Difference between revisions of "Firefox Private Data"

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==Windows==
 
==Windows==
'''Firefox 2 and 3'''
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This is how to reset current versions Firefox:
 
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#Either click on the orange Firefox button on the top left, or click on '''Tools''' in the menu bar
You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by
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#Click on '''Options'''
# Clicking on the '''Tools''' menu
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#Click on the '''Privacy''' tab
# Selecting '''Clear Private Data'''
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#Click on the '''Clear all current history''' option
# Selecting everything except saved passwords (unless you would like them cleared)
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#Set the time frame to '''Everything''' and choose the '''cookies''' and '''cache''' checkboxes
# Clicking on '''Clear Private Data Now'''
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#Click on '''clear now'''. Close Firefox, open it back and up and you're good to go.  
 
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'''Firefox 3.5 and above'''
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You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by:
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# Clicking on the '''Tools''' menu
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# Select '''Clear Recent History'''
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#Select a time range to delete items. It is recommended you select '''Everything'''
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# Click The '''Details''' Drop Down Menu
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# Click on desired things to delete. You will usually just need cache and cookies.
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{{yellowbox|Hitting CTRL+SHIFT+DEL will sometimes take you right to step 5, but it does not always work.|}}
 
==Mac==
 
==Mac==
 
'''Firefox 3.5 and above for Mac'''
 
'''Firefox 3.5 and above for Mac'''

Revision as of 19:58, 12 July 2012

Windows

This is how to reset current versions Firefox:

  1. Either click on the orange Firefox button on the top left, or click on Tools in the menu bar
  2. Click on Options
  3. Click on the Privacy tab
  4. Click on the Clear all current history option
  5. Set the time frame to Everything and choose the cookies and cache checkboxes
  6. Click on clear now. Close Firefox, open it back and up and you're good to go.
Content.png Hitting CTRL+SHIFT+DEL will sometimes take you right to step 5, but it does not always work.

Mac

Firefox 3.5 and above for Mac

You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by:

  1. Pressing command+shift+delete at the same time.
  2. Here you can choose to delete cache, cookies, and history. Usually you will only need cache and cookies.