Internet Explorer: Clearing Your Browser’s Cache

This article will demonstrate how to clear the Internet Explorer 11 browser’s cache.

Step 1

Once you have opened the Internet Explorer (IE) web browser application click the gear icon located in the upper right-hand location of your web browser:

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Step 2

This will give you a drop-down menu. Select the following options:

  1. Click the Safety menu item
  2. Click the Delete browsing history... menu item

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Step 3

You will then see the “Delete Browsing History” pop-up window below. Next, follow these steps:

  1. Uncheck the first option: Preserve Favorites website data
  2. Make sure the following 3 checkboxes are selected: Temporary Internet files and website files, Cookies and website data, History

Then click the Delete button.

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Step 4

At the bottom of your web browser you will see a pop-up window that will inform you that “Internet Explorer has finished deleting the browsing history”.

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Restart your browser for changes to take effect.

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