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As you browse through the web, information about the sites you visit is stored on your computer to improve your browsing experience. You can erase this information by clearing the footprints stored in the AOL software. Clearing the footprints will also help you keep your computer running more efficiently. This article will show you how to clear your browser cookies, cache and history in the AOL Desktop Software. Follow the steps in the solution below.

  1. Open the AOL software. Click on the Keyword menu and then select the Go to Keyword option.
  2. Enter Browser Settings into the search box and click Go.
  3. Select the Clear My Footprints tab and then click the Select Footprints to Clear button.
  4. Place a check in the boxes next to Browsing History, Cookies, and Browser Cache.
  5. Click the Clear Selected Footprints button.
  6. Click Close when you are finished.

Note: You can also click the Clear button out beside each of the types of footprints to clear them individually.