Category: General

How to detect if the visitor of a website is running Windows Vista

Different languages have different ways of getting information about the visitors. However, most languages can get the User Agent, which provides us, the webmasters, with information about the visitor’s browser, plugins and operating system. For example if the user agent of a visitor is: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1; .NET CLR 1.1.4322) Windows […]

How to detect if the visitor of a website is using Internet Explorer 7 Beta 1

Looking at the user agent we get information about the visitors, such as the operating systems they are running, browsers they are using, or what version of .NET Framework they have installed. The user agent is retrieved differently depending on the programming language you are using for your website. Since Internet Explorer 6.0 is the dominant browser, […]

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