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Re: SM reported as Chrome?




On 03/02/17 2:19 PM, David E. Ross wrote:
> On 3/2/2017 11:09 AM, David E. Ross wrote:
>> On 3/2/2017 10:31 AM, Mr. Ed wrote:
>>> On 03/02/17 12:39 PM, David E. Ross wrote:
>>>> On 3/2/2017 3:43 AM, Mr. Ed wrote:
>>>>> Interesting - Running speed tests on www.dslreports.com they have my
>>>>> browser listed as:
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Device / OS 	desktop / Windows Win10
>>>>> Browser 	Android Chrome version: 54.0.2840.85
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>> Where (or how) does DSLReports show what browser you are using?
>>>>
>>> Go down left side select "Speed Tests".
>>> Select connection type and run tests.
>>> After test is done select "Results"  and scroll down.
>>>
>>> Just did it again and this time I get:
>>>
>>>
>>> Device / OS 	desktop / Windows Win10
>>> Browser 	Firefox version: 51.0
>>>
>>> Interesting since my User Agent shows neither Chrome not Firefox.  It is:
>>> User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:51.0) Gecko/20100101 SeaMonkey/2.48
>>>
>>> I think they need a better 'sniffer'.
>>>
>> Hmmm!  It correctly got my system (desktop, Windows 7) on all tests.  On
>> the first test, it said I am using Safari 10.0.3.  On a rerun, it then
>> said I am using Chrome 56.0.2924.87.  Another rerun after disabiling my
>> Secret Agent extension, it then said I am using Android Chrome
>> 58.0.3026.5.  (Is there a desktop version of Android Chrome?)
>>
>> All this makes me doubt the accuracy of the DSLReports tools.
>>
> Running SeaMonkey 2.46 in Safe Mode (something I forget to mention in my
> prior message), it said I am using Mobile Safari 9.0.
>
You're right.  Makes all the other information suspect

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