How do I update my Internet browser?

Author's Note

I remember when you had to update your browser manually -- check your current version number, then check the browser site to see what was current, then download an .exe file. Heck, I remember when you never thought about browser updates at all. You just used whatever came on your computer when you bought it. We've got a much healthier browser ecosystem these days.

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