How to clear your browser's cache, history and delete cookies

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1. Open Google Chrome.

2. Select Settings from the Chrome menu.

3. Select the History link in the upper left.

4. Select Clear browsing data…

5. Obliterate the following items from: Select the beginning of time from the drop down menu.

6. Select specific attributes you wish to clear.


1. Open Firefox.

2. Click the menu button and choose Options. Select Options again from the menu.

3. Select the Advanced tab.

4. Select the Network sub-tab.

5. Click Clear Now button with in the Cached Web Content section near the top.

6. Click OK.

Internet Explorer

1. Open Internet Explorer.

2. Select Internet options from the  menu that appears when you select the cog icon in the upper right-hand corner.

3. Select the General tab.

4. Under the Browsing history section select Delete.

5. A Delete Browsing History window will appear. Select the specific attributes you wish to clear and click the Delete button.


1. Open Safari.

2. In the top left, select Safari, then select Reset Safari… from the drop down menu.

3. A Reset Safari window will appear.

4. Select the items you want to reset.

5. Click Reset.

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