Open your computer’s Internet web browser and visit the Mozilla.com website.
Step 3 – Select the “Download Firefox Free” menu option and save the file to your computer.
Step 4 – Double-click the installation file once it has completed download to your computer.
Step 5 – Accept the default menu prompts displayed by the Mozilla Setup Wizard to proceed through the program installation.
Step 6 – Click the “Finish” menu button when setup of the program is complete.
Step 7 – Restart your computer. After the computer restarts, launch Mozilla Firefox by double-clicking the program icon located on the machines’ desktop.
Step 1 – Open the Mozilla Firefox browser on the target computer.
Step 2 – Select the “Firefox” menu button and choose the “Options” menu choice.
Step 3 – Choose the “Content” panel in the “Options” window.
Step 5 – Configure advanced settings in the web browser by clicking the “Advanced” Menu button.
Step 6 – Select the “Ok” menu button to exit from the “Options” window.
Step 1 – Open Internet Explorer on your computer after ensuring your user account has administrator permissions.
Step 2 – Select the “Tools” menu option from the Internet Explorer “Task Bar.”
Step 3 – Choose the “Security” and “Custom Level” menu options.
Step 4 – Locate the “Scripting” section of the subsequently displayed menu.
Step 5 – Click the “Enable” radio button located next to the “Active Scripting” and “Allow Programmatic clipboard access” menu options.
Step 6 – Select the “OK” menu button.
Step 1 – Login to the target computer with a user account that has administrator permissions.
Step 2 – Launch Google Chrome and then select the “Tool” menu icon located at the upper, right-hand corner of the Chrome display.
Step 3 – Choose the “Options” menu button and then select the “Under the Hood” menu choice.
Step 6 – Choose the “Close” menu button to close the options window of Google Chrome.
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