How do I clear Cookies and Cache?


Well I'm not sure how to fix this problem but I found innappropriate things on my computer when I returned home and I don't know how to delete these items. I am specifically concerned with the search options in the drop down box that appear once you begin to type in the search engine boxes-not the web browser.

Let me know if you know how to fix this, I haven't figured it out yet.



This question was answered on November 22, 2006. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

Clearing the Cookies and Cache in your internet browser should remove the stored searches among other things

Clearing Cookies in Internet Explorer ver 6:

To delete a cookie

1 In Internet Explorer, on the Tools menu, click Internet Options

2 On the General tab, click Settings, and then click View files

3 Select the cookie you want to delete, and then, on the File menu, click Delete

Clearing Cookies and Cache in Firefox 2.0:

1 Click Tools from the top menu.

2 Select the Privacy Tab.

3 Click 'Clear Now'

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Posted by Joseph of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on November 22, 2006