Resources > Your Browser

This gives information about your browser, mainly determined using JavaScript:

Right now JavaScript is disabled, so no information is available.

The Browser

In principle a browser’s identity may be guessed by scanning four properties; but in practice the first suffices:

Note : a browser detector/sniffer may err for some browsers because their userAgent strings may mimic those of other browsers. A sniffer may also wrongly identify some browsers because the sniffer is too simple: e.g., some Opera userAgent strings contain both ‘MSIE’ and ‘Opera’, so a sniffer will fail if it assumes that ‘MSIE’ always indicates Internet Explorer. For more about browser sniffing, see Resources > Browser Sniffing.

Note : for userAgent information, see Psychedelix,, or Zytrax.

The Browser Options

Your browser has these options / properties:

Note : a page which uses cookies might not produce an error message when cookies are disabled; such a page may simply break.

Note : 32-bit Windows will need the 32-bit version of the Java Runtime Environment (JRE); 64-bit Windows will need both the 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the JRE.

PC Details

The following information about your PC may be deduced:

Note : some browsers reveal a few more details, but without broad browser support there is no point in reporting them.

The Plugins

Your browser has these plugins:

Note : JavaScript cannot be used to detect plugins with IE because Microsoft could not be bothered with complying with standards.)


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