Rob, Vincent, STOP with this nonsense !
Rob Holmes said: "they couldn't get on to the internet TO EVEN DOWNLOAD AN ALTERNATIVE BROWSER"
vincent himpe said:
If no browser is installed then you can not get on the internet to download a different browser.
STOP WITH THIS NONSENSE !!!
It is not because you are completetely IGNORANT about the capacities of your OS that these do not exist !!!
You are confusing the web with the internet.
People have downloaded files on their computers by internet for more than 20 years before the web existed, thus, inevitably, without Microsoft Explorer !!
NO need for Microsoft Explorer to download a web browser !!!
Simply use TELNET or FTP, the File Transport procedure present on every computer that could be connected to the internet !
Make this simple test by yourself:
Click on Start->Run
Type: ftp -A releases.mozilla.org
Press <Enter> or click on [ OK ]
Miraculously, your are on a FTP site from witch you can download Firefox !!!
==>> Without any need of Microsoft Explorer !!!
Paris, because SHE knows better !!!