CACHE BROWSER – WHY DO I NEED TO CLEAR MY CACHE BROWSER

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WHAT IS A CACHE BROWSER?

The cache browser is a temporary storage location on your computer. These are for files which are downloaded by your browser to display websites. The cache browser usually cached files that include any documents, that defines a website. Such documents include HTML files, Javascript, CSS style sheets, as well as a graphic image and other multimedia contents.

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HOW THE CACHE BROWSER WORKS

The cache browser works like this, when you revisit a website, the browser automatically checks which content was updated in the meantime and only downloads updated files or what is not already stored in the cache, thereby reducing the bandwidth usage on both the user and server and allows the page to load faster, hence the cache is especially useful when you have a slow or limited internet connection, therefore, this speeds up the rate of browsing and makes browsing easier and faster.

WHY DO I NEED TO CLEAR THE CACHE?

The cache browser can get quite filled up and may take up a lot of space on your system of mobile device hard drive it may be filled with data from websites you will never visit again. While you can limit how large it can get, it is still useful to occasionally clear it to fix problems and speed things up again.

HOW CAN I EASILY CLEAR THE CACHE?

To clear the cache is a simple process, with this article you can now clear the cache of any browser with ease.

FOR MOZILLA FIREFOX

  • Reload page and bypass cache: [Ctrl] + [F5] or [Ctrl] + [SHIFT] + [R] or [Shift] + browser Reloadbutton
  • clear cache: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Del]
  • eload page and bypass cache: [Ctrl] + [F5] or [Ctrl] + [SHIFT] + [R] or [Shift] + browserReload button
  • clear cache: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Del]

FOR GOOGLE CHROME

  • reload page: [Ctrl] + [F5] or [Shift] + [F5] or [Ctrl] + browserReload button
  • reload page and bypass cache: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [R] or perform above page reload twice in a row
  • clear cache: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Del]

FOR INTERNET EXPLORER 9

  • reload page and bypass cache: [Ctrl] + [F5] or [Ctrl] + browserRefresh button
  • clear cache: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + [Del]

Also; you can clear the cache browser through the browser menu, although this depends on the kind of browser you are using.

With this piece of article, I hope you now know what a cache browser is, why you need to clear your cache browser and also how to clear your cache browsers.