How do I delete my temporaary internet files ?

Question

I run Internet Explorer and Firefox 2.0.0.3. I need to delete the temporary internet files. I had no problem doing this for IE, but can not determine how to do it for Firefox. Can you please tell me how?

Answer

This question was answered on March 29, 2007. Much of the information contained herein may have changed since posting.

How do I delete Temporary Internet Files?

Windows Control Panel - delete Temporary Internet Files:

1.Click the Windows Start menu

2.Select Control Panel

3.Select Internet Options

4.Select the General tab

5.In the Temporary Internet Files section, click the Delete Files button

6.Do not check the clear Offline Content box Click Ok

7.Close the Control Panel windows

Internet Explorer - delete Temporary Internet Files:

1.Open Internet Explorer

2.Select the Tools menu

3.Select Internet Options

4.Select the General tab

5.In the Temporary Internet Files section, click the Delete Files button

6.Do not check the clear Offline Content box Click Ok

7.Click Ok to close the Tools window

FireFox (Mozilla) - clear browser cache

1.Open FireFox (Mozilla)

2.Click the Tools menu

3.Click Options

4.Click Privacy

5.Click the Clear button for Cache

AOL - clear browser cache:

AOL 9.0

1.Click Settings

2.Select the Index tab, and click Internet [Web] Options

3.Under Browsing History, where it says to Delete temporary files, cookies, saved passwords, and web form information, click Delete

4.Wait while the files are deleted, then click OK

AOL 7.0

1.In Keyword, enter: PREFERENCES Or, on the Settings menu on the AOL toolbar, click Preferences

2.In the Organization section of the Preferences window, click Internet Properties (WWW)

3.In the Temporary Internet Files section, click Delete Files

Click OK

Netscape - clear browser cache

1.Open Netscape

2.Click the Edit menu

3.Click Preferences

4.Click Advanced It expands to show a list of options

5.Click Cache

6.Click Clear Memory Cache

7.Click Clear Disk Cache

8.Click OK

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Posted by Ryan of Chandler-Gilbert Community College on March 29, 2007