OS detection with VBScript (or javascript in ie3/4)

Does anyone know how to use Javascript or VBScript to detect if the user is using 95, 98 or nt4?  Its gota work under IE3 and 4.

Thanks.
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cyberwizzConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Yes,

The navigator.userAgent usually returns that info togther with others.
eg. Mozilla/2.0 (Win16; I)

Try this:

getOS() {
startvar = "(";
endvar = ";";
browser = navigator.userAgent;

for(i=0;i<browser.length;i++)
  {
  if(browser.charAt(i) == startvar)
    {
browser.substring(i-1, browser.length).indexOf(endvar) + i-1;
OS = browser.substring(i+1,end);
    }
 }
return OS;
}

That should work.
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cyberwizzCommented:
Oops. This line:
browser.substring(i-1, browser.length).indexOf(endvar) + i-1;

Should have read:

end = browser.substring(i-1, browser.length).indexOf(endvar) + i-1;
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