Adventure Quest Worlds Clear Cache Guide

Adventure Quest Worlds Clear Cache Guide by Drew
You’re probably reading this because somebody has instructed you to clear your cache (also known as “Temporary Internet Files”) already. Therefore, I’ll cut right to the chase.A brief introduction: Your “cache” is all the files your computer has downloaded from the websites you visit. This does not mean actual “downloads.” Have you noticed that after you visit a page once, it loads much faster the second time? This is because your computer has already “downloaded” information and images from that website. Sometimes, however, we want the computer to download new information and images, rather than load what it already has. So, we delete the files it has already downloaded, forcing it to download the new files. This is typically a very simple process.

Please note, “Cookies” and the “Cache” are two different things. Your “Cache” is the information you store about a website, while “Cookies” are the information website stores about you. For example, when a website saves your username and password, it uses a cookie. This does not effect your cache.

Table of Contents

  • Internet Explorer 9.0
  • Firefox (2.0 and later)
  • Netscape Navigator (9.X)
  • AOL (Version 9.0)
  • Opera 10.0
  • Safari/Camino (All Versions)
  • Firefox (For Macintosh)
  • External Links

Internet Explorer 9.0

– To clear the cache for a single site: hold down “Shift” and click “Refresh” on the toolbar.

– To clear the entire cache:

  • Click “Tools -> Delete Browsing History…”
  • Check only “Temporary Internet Files.”
  • Click “Delete.”
  • Restart Internet Explorer.


– To clear the cache for a single page: hold down “Shift” and click “Refresh” on the toolbar, or hold down CTRL and press F5.

– To clear the entire cache:

  • Click “Tools -> Clear Recent History…” (or CTRL + Shift + Delete)
  • Check only “Cache”, and choose “Everything” from the “Time range to clear” dropdown menu.
  • Click “Clear Now”
  • Restart Firefox.

Netscape Navigator (9.0 or above)

– To clear the cache for a single site: hold down “Shift” and click “Refresh” on the toolbar.

– To clear the entire cache:

  • Click “Tools -> Options.”
  • Click the “Privacy” tab, and click “Clear Now” (under “Private Data”).
  • Make sure the “Cache” box is checked, and click “Clear Private Data Now.”
  • Restart Netscape Navigator.

AOL (Version 9.0)

  • Click “Settings.”
  • Under the “Index” tab, click “Internet [Web] Options.”
  • Under “Browsing History,” click “Delete” under “Delete temporary files.”
  • Click OK, and restart AOL.

Opera 10.0

  • Click “Tools.”
  • Select “Delete Private Data…”
  • Click the “Detailed Options” button.
  • Uncheck everything except “Clear Entire Cache.”
  • Click “Delete,” and restart.

Thanks to weatherseed for this information.

Safari/Camino (Same for both browsers)

  • Click “Safari/Camino -> Empty Cache.”
  • Click “Empty” on the dialog box.
  • Restart Safari/Camino.

Firefox for Macintosh

  • Click “Firefox -> Preferences.”
  • Click “Privacy” and select the “Cache” tab.
  • Clear “Clear Now.”
  • Restart Firefox.

Note: If you do not see your browser’s version listed here (Internet Explorer 5.5, Firefox 1.0, etc. etc.) it is strongly recommended that you upgrade your browser. The latest browsers typically have more features and improved security.

External Links

I used the following websites to confirm that my directions were correct.

The HelpZard provides links to the homepages of the various browsers.


Feel free to send me any information I may have gotten wrong or missed. Try and keep additional instructions basic and easily understood.

Also, if you follow these steps exactly and the problem is not fixed, the problem is not caused by your cache. Try scanning your computer for viruses or spyware, or trying the other solutions recommended by the HelpZard.

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