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The guide to clear your Browser/Java cache

30 November 2016 - The steps to clear the cache from all the browsers

Please find below the steps to clear the cache from all the browsers.

Internet Explorer 8,9,10

Open Internet Explorer.

  1. IE 8: From the Tools menu choose Internet Options. IE 9: In the upper right corner, click the small gear icon (to the right of the star icon) and choose Internet Options
  2. On the General tab, under Browsing history, click Delete.
  3. Un-check the Preserve Favorites website data
  4. Check the Temporary Internet files and Cookies
  5. The Form data, Passwords, and in Private Filtering data boxes may be left un-checked. You can check them to delete this data if you so choose.
  6. Click Delete.
  7. When finished, click OK to return to your Internet Explorer window.
  8. Close the Internet Explorer window and reopen.

Clear the Cache in Internet Explorer 11

  1. Open Internet Explorer 11.
  2. On the very right-hand side of the browser, click on the gear icon, also called the Tools icon, followed by Safety, and finally Delete browsing history... Note: If you have the Menu bar enabled, you can instead click Tools and then Delete browsing history…
  3. In the Delete Browsing History window that appears, uncheck all options except the one labelled Temporary Internet files and website files.
  4. Click Delete.
  5. The Delete Browsing History window will disappear and you may notice your mouse icon go busy for a few moments.

As soon as your cursor returns to normal, or you notice the “finished deleting” message at the bottom of the screen, consider your temporary Internet files deleted.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Click the menu button and choose Options.
  2. Select the Advanced.
  3. Click on the Network.
  4. In the Cached Web Content section, click Clear Now.
  5. Close the about:preferences Any changes you’ve made will automatically be saved


  1. Click the Chrome menu  on the browser toolbar.
  2. Select More tools.
  3. Select Clear browsing data.
  4. In the dialogue that appears, select the tickboxes for the types of information that you want to remove.
  5. Use the menu at the top to select the amount of data that you want to delete. Select beginning of time to delete everything.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.

To clear your Java cache in Windows

  1. Click Start > Control Panel.
  2. Locate and double click the Java icon in the Control Panel.
  3. Click Settings under Temporary Internet Files.
  4. Click Delete Files.
  5. Select all boxes and click OK on Delete Temporary Files window.
  6. Click OK on Temporary Files Settings window.
  7. Click OK to close the Java Control Panel.

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Last edited: 10 September 2018 3:48 pm