How to find version of installed IE, Chrome, and Firefox

It's highly recommended you keep your Internet browsers running the latest version, to avoid any security issues and to have the most current features available to use. Knowing the version number of your browser is key to determining if you need to upgrade your browser. To determine what version you're running view the About page for each browser, as mentioned in the steps below.

Tip: Use the Computer Hope System information online tool to view your browser version, plugin versions, and more.

Internet Explorer
Firefox
Chrome

Microsoft Internet Explorer users

To view the About page in Internet Explorer, on the menu bar, click Help and then About Internet Explorer.

Tip: If you don't see the File, Edit View menu press the Alt key.

Internet Explorer File menu

This opens the Internet Explorer About page, where you can view the Version number, as shown below.

About Internet Explorer Window

Mozilla Firefox users

To view the About page in Mozilla Firefox, on the menu bar, click Help, About Mozilla Firefox.

Tip: If you don't see the File, Edit View menu press the Alt key.

Firefox menu

This opens the Mozilla Firefox About page, where you can view the Version number, as shown below.

Firefox about menu

Google Chrome users

To view the About page in Google Chrome, click the Wrench icon near the top right of the Chrome window (just below the X button that closes the window), the click About Google Chrome.

Chrome menu

This opens the Google Chrome About page, where you can view the Version number.  Google Chrome will even let you know if your version is up to date.

Chrome about box

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