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This provides a way to fix some webpage issues without needing to completely clear and thus loose all your other information stored in the cache.
While the default is probably OK for everyday browsing you may want to change it depending on your situation. So we have explained what caching is and how you can change the amount of information that gets cached, but how do you see what is cached. Then click on the Settings button under the Browsing history section.
At the very bottom of the dialog that opens you will see 3 buttons.
However, only two of them are important to us: Go ahead and click on view objects.
This will open the Downloaded Program Files folder in your Windows directory.
As we've discussed before, your internet browser - be it Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera or any of the others - typically keeps what's called a 'cache' of recently downloaded files.
The catch is that if the server changes the file your browser might serve you the old cached file from your hard drive.
For instance, I went to a week ago and now every time I go the scores, news stories, stats, etc. Certain pieces of info on the website are current and sometimes clicking a link will bring up current info, but most is old. Let's look at what happens under the hood, what steps we would normally take to clear it up, and then make some guesses as to what else you might try.
What you're experiencing isn't all that uncommon, though its persistence through the steps you've taken to clear it up is.
The problem you're experiencing happens when the cache goes "wonky".
(Gotta love those not-so-technical terms.) In essence, that check for "is there something newer than what I have in my cache" fails, or the attempt to download and replace what's in the cache fails.