Clear cookies, cache, history and footprints

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Clear cookies, cache, history and footprints

Whenever you visit certain websites, temporary internet files and cookies are stored on your computer to keep a memory of the sites you’ve visited. (For more information, read our help article What are cookies?) These stored files can be helpful to access information faster but can clog your computer’s disk space. It’s a good idea to occasionally clean your disk space by clearing your cookies, cache, history and footprints. Keep in mind: When you clear your cookies, cache, history and footprints, you may lose customized pages, websites you've visited, information in a shopping cart and AOL Radio presets.

Before you begin, you’ll need to know the version of the browser you’re using. Unsure of the version you’re using? Check out our help article How do I determine my browser version?

To clear your cookies, cache, history and footprints, select your browser by the list below:



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Last updated: 06-10-2014
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