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Clear Out Your Cache and Cookies.

Posted by Box Off My Computer on March 27, 2010 at 5:33 PM

If your browser is playing up, sluggish and struggling with certain functions, it may be time to

Clear Out Your Cache and Cookies.

What Is Cache?

A browser's cache is just some of its memory that's devoted to remembering what a page used to look like. Using cache, browsers can open pages they've seen before more quickly.

What Is A Cookie?

Cookies are tiny files stored by your browser that remember your personal settings. When you go to a site you've been to before, the cookies remind the site how you like the info on it to be displayed.

Most modern browsers allow users to decide whether to accept cookies, and the time frame to keep them, but rejecting cookies makes some websites unusable.

To Clear Out Your Cache and Cookies In Your Browser

Internet Explorer

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