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How Can I Force Google Chrome To Cache Images?

There's a website I use every day, and there are lots of large images on it (uploaded by my designers). Every time I go to a page, the images get downloaded again, and it takes forever. How can I ...
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Is there a way to view a site from a web browser's cache?

A website I saw on my local network recently appears to have gone down. I don't have control over the device that serves the site, so I can't simply bring it back up or troubleshoot it directly ...
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Google Chrome “Failed to load resource” at Windows 8

I have bought a Samsung NP350E5C notebook with pre-installed Windows 8. All is fine, besides Google Chrome. When I'm opening most web pages, different resources are not loaded - JS files, CSS files, ...
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Why is Google Chrome not sending If-None-Match headers in HTTP requests?

I'm hitting this url: http://www.spotlight.com/photo/~30x50/ffffff/crop/1/M195605.jpg in Google Chrome 40.0.2214.115 m and in Firefox 33.0.2 In Firefox, when I press F5 to refresh the page, it ...
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Is there a way to search the text of my browsing history in Firefox?

I often find myself in the situation where I know I saw something in a web page recently, but don't remember where. I would therefore like to be able to do a full-text search of the contents of my ...
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How to add resources to firefox cache database manually?

My ISP blocks websites from time to time. Recently I cannot access https powered sites. Firefox cannot load https://ajax.googleapis.com/.../jquery.min.js ... But I can still access ...
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W3TC and Cloudflare, how do they work together?

I have W3TC installed in Wordpress, and I've recently added Cloudflare. I've already followed this steps: ...
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How to disable browser cache in Chrome

I don't even use this browser normally, just for testing purposes, and the directory size of "Chrome" in "AppData\Local\Google" is like 500 MB. Is there a way I can disable page cache in Chrome?
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Make Firefox always cache all requests regardless of whether the server tells it not to?

Is it possible to have Firefox always cache all requests even if the server has set the request's header so as to not cache and re-validate? I could always hit Ctrl+F5 if I wanted to do that, but ...
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Browsing cached pages with no internet connection [duplicate]

Back in the early days of the Internet, when 56K modems were considered state-of-the-art, when the modem was disconnected I could still freely browse the pages that I recently visited because they ...
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Change Google Chrome cache size on OS X

How can I change the cache size Google Chrome uses? ON OS X? I've found countless posts how do to things on Windows but couldn't really figure out from that how to do things on os x. Help will be ...
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Is there a Chrome version of IE's “Every time I visit the webpage”?

In IE, there are caching options like the following image - "Every time I visit the webpage" Is there an equivalent setting Chrome? I want to avoid CTRL + F5.
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How can I remove chrome.google.com from browsing history?

How can I remove chrome.google.com from browsing history? I accidentally visited chrome.google.com, and now whenever I want to access various chrome:// pages, the first results are always for ...
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How to find video in Firefox cache?

I'm trying to find youtube video (just watched) in Firefox cache folder, but I cant find the folder. win xp sp3 Firefox 16.1 I tried C:\Documents and Settings\eDIN\Local Settings\Application ...
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Google Chrome and Firefox cache in Ubuntu?

Where can I find the cache used by Google Chrome and Firefox in Ubuntu?
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Internet Explorer clearing browser history mid-session, causing the back and forward buttons to be greyed out

Recently we've had a problem with some of our users; it seems as though IE is clearing it's browser history, forcing the back and forward buttons to not function (both greyed out for the rest of the ...
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Reset Midori History Database

After reinstalling my system but maintaining my home partition, whenever I launch Midori, I get a pop-up saying The history couldn't be loaded: attached databases must use the same text encoding as ...
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Clear 301-redirect cache in Firefox

Is it possible to clear only 301-redirects from Firefox's cache? CTRL+F5 doesn't do the job since you just reload the target without caching but do not clear the cached redirect. An option to disable ...
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Why do I keep getting redirected to “/cgi-bin/redirect.ha”, when using AT&T U-Verse?

When browsing the web, I occasionally get redirected to "/cgi-bin/redirect.ha". Closing the browser or flushing the cache seems to fix it sometimes, but not always. Sometimes I'll see from Google: ...
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Firefox Clearing Cache - Ctrl + F5 doesn't work randomly

Running Firefox 31, Windows 7: I was running into a bug on a website that I'm testing, where some things that did exist but do not anymore, were still showing up. I tried clearing the cache by ...
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Why does IE still save and update files in the temp folder when caching is off?

In IE I changed the cache setting to "Every time I visit the web page" . However, I noticed in the directory \Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files that the files are still being ...
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How do I save a web page in Firefox - the saved version shows “view previous comments” again

I am trying to save a page with Firefox. It's a post on facebook, loaded on its own page. I clicked "view previous comments" so all comments are displayed. I save the page. I then loaded the saved ...
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Can I ask Google Chrome to stop caching specific websites?

I want Google Chrome to stop caching my localhost since I change its files so often. How do I do this? I see it can be done while opening the dev tools here: Clear cache for specific domain name in ...
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Webauth from previous organization conflicts with new organization

Whenever I navigate in my browser to a page that requires authorization I get redirected to my previous organization's webauth, even after I have logged into my current organization. This happens in ...
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How do I search text in Firefox-cached pages? [closed]

I have downloaded CacheViewer (0.7.6) but it seems have no effect with my Firefox 31.0. What are the alternatives? I also have SQLite Manager. Can I use that?
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Unable to login to Google Drive desktop

I just downloaded Google Drive for PC. When I try to log in, I am only able to log in to an old account of mine (I suppose that email is cached somewhere), an account which for whatever reason is ...
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How is web form content encoded in Safari's cache?

A friend of mine just accidentally navigated off a web page where she entered a rather lengthy text into a web form. When navigating back to the page, the text was lost. (Spoiler: The page had an ...
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What is Chrome default cache size limit?

What is Chrome default cache size limit? Where it can be found?
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In which scenarios will Google Chrome clear its cache itself, not by user request?

For example, will low disk space cause Chrome to clear the cache? Or will it simply stop caching new files, or maybe clear the files least recently used?
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Access previous version of a visited webpage?

I opened a page in Firefox and came back hours later. I reloaded the page (to see if something new was added), but had to notice that something got deleted instead. Is there a way to see the previous ...
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How to flush DNS cache in Firefox

Strange issue... whenever I try to access http://docs.python.org/ from Firefox on Win 7, I get redirected to http://docs.python.org/old_dns.txt which says: You need to update your DNS records for ...
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Chrome: lost multi-function reload button after update [duplicate]

Yesterday, I briefly discovered that holding the click on my Chrome's reload button opened a dropdown. It had: reload (ctrl+r) hard reload (shift ctrl +r) clear cache and reload . A few ...
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How can I always force a reload for some url?

Is it possible, and if so how do I achieve it, that Firefox automatically force-reloads (no cache) some urls/domains? For example, say I never want to load google.com from cache. Can I set it so that ...
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How to reload a page in Opera without cache?

I'm trying to get Opera 11.61 to reload a page without using cache whatsoever. So far I've tried shift-clicking on the reload button, Ctrl-R, Shift-R, F5. None of these work. The only way I've found ...
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All browsers won't reload/refresh, even if Ctrl+F5 is pressed

I'm working on a wordpress theme which is hosted on Hostgator. Now whenever I add/remove a widget, then I reload the page altered, but nothing happened. Even if I press Ctrl+F5. It happens on all ...
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Good size for internet cache [closed]

I have heard that increasing the cache size makes web browsing faster, but also slows down your computer to an extent. What cache size would allow me to get the best of both worlds?
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Is there a one-click way (either natively or via extension) to clear the cache in Google Chrome on a Mac?

For development purposes I clear the cache a lot in Google Chrome and would like to be able to do it with a single click. Is this possible on Mac? I found the Click&Clean extension, but that ...
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Monitor Web-Surfing (Browsing History) Remotely and Silently [closed]

I want to know what websites are visited on one of my family's computers. The user of that laptop can browse the Internet incognito (now cache, no history like in Google Chrome' incognito mode). I ...
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Firefox not using cache?

Some times I have issues with the wireless connection where I live. That issue is irrelevant to this (there are two IT departments managing this thing; there's nothing I can do about it). Most of ...
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How can I clear images from IE cache?

I am having a problem clearing the cache for IE (11) when it comes to pictures. I have a site I need to test in regards to image loading times, but no matter what I do, it seems the images stay cached ...
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Does web browser uses previously saved cache in private browsing?

All the current versions of top five web browsers support private browsing mode, where they don't save anything as history or cache or cookies. But do they use cache saved from previous normal ...
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How can I fix a “No site configured at this address” error?

My internet connection is working fine, but when I go to http://www.google.com/ in Internet Explorer I get the following error: No site configured at this address Cutting and pasting the exact ...
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How long does chrome & firefox cache a file if no “expires” or “max-age” tag is set?

I would like to know what the default max-age is of an image or css file, but can't seem to find it anywhere. Someone suggested it was only 300 seconds, but that doesn't seem to be correct.
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Need to recover webpage cache after reloading it

I had a webpage open in Chrome, was reading a forum thread. I reloaded the page but found that the thread had been deleted. Did I wipe the cached page when I reloaded it? Or could there be some way ...
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HDD Space used by Browser History

I never really clear my browsing history as I often look up at articles that I have read earlier. Today, I came across a post at lifehacker.com that asked how often I clear my browsing history. So, ...
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Google Chrome Cache - Mac OS X 10.8.5

I'm having difficulty locating my Google Chrome Cache. I've searched and it says to go to ~/Library/Caches/Google/Chrome, however I don't have a Google folder in Caches. Any idea where I might be ...
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Does Chrome reloadButton ignores the cache?

I am using Chrome and monitoring the http connections. I load a page and the response returned by the server contains Cache-Control: max-age=86400 Expires: Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:51:22 GMT Therefore, ...
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Keystroke to reload a page without cache in Chrome for OS X

According to the Chrome Docs, the Ctrl/Shift+F5 keystroke is only supported on Windows. Is there any keystroke I can do to fully reload a page without the cache on Chrome for Mac?
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How do I fix an Internet “Super Cache” on my Computer?

I have at least one website that I know for certain is "super cached" (or something that causes a similar behavior) on my computer and I have no idea how to clear it out. I will explain the problem ...
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How do I locate the offline file data in firefox

I used to locate the file data by going to cache directory, which I would locate by typing about:cache in the Firefox address bar. I can still navigate to this page but the file structure inside his ...