Posts Tagged ‘firefox cache’

How to Clear a Browser Cache

Monday, April 25th, 2011

Here’s another one of those “basic tech tips that are worth repeating” type posts …

Ghacks regulars know how to clear the cache of their web browser. I get support emails occasionally from new readers who do not know how to do that, or who, when asked to clear the cache, do not know how to do it. Telling customers how to clear the cache was a regular thing back when I worked in tech support, and it was not always easy to guide those users through the process.


MozillaCacheView – Firefox Cache Management Software

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

Here’s a handy tool for Firefox users who are interested in the contents of their cache …

Firefox users who want to manage their web browser’s cache have several options to do just that. They can enter about:cache in the browser’s address bar for a listing of the cache contents or open the cache directly in the system’s file browser to do the same. Both options are not the most comfortable ones. Especially the default cache viewer in the browser is mediocre at best, as it lacks several features such as filters or information about file types. The file browser on the other hand displays the files, but not the originating web server.