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Your browser has a lot of your information stored: the websites you visit, your passwords, browsing history, data you have downloaded, and much more. This data keeps piling up over time on your PC and slows down your computer. It is always a good idea to clear your browser’s cache, cookies, and history regularly. This also cleans up some space on your PC, protects your personal information, while deleting unnecessary data and improving the performance of your computer.
You might have seen cookie pop-ups asking you to accept cookies when you visit websites. While you might often blindly accept these prompts, and quickly move on to the next task, these cookies are files created by websites that you visit. They identify and track files that make your online experience easier by saving information as you browse or revisit a site.
The browser cache remembers parts of pages, like images, to help the browser load a webpage faster during your next visit.
Your browsing history is the list of websites that you have visited in the past. If you wish to keep them private, you can clear your history. This will help you keep your personal information protected.
Let’s take a look at how to delete your browser’s cache, cookies, and history.
Once you have cleared up your browser’s cache, cookies and history, you will have to log in again to the sites that you use, which might prove to be a hassle, but doing so will boost your computer’s performance which might make it worth the effort.