Browsers for Windows® 7
What are the features and benefits of the browsers compatible with Windows 7?
Windows 7 is the latest Operating System from Microsoft. This edition of Operating System has got many latest and improved features while comparing with the previous versions of Windows OS. You could surf the Internet by using web browsers. Web browser is a type of software application used to retrieve data resources from the World Wide Web. You could also use this application to access the data from the web servers present in the private network. It is very important to use the best web browser having the best features. Before going to install a web browser on Windows 7 based PC, you have to make sure that the browser is compatible with the Operating System.
Below given points would discuss about the browsers which are compatible with the Windows 7:
- Internet Explorer 8
- Google Chrome
- Mozilla Firefox
Internet Explorer 8
Internet Explorer is compatible with the Windows 7. This is found included with the Windows 7. This browser has got tabbed browsing, bookmark management and extensions. The browsing speed could be increased since you could open many websites at the same time. There are latest address bar, suggestions for search and the also Accelerators. The routine Internet actions could be performed easily by using the Accelerators. While in the case of search suggestions, after you type any word, it would show the list of words having suggestions. The option called Live Search would give the visual suggestions also.
It is seen that Google Chrome version 9.0.597.84 is compatible with the Windows 7. This is a browser from Google. This would use the application framework and the WebKit layout engine. This is one of the of widely used web browser. This browser in Windows 7 would have got more improved speed. The stability and the security are also greatly improved. You could be able to set the application shortcuts for any website and you could open that in its own window. The latest version of Google Chrome is compatible with the Windows 7. By using the search bar, you could perform the searching in the browsing history. This browser would have the very small toolbar below the window when you open download file in the Google Chrome. It has best download manager.
It is seen that Mozilla Firefox 3.0, 3.5, and 3.6 would be able to work on Windows 7. This browser offers safe browsing due to the presence of many security features. Since it has got the tabbed browsing, you could easily navigate to the webpages. In order to organize the bookmarks, bookmark management is also present. By using large extension directory in the Mozilla Firefox, you would be able to extend the capabilities of the Mozilla Firefox. You can set themes to the Mozilla Firefox which creates a nice visual experience. The latest standard like HTML 5 is also included in the Mozilla Firefox.