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'''Firefox 2 and 3'''
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==Windows==
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This is how to reset current versions Firefox:
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<ol>
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  <li> Click on the icon in the upper right hand corner of the browser that looks like books on a bookshelf. </li>
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  [[Image:FirefoxUpRight.png|border]]
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  <li> Click on <b>History</b> </li>
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  [[Image:FirefoxHistory.png]]
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  <li> Click on <b>Clear Recent History...</b> </li>
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  [[Image:FirfoxClearRecentHistory.png|Border]]
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  <li> Set the "Time range to clear" to <b>Everything</b> and ensure that the <b>Cookies</b>, <b>Cache</b>, and <b>Active Logins</b>
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  checkboxes are checked off. You may also check off <b>Browsing & Download History</b>, and <b>Form & Search History</b> if you desire.
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  </li>
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  [[Image:FirefoxClearAllHistory.png|border]]
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  <li> Click on <b>Clear Now</b>. Close Firefox, open it back up and you're good to go. </li>
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</ol>
  
You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by
 
# Clicking on the '''Tools''' menu
 
# Selecting '''Clear Private Data'''
 
# Selecting everything except saved passwords (unless you would like them cleared)
 
# Clicking on '''Clear Private Data Now'''
 
  
<gallery perRow="4">
 
Image:Ffclear1.jpg
 
Image:Ffclear2.jpg
 
</gallery>
 
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'''Firefox 3.5 Beta'''
 
  
You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by
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{{yellowbox|You can skip steps 1 through 3 if you hit Ctrl+Shift+Del|}}
# Clicking on the '''Tools''' menu
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# Selecting '''Clear Recent History'''
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# Click The '''Details''' Drop Down Menu
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* For more information about Firefox you can click [https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/ here.]
# Selecting everything except saved passwords (unless you would like them cleared)
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# Click on desired things to delete. You will usually just need cache and cookies.
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==Mac==
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'''Firefox 3.5 and above for Mac'''
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You can clear your Firefox cache, cookies, and history by:
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#Pressing '''command+shift+delete''' at the same time.
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#Here you can choose to delete cache, cookies, and history. Usually you will only need cache and cookies.
  
  
 
[[Category:Browser Help]]
 
[[Category:Browser Help]]
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]
 
[[Category:HOWTO]]

Latest revision as of 17:07, 9 December 2019

Windows

This is how to reset current versions Firefox:

  1. Click on the icon in the upper right hand corner of the browser that looks like books on a bookshelf.
  2.   FirefoxUpRight.png
    
  3. Click on History
  4.   FirefoxHistory.png
    
  5. Click on Clear Recent History...
  6.   Border
    
  7. Set the "Time range to clear" to Everything and ensure that the Cookies, Cache, and Active Logins checkboxes are checked off. You may also check off Browsing & Download History, and Form & Search History if you desire.
  8.   FirefoxClearAllHistory.png
    
  9. Click on Clear Now. Close Firefox, open it back up and you're good to go.


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


  • For more information about Firefox you can click here.

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.