What are cookies and cache, how to delete them to speed up the computer
Your browser stores a lot of information about you. Websites you visit, your passwords, browsing history, data you download, and more. This data keeps accumulating on your PC over time and slows down your computer. Therefore it is a wise decision to clear your browser’s cache, cookies and history regularly. This frees up space on your computer, protects personal information, and improves computer performance.
Before knowing how to remove them, know what they are and what is their function. When you go to any website, you often see a pop that asks for permission from you, these are cookies. Cookies are files that are generated by a website that you visit. When you search for something on the browser or visit that site again, they track your browsing information to make your experience more convenient.
Cache and history
When you visit a website, the cache remembers some parts of it, such as images, and so that the webpage of your choice can open faster during the next visit. Your history is a list of websites you’ve visited in the past. You can keep personal information safe by clearing your history.
How to delete on google chrome ?
Open Chrome on your PC and click on the three dot button in the top right corner. Select ‘more tools’ and ‘clear browsing data’. Then select Browsing History, Download History, Cookies, Other Site Data and Cache. After that click on clear data.
If you use Safari, go to the top menu then select History then Clear History. Now select the time frame for which you want to clear the data and click on Clear History. Your browsing history and cache will be removed.
Click on the hamburger menu in the top right corner. Then select the Privacy & Security option from the left panel. Scroll down to Cookies and Site Data. Click the box that says Clear cookies and site data when Firefox is closed. After that click on clear data.