Clear your Cache

Clear your cache!

If you have worked with computers for any length of time you have probably heard the recommendation to clear your cache to solve problems with the web browser. This is a good tool to have in your internet problem solving tool belt and can save a lot of frustration!

What is your browser cache?

Your web browser will save web page files so it doesn’t have to download them every time it looks at a website. It saves them into something called a browser cache. This can get you into trouble sometimes when a website updates its files, but your browser has the old version in its cache.

How do I clear my cache?

Clearing your cache can be easy depending on your comfort level with technology. Choose the method that is right for you:

Keyboard shortcut method

You can get to the Clear your Cache settings page on most modern browers by using this keyboard shortcut:

CRTL + SHIFT + Delete

If that does not work for you, try the step-by-step instructions below.

Step-by-step instructions

Web browsers like Google Chrome and Firefox update themselves all the time! We recommend checking out this site for step by step information on how to clear your browser cache in different web browsers:



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