Answered By: Josh Denby
Last Updated: Jan 12, 2017     Views: 274

***Warning*** Clearing your history, cache, and cookies will result in the loss of all temporary files saved in your web browser. This may mean that some login information to other web resources may be lost. We recommend that you either memorize or save any personal login scripts you need for non-library web resources you use on a regular basis.

Internet Explorer Mozilla Firefox Safari

Clearing cookies/cache:

  • Click on the Tools menu in the middle of the menu bar
  • Choose Internet Options
  • On the General tab page, click on Delete Cookies, Delete Files

Clearing cookies and cache:

  • Go to Tools > Options
  • Click Privacy
  • Click Cookies tab and then click Clear Cookies Now
  • Click Cache tab and then click Clear Cache Now
  • Click OK to close the Options window

Clearing cache:

  • From the Safari menu > Click Empty Cache
  • When asked “Are you sure you want to empty the Cache?” > Click Empty

Changing security/privacy settings to the default:

  • Click on the Tools menu in the middle of the menu bar
  • Choose Internet Options
  • Under the Security tab, click the Default Level button
  • Under the Privacy tab, click the Default button

Using the Clear Private Data tool to automate deletion of private data:

  • Go to Tools > Options
  • Click Privacy
  • Click Cookies tab > Settings
  • Make selections
  • Click OK

To clear the cookies:

  • From the Safari menu > Click Preferences
  • From the Security dialog box > click Bookmarks
  • Click Show Cookies
  • From the Cookie dialog box > click Choose a Cookie > click Remove
or:
  • To delete all cookies > click Remove All
  • Click Done

Validating:

  • Click on OK
  • Close and reopen IE browser

Changing privacy settings:

  • Go to Tools > Options
  • Click Privacy
  • Click Cookies tab
  • Click ‘Allow sites to set Cookies’
  • Click Content tab
  • Make sure ‘Enable Java’ and ‘Enable JavaScript’ are selected
  • Click OK

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