Clearing Browser Cache

Internet Explorer 8

  1. Click the Tools menu.
  2. Click on Delete Browsing History...
  3. Very Important!!! Uncheck "Preserve Favorites Website Data"
  4. Select Temporary Internet Files.
  5. Click the Delete button near the bottom of the window to delete your temporary files (i.e. clear your cache).

Internet Explorer 7

  1. From the Tools menu in the upper right, select Internet Options.
  2. Under "Browsing history", click Delete... .
  3. To delete your cache, click Delete files... .

    To delete your cookies, click Delete cookies... .

    To delete your history, click Delete history... .

  4. Click Close, and then click OK to exit.

Firefox 3.5 and up

  1. Click on Tools.
  2. Click on Clear Recent History.
  3. Beside Time range to clear click Everything"
  4. Click on Details and select only Cache.
  5. Select Clear Now.

Firefox 3.0 and below

Below is the full method, although it is possible to simply go to Tools, and select Clear Private Data, or to just press Ctrl+Shift+Delete. Please note that these options clear what you have set the browser to clear in Tools > Options... > Privacy, which can mean the cache, although it may also include passwords, and search and browsing history, so be careful.

  1. Go to Tools and select Options...
  2. Go to the Privacy tab, and click Settings...
  3. Select what you would like to have cleared.
  4. Return to the Options menu.
  5. Press Clear Now under the Settings button.