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How do I clear cache in FF?


How do I clear the cache in FF without losing all my saved login passwords? I'd prefer to have FF clear the cache upon exiting FF. I have unchecked to box to clear data & passwords, but still I lose my passwords.

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Websites remembering you and automatically log you in is stored in a cookie that you must allow: Tools > Options > Privacy > Cookies: "Exceptions" Make sure that you do not use Remove recent browsing, search and download history to clear the 'Cookies' and the 'Site Preferences'.

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I'm not asking about "automatically log you in". I just want the passwords to be retained when the cache is cleared. Then I can log in quickly (not automatically).

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According to Saleforce, I need to reset the cache for my company org to load at a respectable speed - right now it is painfully slow at http://www.amusementequipmentdirectory.com

Can you clear your cache without losing all the remembered passwords? This is most important. Thank You.

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Tools > Clear Recent History... - hit Details and make sure only Cache is selected, then select Everything and hit the Clear Now button.