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How To: Clear a Browser Cache

Internet Explorer 10

Click Tools, and select Delete Browsing History

Select Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History. 


Click Delete.

Internet Explorer 9 and 8

Click Tools, and select Delete Browsing History...

Select Temporary Internet files, Cookies, and History.

Click Delete.

Internet Explorer 7

From the Tools menu in the upper right, select Delete Browsing History...

To delete your cache, click Delete files...

To delete your cookies, click Delete cookies...

To delete your history, click Delete history...

Click Close, and then click OK to exit.

Firefox

The following instructions apply to Firefox 3.5 and later.

From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History.

  • If the menu bar is hidden, press Alt to make it visible.

From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range; to clear your entire cache, select Everything.

Click the down arrow next to "Details" to choose which elements of the history to clear.

Click Clear Now.

Chrome

In the browser bar, enter: chrome://settings/clearBrowserData

Select the items you want to clear.

  • (e.g., Clear browsing history, Clear download history, Empty the cache, Delete cookies and other site and plug-in data).

Select the time range that you would like to clear the items from.

  • To clear your entire cache, select the beginning of time.

Click Clear browsing data.

Opera

From the Opera menu, select Settings, and then Delete Private Data... 

In the dialog box that opens, select the items you want to clear, and then click Delete.

Safari

From the Safari menu, select Reset Safari...

From the menu, select the items you want to reset, and then click Reset.

  • As of Safari 5.1, Remove all website data covers both cookies and cache.
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