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Clearing Cache in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome & Safari

Clearing Cache: Internet Explorer 8.x or later

Here's how to clear your Internet Explorer 8.x (or later) cache:

  1. Click on Tools (it looks like a small gear near the top right), then Safety, then Delete browsing history.

  2. Deselect Preserve Favorites website data.

  3. Select Temporary Internet files and website files, cookies and website data, and History.

  4. Click Delete.

  5. Close all browser windows and restart Internet Explorer.

Clearing Cache: Firefox (most recent version)

Here's how to clear your Mozilla Firefox (most recent version) cache:

  1. Click Menu  from the main menu at the top of the Firefox window.

  2. Select Options (the Options window will appear).

  3. Select the Advanced tab on the left of the window.

  4. Click the Network tab.

  5. In the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now.

  6. In the Offline Web Content and User Data section, click Clear Now.

  7. Close all Firefox windows and restart.

Clearing Cache: Google Chrome

Here's how to clear your Google Chrome (most recent version) cache:

  1. Click on the Chrome menu on the browser toolbar.

  2. Select More Tools.

  3. Select Clear browsing data.

  4. A dialogue window will appear, providing you with a list of checkboxes for the types of information that you wish to have removed.

  5. You can also set how far back in your browsers history you wish to have removed.

  6. Once you have selected the types of information you wish to remove, click Clear browsing data.

Clearing Cache: Safari (Mac Only)

Here's how to clear your Safari (most recent version) cache for Mac OS X.

  1. Launch Safari.

  2. Click the Safari menu and select Empty Cache.

  3. Click the Empty button in the dialog box that appears to confirm the deletion of your cache.

When your computer is finished, close all instances of Safari. Launch a new Safari browser window.