"My computer is old and slow. If I could
handle Netscape, I'd get Windows 95 too!"
Fortunately, there are browsers designed specifically
for people in this situation who want a more compact,
less demanding tool. Well, there's at least one! If
you know of others, don't hesitate to sign up as an
author and add more browsers to this section.
The Opera web browser requires only a 386SX and
8 megabytes of RAM. It provides compatibility with most
of the web pages out there; specifically, it supports
in the latest release (3.21) as of this writing (May
1998). Opera features 128 bit encryption. There is also support for disabled users. Opera is
available both for Windows 3.1 and for Windows 95/NT.
Opera is sold as shareware (you can download an evaluation
copy through the Internet and register if you like the
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