How to clear your browser's cache?

Well, some of you may be wondering what this cache is all about. The space used by your web browser to reduce bandwidth usage and server load is called the browser’s cache.

Now you may be wondering why should i clear that. If you clear your browser’s cache occassionally, it can free up space on your computer and could let your hard disk run faster.

Now one interesting fact. February 27th is National Clear your Browser’s Cache day. Sounds interesting nah?

I am only going to talk about the major browsers here. For others you will have to depend on Google. 🙂

Internet Explorer 7

The traditional, classic browser which is still existing in many computers. Its more likely to be referred as an anitique. :P.

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. Click on Tools menu.

  3. Click on Delete Browsing History

  4. In the Temporary Internet Files section choose Delete files.

  5. Click on Yes.

Internet Explorer 8

The more updated, the more modern, the more secure browser which is a successor of the internet explorer family. Or the microsoft family.

  1. Open Internet Explorer.

  2. Press Ctrl + Shift + Delete.

  3. Check the box next to temporary internet files.

  4. Click Delete.


The allrounder browser which has beautiful and plenty collection of add-ons and its a modern and advanced browser which is quite popular. Its designed to meet all the needs of people.

  1. Click on tools menu.

  2. Click on clear recent history.

  3. Choose the time period. You’d better choose Everything.

  4. Check then box Cache.

  5. Select Clear now.

Google chrome

The innovative, cool, new, fast browser. Chrome opens in a snap and does well like firefox.

  1. Open Google Chrome.

  2. Open tools menu.

  3. On under the hood tab, click Clear browsing data.

  4. Check the Empty Cache box.

  5. Choose time period.

  6. Click on Clear browsing data button… And you’re done. 🙂

Now you’ve your cache cleared. There are so many browsers like Safari, Navigator, Opera, Maxthon etc which are not written here. If you want to know about that, then just ask via comment.

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