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List of web browsers

The following is a list of web browsers that are notable. Timeline representing the history of various web browsers. Historical[edit] This is a table of personal computer web browsers by year of release of major version, in chronological order, with the approximate number of worldwide Internet users in millions. Note that Internet user data is related to the entire market, not the versions released in that year. The increased growth of the Internet in the 1990s and 2000s means that current browsers with small market shares have more total users than the entire market early on. Notable releases[edit] In order of release: Notable layout engines[edit] Graphical[edit] Current/maintained projects are in boldface. Trident shells[edit] Other software publishers have built browsers and other products around Microsoft's Trident engine. Gecko-based[edit] Mozilla Firefox (formerly Firebird and Phoenix) Yahoo! Gecko- and Trident-based[edit] Webkit- and Trident-based[edit] KHTML-based[edit] Presto-based[edit]

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How to Easily Remove A Browser Redirect Virus You ran a search in Google, but somehow, for some reason, you didn’t get the result you wanted after clicking a link. Again, and again, and again. This is the frustration of browser redirect viruses, insipid malware designed not only to annoy you, but also to fleece you. These days you would have to be pretty lax with PC security to end up with one, but these viruses persist in the wild. Let’s take a look at how you might end infected with, and what you need to do to remove, a browser redirect virus. RockMelt Rockmelt was created by Rockmelt, Inc., located in Mountain View, California.[6] The final version, 2.2.0, was released on February 9, 2013. On August 2, 2013, Yahoo! acquired Rockmelt. Rockmelt’s apps and website were shut down after August 31, 2013. Yahoo!

Top Issues People Have with Internet Explorer, and Easy Ways to Fix Them Internet Explorer has come a long way since IE6, and you may have started using it again after reading one of the very convincing accounts of how Internet Explorer has greatly improved. However, technology will always have problems and glitches no matter the brand or how much it has improved. Here are some of the most common problems you may encounter with IE and quick and easy solutions for fixing them. Some of the troubleshooting methods may overlap from problem to problem. So in order to prevent redundancy, I will reference to a previous section in which that was discussed already. Always Check for Latest Updates

Flock (web browser) Support for Flock was discontinued in April 2011. A year later in April 2012 the old Flock website was back and carried a vague indication that the project might be resurrected, inviting readers to add themselves to a mailing list to receive future news.[10][11][12] As of April 2013 the site redirected to another business, indicating that the resurrection of the web browser did not occur. Flock was the successor to Round Two, who raised money from Bessemer Venture Partners, Catamount Ventures, Shasta Ventures and other angel investors. Bart Decrem and Geoffrey Arone co-founded the company.[13] Flock raised $15 million in a fourth round of funding led by Fidelity Ventures on May 22, 2008, for an estimated total of $30 million, according to CNET. The company's previous investors, Bessemer Venture Partners, Catamount Ventures, and Shasta Ventures, also participated in the round.[14] Other features include:

How to Reset Your Web Browser To Its Default Settings Want to reset your web browser to its default settings? You can’t necessarily just uninstall it — your personal files will stay on your computer. And if your browser is Internet Explorer, it can’t be uninstalled at all. Resetting your browser to its default state can often fix problems. For example, a program you install may change your search engine, install toolbars, and do other unwelcome things. Or you may have accidentally changed advanced settings on your own.

Google Chrome As of March 2014, StatCounter estimates that Google Chrome has a 43% worldwide usage share of web browsers, making it the most widely used web browser in the world.[13] History[edit] Google's Eric Schmidt opposed the development of an independent web browser for six years. He stated that "at the time, Google was a small company," and he did not want to go through "bruising browser wars." Five apps that will clean up Internet Explorer Even if you are not in the habit of visiting questionable Web sites, you may occasionally find it necessary to clean up Internet Explorer in an effort to protect your privacy and/or improve the browser's performance. This article discusses five utilities that can help you to clean up Internet Explorer and cover your tracks. This blog post is also available as a TechRepublic Photo Gallery. 1.

Safari (web browser) A version of Safari for the Microsoft Windows operating system was first released on June 11, 2007,[4] and supported Windows XP Service Pack 2, or later[5] but it has been discontinued.[6] Safari 5.1.7, released on May 9, 2012, is the last version available for Windows.[7][8] According to Net Applications, Safari accounted for 62.17 percent of mobile web browsing traffic and 5.43 percent of desktop traffic in October 2011, giving a combined market share of 8.72 percent.[9] Until 1997, Apple Macintosh computers were shipped with the Netscape Navigator and Cyberdog web browsers only. Internet Explorer for Mac was later included as the default web browser for Mac OS 8.1 and onwards,[10] as part of a five year agreement between Apple and Microsoft.

Take back control after Internet Explorer is hijacked My father-in-law—a computer novice—recently telephoned me for help changing his Internet Explorer home page. After I walked him through the usual technique, he explained that a Windows Permission Error was preventing him from making the change. I asked him a few more questions and soon realized that, at some point in the past, a pornographic Web site had hijacked his IE. Every time he opened IE, the browser went straight to this pornographic site. Worse yet, the modification prevented him from changing the home page. Web browser engine A web browser engine (sometimes called layout engine or rendering engine) is a software component that takes marked up content (such as HTML, XML, image files, etc.) and formatting information (such as CSS, XSL, etc.) and displays the formatted content on the screen. It draws on the content area of a window, which is displayed on a monitor or a printer. A layout engine is typically embedded in web browsers, e-mail clients, e-book readers, on-line help systems or other applications that require the displaying (and editing) of web content. Engines may wait for all data to be received before rendering a page, or may begin rendering before all data is received. This can result in pages changing as more data is received, such as images being filled in or a flash of unstyled content if rendering begins before formatting information is received.

How to Remove Babylon Search Toolbar Babylon Search. If you're reading this, chances are you've got this widely-hated software on your system, and you want it gone. Perhaps you've tried uninstalling Babylon already, but it keeps popping up. It's software that just won't die. Read on to see what it is, as well as instructions on how to kill the toolbar and related files for once and for all. What Is Babylon Search/Toolbar? Comparison of web browser engines Usage share as of 2013 by percent of layout engines/web browsers. The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of layout engines. While these are mainly used in web browsers, they are also used in email clients for rendering HTML email, and used to render EPUB e-books, for example.

How to Clear Your Cache on Any Browser The cache—your browser's local storehouse of code and images downloaded from the Internet—exists to help your Web experience run smoother. If you visit the same sites again and again, your computer can save time and resources by not downloading the same files over and over again. At least, that's how it's supposed to work.

WebKit WebKit is available under a BSD-form license[11] with the exception of the WebCore and JavaScriptCore components, which are available under the GNU Lesser General Public License. As of March 7, 2013, WebKit is a trademark of Apple, registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.[12]