Clearing cookies: Internet Explorer

Why do I want to clear my browser's cookies?

Over time, your browser will accumulate more and more cookies. This can take up space on your computer, and sometimes can result in a web site using old information. Clearing cookies is a common troubleshooting method, which effectively gives you a fresh start with your browser(s).

 

How do I clear cookies for Microsoft Internet Explorer?

  • First of all, open Internet Explorer! Once you've got Internet Explorer opened, press ctrl,shift and delete at the same time - it's very similar to the ctrl-alt-del command.
  • This will open a pop-up window with a few options:
  • In this instance we're going to clear just the cookies, so select the option Cookies, and press the Delete button, and you're done!

 

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