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You can clear your Chrome history and cache by
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==Windows & Mac==
# Clicking on the '''Tools''' menu (Looks like a wrench, upper right of screen)
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Removing Private Data for current versions of Chrome:<br>
# Selecting '''Clear Browsing Data'''
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# Selecting everything except saved passwords (unless you would like them cleared)
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  <li> Click on the three vertical dots in the upper right hand corner of the browser.</li>
# Clicking on '''Clear Browsing Data'''
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  [[Image:chromeUpRight2.png|border]]
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  <li> Click on <b>History</b>.</li>
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  [[Image:ChromeHistory.png|border]]
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  <li>Click on "Clear browsing data"</li>
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  [[Image:ChromeHistoryPage.png|border]]
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  <li>A new page should open and a popup should come up. On the popup make sure that <b>Browsing history</b>, <b>Cookies and other site
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  data</b>, and <b>Cached images and files</b> are all checked off. Typically, these are all checked off by default. Then click <b>Clear
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  data</b>.</li>
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  [[Image:ChromeClearHistory2.png|border]]
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  <li> Now exit and close Chrome. Once you reopen Chrome, you will be good to go. </li>
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* If you would like more information about Google Chrome you can click [https://www.google.com/chrome/ here].
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Latest revision as of 17:30, 9 December 2019

Windows & Mac

Removing Private Data for current versions of Chrome:

  1. Click on the three vertical dots in the upper right hand corner of the browser.
  2.   ChromeUpRight2.png 
    
  3. Click on History.
  4.   ChromeHistory.png
    
  5. Click on "Clear browsing data"
  6.   ChromeHistoryPage.png
    
  7. A new page should open and a popup should come up. On the popup make sure that Browsing history, Cookies and other site data, and Cached images and files are all checked off. Typically, these are all checked off by default. Then click Clear data.
  8.   ChromeClearHistory2.png
    
  9. Now exit and close Chrome. Once you reopen Chrome, you will be good to go.


Content.png You can skip steps 1 through 3 if you hit Ctrl+Shift+Del


  • If you would like more information about Google Chrome you can click here.