How to Clear Browser Cache


Clearing your browser cache is simple and helps you perform better and keep you safer while online. Some tips from the sources:

Google Chrome

Deleting cache and other browser data

You have full control over your browsing data. This data includes your browsing and download history, cache, cookies, passwords, and saved form data. Use the “Clear browsing data” dialog to delete all your data or just a portion of your data, collected during a specific period of time.

Delete all your data

  1. Click the wrench icon wrench icon on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select Tools.
  3. Select Clear browsing data.
  4. In the dialog that appears, select the checkboxes for the types of information that you want to remove.
  5. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select beginning of time to delete everything.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.

Delete specific items from your browsing data

Instead of deleting entire categories of your browsing data, you can pick specific items to delete. Click these links to see more instructions.

Clear Internet Explorer Cache

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/260897

 

Clear Firefox Cache

Automatically clear the cache

You can set Firefox to automatically clear the cache when Firefox closes:

  1. At the top of the Firefox window, click on the Firefox button (Tools menu in Windows XP) and then click Options.
  2. Select the Privacy panel.
  3. In the History section, set Firefox will: to Use custom settings for history.
  4. Select the check box for Clear history when Firefox closes.Clear Cache Win2
  5. Beside Clear history when Firefox closes, click the Settings… button. The Settings for Clearing History window will open.
  6. In the Settings for Clearing History window, click the check mark box next to Cache.Clear Cache Win3
  7. Click OK to close the Settings for Clearing History window.
  8. Click OK to close the Options window.

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