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==Clear Internet Explorer's cache (versions 7 and 8)==
===Accessing Internet Options===
To reset the Browser Settings for Internet Explorer 7 and 8, access the Internet Options dialog:
# Click '''Start'''
# Then click on '''Control Panel'''
# Open '''Internet Options'''
===Clear the cache===
====Temporary Internet files and history====
There are minor differences between IE7 and IE8. Internet Explorer 7 will have buttons, and Internet Explorer 8 will have checkboxes. The screenshots shown are for Internet Explorer 8.
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[[image:Ie8clear1.jpg|left|thumb|100px|Step 1]]
[[image:Ie8clear2.jpg|none|thumb|100px|Steps 2 though 8]]
# At the '''General Tab''' – Under the heading '''Browsing History''' click '''Delete'''
# Uncheck '''Preserve Favorites website data''' (IE8 only).
# Click/Check '''Delete Files''', click '''Yes''' to confirm (IE7 only).
# Click/Check '''Delete Cookies''', click '''Yes''' to confirm (IE7 only).
# Click/Check '''Delete History''', click '''Yes''' to confirm (IE7 only).
# Click/Check '''Form Data''', click '''Yes''' to confirm (IE7 only).
# Check '''In Private Filtering data''' (IE8 only).
# Click '''Close' if you are using IE7 or 'Delete''' if you are using IE8.
====Clear the SSL State====
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[[image:Ie8clear5.jpg|none|thumb|100px|Steps 1 and 2]]
# Click on the '''Content''' tab
# Under the '''Certificates''' heading click '''Clear SSL State'''
# Click '''OK''' to confirm
# Click '''OK''' to close the menu
===Reset 'Advanced Settings'===
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[[image:Ie8clear6.jpg|none|thumb|100px|Steps 1 and 2]]
# Click '''Advanced'''
# Click '''Restore Advanced settings'''
===Reset Internet Explorer to Default Settings===
<i>Internet Explorer must be closed for this process</i><br>
If Internet Explorer is unusable 
# Click <b>Start</b>
# Click <b>Control Panel</b>
# Click <b>Internet Options </b>
# Click '''Advanced'''
# Click '''Reset'''
#* Confirm the reset, when complete click '''close'''.
==See Also==
==See Also==

Revision as of 13:02, 14 April 2015

Clear Internet Explorer's cache (Version 9 - 11)

  1. Click on the gear icon in the top right
  2. Choose Internet Options
  3. Click on the Delete button halfway down the page.
  4. Choose the Temporary Internet Files and Cookies checkboxes.
  5. Click Delete

See Also