Cache is a memory file that your computer can access quickly, When you visit a website.cache contails information, such as passwords and usernames.
firefox browser cache settings are Edit -> Preferences -> Advanced (then clicking the ‘network’ tab)
Note:-default cache size is 50Mb
window allows you to change the size of the cache – probably 10Mb is a better
size choice. There’s also a button to clear the cache.
The cache files are under the Cache folder.
Another way to changing the setting
type about:config in the firefox address bar:
the applicable parameter ‘browser.cache.memory.capacity’ is highlighted here
(note it’s set to 50000 Kb which is equivalent to 50Mb). Double clicking on this parameter allows one to change the value to something smaller 10000 (10Mb).
Internet Explorer 7,8 and 9
In the Tools menu, click Internet options
In the General tab, click the Browsing history’s Settings button.
Select Every time I visit the webpage, and then click OK at the bottom of the
The next step is to clear your cache. Click Delete… in the Browsing history
Check Temporary Internet Files and History, then click Delete.
Click OK again and close all your browser windows and restart Internet Explorer
to apply all the changes.
Location of the files
For Win2000 and Windows XP
By default, the location of temporary Internet files (for Internet Explorer) is
C:\Documents and Settings\username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
for Win95, Win98 ,Windows ME
c:\WINDOWS\Temporary Internet Files
Cache: %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Low