How to delete/clear Cache and Cookies

What is a browser?

A web browser is the application used on your computer, laptop, or mobile device to explore the internet. Some examples of commonly used browsers are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small files that websites put on your PC to store information about your preferences. Cookies can improve your browsing experience by allowing sites to remember your preferences or letting you avoid signing in each time you visit certain sites. However, some cookies may put your privacy at risk by tracking sites that you visit. You may want to configure your browser's settings to not accept cookies (on work computers) or remove cookies upon closing or exiting the browser window.

What is browser cache?

Browser cache or temporary internet files are a way that browsers download website images, data and documents for faster viewing in the future. By keeping a local copy of some website information, your browser will be able to load at least some information from each page you have visited without downloading that information again from the server. The downside is that the information on a website may have changed while your browser loads an older version. It is recommended that you clear your browser cache every few weeks to keep it running efficiently. You may want to configure your browser's settings to delete or remove your browser's cache upon closing or exiting the browser window.

How to delete/clear cache & cookies:

In most computer-based web browsers, to open menus used to clear your cache, cookies, and history; press Ctrl-Shift-Delete (Windows) or Command-Shift-Delete (Mac). If this doesn't work, follow the appropriate instructions below.

How to set your browser to delete/clear each time it closes:

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