How to Clear Cache in Internet Explorer

It's necessary for you to clear cache in Internet Explorer on a regular basis. There are many different reasons for you to do that, you can speed up Internet Explorer after clearing out your history, cookies and other saved files like the images downloaded from the Web. Sometimes certain sites stop working and you need to delete cache to fix it. When people want to protect their privacy they also clear Internet Explorer history on their computer. In general, the Internet Explorer is more likely to work well when it caches small and clear it often. Here's how.

From the Internet Explorer menu, click Tools and choose Internet Options. If you are using different versions of Internet Explorer, the process of clearing Internet Explorer cache is a little different.

If using Internet Explorer 6, on the General Tab, in the Temporary Internet Files section, click Delete Cookies and click OK. Next, click Delete Files and click OK when prompted.

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If using Internet Explorer 7, under Browsing history select Delete. From the Delete Browsing History window select Delete all, and from the bottom of the dialog and click Yes when prompted. To delete individual categories, select Delete files, for the desired category and select Yes when promoted. When finished, click Close to close the Delete Browsing History window.

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If using Internet Explorer 8, select the General Tab, and then click the Delete, Make sure to uncheck Preserve Favorites website data and check both Temporary Internet Files and Cookies then click Delete.

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The above procedure for clearing the cache of Internet Explorer 8, but certain websites and applications like WiscMail may require a more thorough procedure. If you still have issues, you can close out of Internet Options, Click Tools and select Developer Tools. From the Developer Tools window, click on Cache and select Clear Browser Cache, and then click Yes.

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Ok, that's how to clear cache in Internet Explorer, and now you can close Internet Explorer and restart it for changes to take effect.

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