Webpage listing current Viasat Browser version

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Does anyone know if Viasat maintains a webpage that tells what the current version of the Viasat Browser is? 

Reason I ask is I try to keep non-essential services and processes trimmed with the help of Sysinternals Autoruns. It would be easier for me to check a webpage whether there's a new version or not than re-enabling all the browsers startup items and rebooting each time I need to check then disabling and rebooting afterwards.
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David S.

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Steve Frederick-VS1/Beam314, Champion

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The easiest way to see if the Viasat browser is up to date is to click on the three vertical dots to the right at the top of the screen, then Help, then About Viasat Browser.
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David S.

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@Diana Forgive me if I'm wrong but I cannot find a Viasat Browser Version # listed anywhere on that page from the link you gave just general info about the browser.

@ Steve Thanks that's how I would normally check but I know In Google Chrome it doesn't work with startup items disabled by an administrator so I'm assuming it wouldn't in Viasat Browser either since it's also Chrome based.
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Diana, Viasat Employee

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Hi David, no there is not a  phone number. You will need to send an email or you can call Customer Care at 855.463.9333.
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David S.

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Maybe I'm not explaining myself good enough. I'm not looking for help and I'm not looking for a telephone number. In my topic I was asking for a webpage that listed what version the current Viasat Browser was at such as 

"Viasat Browser Version 66.0.3359.19042 (Official Build) (stable channel) (32-bit)"

Or webpages such as these that list updates 

http://tweakguides.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Google_Chrome_version_history

Thanks, if not then I'll just go back to the hard way of doing things.
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I've searched with Google, Bing and Yahoo and I can't find a web page that shows the current version, nor the version history.  I don't think they have one, though it would be nice if they did.  
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David S.

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Thanks Gabe I appreciate it!
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Sorry for the delay in responding - on vacation this week.  You can check viasat://version to get the version information.
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I believe David S. would like to know whether there is a way to determine what the current version is without actually installing it. It appears he may have the Viasat Browser Update service(s) stopped wanting to control when updates actually occur.    
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It looks like you must be using the Viasat browser to allow this to work.
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David S.

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@Dances With Woofs finally someone understands, that and trying to get better performance from my older computer. 
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No David. They have nothing on the specific version information listed anywhere. It's a small team. But there's a variety of reasons one might want the information  and perhaps the browser team may take that into account in the future.
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Appreciate the question -- this page does not yet exist. I will talk to the team about the possibility of publishing such a page. Seems like it might be useful.