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How to Clear Cache and Cookies
In Your Browser
(Firefox or Safari)

Zoe Lukas, a cookie maker from Philly's own Whipped Bakeshop, created these tasty looking Apple logo cookies. They're "vanilla sugar cookie with almond royal icing. Made with a handmade custom cutter." Simple and sweet.
I hear these cookies not only look nice, but are very user friendly. Unlike her Window's Vista cookies, which tend to freeze and lock up in your mouth for no reason at all.


Clearing your cookies Safari

While deleting your browser's cookies might fix the problem, it will also likely remove your saved settings for sites you've visited.
1. In Safari, click the Edit menu.
2. Click Preferences.
3. Click Security.
4. Click Show Cookies.
5. Click Remove All.
6. Click Done.
7. Close the "Preferences" dialog box.

Clearing your cache Safari

1. Click the Safari menu.
2. Select Empty Cache.
3. Click Empty.

Clearing your cookies Firefox

While deleting your browser's cookies might fix the problem, it will also likely remove your saved settings for sites you've visited
1. Click the Firefox menu.
2. Click Preferences.
3. Click Privacy.
4. In the "Cookies" section, click Show Cookies.
5. In the Cookies dialog box, click Remove All Cookies.
6. Click OK to close the Cookies dialog box.
7. Click OK to close the Preferences window.

Clearing your cache Firefox

1. Click the Firefox menu.
2. Select Preferences.
3. Select Advanced.
4. Click the Network tab.
5. In the "Offline Storage" section, click Clear Now.
6. Click OK

Define cache
Caches come in many types, but they all work the same way: they store information where you can get to it fast. A Web browser cache stores the pages, graphics, sounds, and URLs of online places you visit on your hard drive; that way, when you go back to the page, everything doesn't have to be loaded all over again. Since disk access is much faster than Internet access, this speeds things up.

Define Cookies
A cookie is a small data file that certain Web sites write to your hard drive when you visit them. A cookie file can contain information such including a user ID that the site uses to track the pages you've visited. But the only personal information a cookie can contain is information you supply yourself. A cookie can't read data off your hard disk or read cookie files created by other sites.

This is a technical explanation of those of you who want technical.
What you need to know about cookies: http://www.webopedia.com/DidYouKnow/Internet/2007/all_about_cookies.asp

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