Clearing Web Browser Cache, Data, Cookies and History

Clearing your web browser “cache” to re-enable a web page or to get rid of bad data is a simple procedure. Each web browser handles this is a different way. Instructions for the common ones are listed below.

Macs

Safari

Safari Menu, Reset Safari.  All boxes can be checked.  If you want to preserve saved passwords uncheck “Remove saved names and passwords”.  Click Reset.

Chrome

Hit the Command, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the “Clear browsing data” window. Change the timeframe to “the beginning of time”.  Below that check all the boxes. If you want to preserve any saved passwords you can uncheck the Passwords box. Clear browsing data

Firefox

Hit the Command, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Clear All History window. Change Time range to “Everything”.  Check all the options, Click Clear Now.

PCs

Internet Explorer

Hit the Ctrl, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Delete Browsing History window. Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data at the top.  Below that check all the boxes.  If you want to preserve any saved passwords you can uncheck the Passwords box.  Click Delete.

Firefox

Hit the Ctrl, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Clear All History window. Change Time range to “Everything”.  Check all the options, Click Clear Now.

Chrome

Hit the Ctrl, Shift and Delete keys at the same time to bring up the Clear browsing data window. Change the timeframe to “the beginning of time”.  Below that check all the boxes. If you want to preserve any saved passwords you can uncheck the Passwords box. Clear browsing data