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How do I clear my web browsers cache?
Posted by Support, Last modified by Support on 31 March 2009 02:03 PM
Clearing your Web browser cache forces the browser to load the latest versions of Web pages and programs you visit.

For Internet Explorer 4.x and Up
  1. Click "Tools" from the Internet Explorer menubar
  2. Click "Internet Options..."
  3. Click the "General" Tab
  4. Click the "Delete Files" button in the "Temporary Internet files" section
  5. If you still have a problem, repeat the steps above and restart the computer.


For Netscape 4.x and Up
  1. Click "Edit" from the Netscape menubar
  2. Click "Preferences..." from the "Edit" menu
  3. Expand the "Advanced" menu by clicking the triangle sign
  4. Click "Cache"
  5. Click both the "Clear Memory Cache" and the "Clear Disk Cache" buttons.


For Mozilla 1.x and Up
  1. Click "Edit" from the Mozilla menubar
  2. Click "Preferences..." from the "Edit" menu
  3. Expand the "Advanced" menu by clicking the plus sign
  4. Click "Cache"
  5. Click the "Clear Cache" button

For Firefox 2.x and Up
  1. Click "Tools" from the Firefox menubar
  2. Click "Clear Private Data..." from the "Tools" menu
  3. Check only the  "Browsing History" and "Download History" check boxes, leaving all the other check boxes unchecked.
  4. Click the "Clear Private Data Now" button

For Safari

  1. Click "Edit" from the Safari menubar
  2. Click "Empty Cache..." from the "Edit" menu
  3. Click the "Empty" button


For Opera
  1. Click "Edit" from the Opera menubar
  2. Click "Preferences..." from the "File" menu
  3. Click the "History and Cache menu"
  4. Click "Cache"
  5. Click ok to close the Preferences menu
  6. Please refer to the Opera support page on Web caching for more detailed information.


For AOL 3.x and Up
  1. Please refer to the AOL support page on Web caching for more detailed information.
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