How to Clear Your Browser Cache

Clearing your cache will maintain current versions of pages for faster loading proper functionality. If your browser attempts to load a cached page that is not up-to-date, you are likely to get an error message. For SIS users, it is essential that you clear your cache; highly sensitive data is stored in the cache when you exit the SIS.

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Firefox

If your menu bar is enabled:

Firefox menu bar

  1. Go to Tools>Options
  2. Click on the Advanced button
  3. Select Network tab
  4. Click on the Clear Now button
Firefox advanced tab

If you do not see a menu bar:

  1. Right click in space to right of tabs
  2. Select Menu Bar
  3. Follow directions for menu bar enabled

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Internet Explorer 8 and above

If your menu bar is enabled:

iemenubar

  1. Click the Tools menu and select Delete browser history
  2. In the Delete Browsing History window, unclick "Preserve Favorites website data" and click all other boxes:

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  1. Click Delete

If you do not see a menu bar:

  1. Right click in space to right of tabs
  2. Select Menu Bar
  3. Follow directions for menu bar enabled

Safari 6 (supported version)

  1. Pull down the Safari menu and choose Preferences
  2. Click the "Advanced" button at the top right

safari advanced tab

  1. Check the box at the bottom which reads "Show Develop menu in menu bar."

safari develop tab

  1. Close the Preferences box.
  2. Pull down the Develop menu and choose Empty Caches

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