If you are browsing the Internet it is very important that you learn how to clear browser Cache files in Firefox. Of course you might be using Internet Explorer, but the basic principles apply when clearing browser cache. Sometimes you need to clear browser Cache files to get a fresh review of an Internet web page or even to clear your cookies. For example you might be filling out a form and having a problem because you have been to the page before and the webpage can see your cookies. If you clear the browser Cache files which will include the cookies, you will be free to start filling out your form as if you are a new person.
Also clearing your browser cache files in Firefox will allow you to view new versions of webpages. As I work on websites full time, I often come across people that cannot see this same web page that I am seeing. This is because their browser is showing them an older version of the webpage.
What files will be deleted when you clear browser cache files in Firefox?
When you clear browser Cache files in Firefox you will be shown a box called “clear all history” where you will see options to choose. If you tick the boxes these things will be cleared up or deleted for you. As you can see in the screenshot below, you can form and search history, cookies, cache, active logins, and site preferences. These include all the temporary files that have been made by your browser. Please do not think that this is actually cleaning up your computer because there are more hidden files besides this slot. For example in your computer maintenance endeavors you would need to delete temporary Internet files and also temporary files that are stored in two different places.
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