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15th of August, 2013

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In most browsers, you can use the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+DELETE to bring up the menu with the options for clearing cache, cookies, and temporary files

Internet Explorer 10

  1. Click the "gear" icon in the upper right corner
  2. From the Safety menu in the upper right, click Delete Browsing History…
  3. Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data and check Temporary Internet files and website files, and Cookies and website data
  4. Click Delete

Internet Explorer 9

  1. Click the "gear" icon in the upper right corner
  2. From the Safety menu in the upper right, click Delete Browsing History…
  3. Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data and check Temporary Internet Files and Cookies
  4. Click Delete

Internet Explorer 8

  1. From the Safety menu in the upper right, click Delete Browsing History…
  2. Uncheck Preserve Favorites website data and check Temporary Internet Files and Cookies
  3. Click Delete

Internet Explorer 7

  1. From the Tools menu in the upper right, select Delete Browsing History
  2. Next to Temporary Internet Files, click Delete files…
  3. Click Close, and then click OK to exit.

Firefox 4 and up (Windows)

  1. Click Firefox button in the top left, (in Windows XP, may be a Tools button)
  2. Click Options, then select the Advanced tab.
  3. Click on the Network tab below.
  4. In the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now
  5. Click OK

Firefox 3.5 (Mac OS X)

  1. From the Tools menu, select Clear Recent History... .
  2. From the Time range to clear: drop-down menu, select the desired range. To clear your entire cache, select Everything.
  3. Click the down arrow next to Details to choose what history elements to clear. Click Clear Now.

Safari

  1. From the Safari menu, select Reset Safari...
  2. From the menu, only select Empty the cache and Remove all cookies, then press Reset.

Opera

  1. From the Tools menu, click Delete Private Data.
  2. Click the details button.
  3. Select what you would like to have cleared.
  4. Press delete.
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