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Clearing your Cache BEFORE you start editing
Posted by Jamie on 15 January 2008 06:22 PM

Clearing your cache can significantly improve the speed and performance of your browser and can fix not seeing the edits you have made in your admin. The following procedures provide steps to clear the cache for a variety of browsers:

Clearing Cache on Microsoft Internet Explorer 6.0

  1. Click Start and select Settings, then Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Internet Options to open Internet Properties.
  3. Click Delete Files.
  4. Click OK on the Delete Files dialog box.
  5. Click OK.

Clearing Cache on Microsoft Internet Explorer 7.0

  1. Click Start and select Settings, then Control Panel.
  2. Double-click Internet Options.
  3. Click the General tab.
  4. Click Delete under the Browsing History section.
  5. Click Delete Files in the Delete Browsing History dialog box.
  6. Click OK.
  7. Click Close.
  8. Close and relaunch your browser.

Clearing Cache on Netscape Navigator 9.X

  1. Click Tools and select Options.
  2. Click the Privacy.
  3. Click Clear Now under the Private Data section.
  4. Check the box Cache and Clear Private Data Now.
  5. Click OK.
  6. Close and re-launch your browser.

Clearing Cache on Firefox 1.0

  1. Click Tools and select Options.
  2. Click the Privacy Icon.
  3. Click Clear next to the Cache section.
  4. Click Ok.
  5. Exit and relaunch the browser.

Clearing Cache on Firefox 1.5

  1. Click Tools and select Options.
  2. Click the Privacy icon.
  3. Click the Cache tab and click Clear Cache Now.
  4. Click Ok.
  5. Exit and relaunch the browser.

AOL 7.0

  1. Close your browser.
  2. Click Start, select Settings and Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Internet Options.
  4. Click Delete Files.
  5. Click OK on the Delete Files dialog box.
  6. Click OK.

AOL 8.0

  1. Close your browser.
  2. Click Start, select Settings and Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Internet Options.
  4. Click Delete Files.
  5. Click OK on the Delete Files dialog box.
  6. Click OK.

AOL 9.0

  1. Close your browser.
  2. Click Start, select Settings and Control Panel.
  3. Double-click Internet Options.
  4. Click Delete Files.
  5. Click OK on the Delete Files dialog box.
  6. Click OK.

Safari 1.x for Macintosh

  1. Click the Safari menu and selectEmpty Cache.
  2. Click Empty on the Are you sure message box.
  3. Exit and relaunch the browser.

Safari 2.0 for Macintosh

  1. Click the Safari menu and selectEmpty Cache.
  2. Click Empty on the Are you sure message box.
  3. Exit and relaunch the browser.

Firefox 1.5 for Macintosh

  1. Click the Firefox menu and select Preferences.
  2. Click the Privacy icon and click the Cache tab.
  3. Click Clear Cache Now.
  4. Click the X in the top left corner to close the Privacy window.
  5. Exit and re-launch the browser.

Firefox 2.0 for Macintosh

  1. Click the Firefox menu and select Preferences.
  2. Click the Advances icon and click the Network tab.
  3. Click Clear Now under the Cache section.
  4. Click the X in the top left corner to close the Advanced window.
  5. Exit and re-launch the browser.
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