Clear Cache and Cookies (Temporary Internet Files) from Internet Explorer

Environment

 Windows Internet Explorer

Issue

Clearing potentially corrupted cache, cookies, or other temporary internet files from the Internet Explorer browser

Resolution

If you have multiple Internet Explorer windows or tabs open, close all but one.

  • Click the Gear icon in the upper right corner to get to the Tools menu
  • Choose Internet Options
  • Click the Delete ... button in the Browsing History section of the General tab
  • Check the boxes for Preserve Favorites website data, Temporary Internet files, Cookies and Website Data, and Download History
  • Click Delete

NOTE: It can take a few minutes to clear the cache depending on how long it has been accumulating.

  • Click OK
  • Restart your computer

Additional Information

For more information, please see "Why is it Necessary to Clear Cache and Cookies (or Temporary Internet Files) from Browsers" in this knowledge base.

Details

Article ID: 131
Created
Mon 4/20/20 8:03 AM
Modified
Mon 5/11/20 3:26 PM