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Clearing Your Browser in Internet Explorer 7.0 to 9.0

Last Updated: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 > Related Articles

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Summary

Learn to clear cache, temporary files, browse history and delete cookies in Internet Explorer.

Solution

Want to clear your cache, browse history or temporary Internet files. Want to delete cookies from specific sites? Learn how to do so in Internet Explorer, using the steps below.  For all PC browser-related articles see Manage Your PC Browser.

Cox does not support all browsers. The following information is for reference only. For specific information on using Internet Explorer 7.0 through 9.0, visit Microsoft.com.

Choose from one of the following solutions:

How do I clear my cache, also known as temporary Internet files?

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  1. On the menu bar click Tools, the click Internet Options
  2. From the General tab click the Delete button. This will take you to the Delete Browsing History window. 

Versions 8.0 and 9.0:
 

Put a check in the box next to Temporary Internet files, then click Delete again. 
 

Version 7.0 and older:
 

Click the Delete files button, then click Yes on the pop-up dialog box. Click Close.

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Click OK

 

How do I clear my browsing history?

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On the menu bar click Tools, then click Internet Options.
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From the General tab click the Delete button.
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Versions 8.0 to 9.0:
 

Put a check in the box next to History, then click Delete again. 
 

Version 7.0 and older:
 

Click the Delete History button, then click Yes on the pop-up dialog box. Click Close.

4
Click OK.

 

How do I delete cookies?

1
On the menu bar click Tools, then click Internet Options.
2

Versions 8.0 and 9.0:
 

Put a check in the box next to Cookies, then click Delete again. 
 

Version 7.0 and older:
 

Click the Delete Cookies button, then click Yes on the pop-up dialog box. Click Close.

3
Click OK.

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