User Agent ? How to identify the OS from the user agent

Posted on 2009-12-21
Last Modified: 2013-11-24
The user agent appears as the following:

HTTP User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 6.0; en-US) AppleWebKit/532.0 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/ Safari/532.0

Is this a hybrid Mac Windows OS or is this something else. What is AppleWebKit for anyway..sorry I am a PC :)
Question by:mindserve
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    Applewebkit is part of the Safari web browser (that also works on PCs)

    User agent is not a foolproof way of determining OS as it can be spoofed.

    See also: for a complete description of webkit.

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