A browser is a computer program that helps you use the Internet.  You are using a browser right now.

There are different kinds of browsers.   Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, and Google Chrome are the most popular browsers.  Most browsers are very similar.  If you learn how to use one browser, you will be able to use any of them.

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Glossary of terms used so far:
  • browser - A computer program that helps people use the Internet.
  • click - To quickly press and release the left mouse button.
  • Google Chrome - A browser.
  • Internet Explorer - A browser.
  • Mozilla Firefox - A browser.  Firefox is an updated version of Netscape Navigator.
  • pointer - The little arrow that moves around the computer screen when the mouse is moved.
  • Safari - A browser.