How do I clear the cache in Internet Explorer

How do I  clear the  cache in Internet Explorer

To clear your cache

If you are using any version of Microsoft Internet Explorer 7:

  • from your browser menu select: Tools
  • from the drop-down menu select: Internet Options
  • on the “General” tab (the 1st one at the top) look for the “Browsing History” section near the middle of the window, and click on the “Delete” button.
  • In the new dialogue box, click “Delete Files” in the Temporary Internet Files section, and then click “Yes”.
  • Click the “Close” button and then click the “OK” button.

If you are using any version of Microsoft Internet Explorer 8:

  • from your browser menu select: Tools
  • from the drop-down menu select: Internet Options
  • on the “General” tab (the 1st one at the top) look for the “Browsing History” section near the middle of the window, and click on the “Delete” button.
  • In the new dialogue box, de-select the checkbox for “Preserve Favorites website data”, select the checkbox for “Temporary Internet Files”, and then click “Delete“.

If you are using Firefox 1.5 to 3:

  • Click “Tools” and select “Options” on the Firefox menu bar.
  • Click the “Privacy Icon” on the Option menu bar to open the Privacy Properties.
  • Click “Clear” across from the Cache/Private Data option.
  • Click “Ok” to return to the browser main page.
  • Exit and re-launch the browser.

If you are using Firefox 3.5 +:

  • Click “Tools” and select “Clear Recent History” on the Firefox menu bar.
  • In the new dialogue box, select “Everything” in the drop-down menu next to “Time range to clear”.
  • Click “Details” and select “Cache”.
  • Select “Clear Now”.

For users of other browsers, please refer to your browser’s documentation on memory/disk caching.

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