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Can I view a previously viewed version of a webpage if I have already viewed a newer version?

For context: I spent some hours yesterday adding some fancy CSS to a webpage. I don't have a local backup. Today, I must have somehow loaded and saved a previous version, because that is now the live ...
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Chrome cache loading error

I am having an issue where Chrome occasionally doesn't load a page fully (e.g. toolbar icons for Google Docs don't appear, stackexchange page doesn't load styling, etc). Here is a screenshot (email ...
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how to force Chrome cache specific requests?

What I need to solve: when you load youtube.com and open some video(by accident with left-click instead of middle-click) and then try to return back to the same recommendations("Oh, I saw something ...
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Is it neccessary to clear browser cache periodically?

Is it ok to not clear browser history for 5 years? Will it perhaps fill my whole drive (~220GB) if I never clear it? How is Edge/Firefox/Chrome handling users who never clear the history?
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Cookie session Firefox

WGET need some cookies (because he like those, but not only), because some files are only accessible while authenticated. But i find nowhere how to get these cookies (and i can't autenticate from WGET ...
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Decode Google Chrome cache file OSX

How can I decode the Google Chrome cache files located in /Users/[USER]/Library/Caches/Google/Chrome/Profile [NUM]/Cache named like 0a0b447d0216bd30_0 and looking like: 0\r�m����8��https://...
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Is the cache size reported by Chrome inaccurate?

I had 213.9GB of available space on my hard-drive. I opened Chrome, and cleared the cache (314MB, reported by Chrome itself). The available space went up by ~1GB, and not by ~300MB. Basically, it ...
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How to clear website cache from windows 10 or from all browsers

i having problem with one of my websites its reload cache version when i am using VPN it working fine with current version but without VPN it reloads cache. i a m using windows 10 and same problem in ...
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How to clear Chrome DNS cache now after they changed it?

They seem to have changed the chrome://net-internals page and it doesn't seem to work anymore. I have tried flushing the socket pool too. It works in incognito.
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Clean-up specific cache entry in Firefox

There is a website that occasionally stupidly redirects with HTTP Status 301 (“Moved Permanently”) its login page to a “maintenance” page. I tried to visit this page while the redirection was ...
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Youtube screen has shrunk

I'm using Torch browser because my previously-used Firefox had some issues with Youtube; Youtube freezes randomly. Then I switched to Torch and so far it worked without a hassle. But now, today I ...
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DNS resolution, Browser navigation, and cache

I know NS update could take over 24h. However during this process there is something that intrigues me. I can't change ISP router's DNS so I set WAN/LAN to use Google Public DNS The process scenario:...
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Benefits of using Squid proxy in modern browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari)

With all the file caching already done in browsers, I was wondering if there is any benefit to configuring your Browser to use a local (LAN or on same machine) Squid proxy. Looking at the console ...
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Firefox: Remove all files from cache except images

When the Firefox browser closes, I have configured it to clear everything except cache so that images load quickly on the next run. However when I checked C:\Users\jacobgu\AppData\Local\Mozilla\...
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Moving the Google Chrome cache directory onto RAM disk automatically at boot in Linux

OS: Linux Mint 19 Cinnamon 64-bit. I know how to create a RAM disk (tmpfs), actually I have it mounted in /etc/fstab like so: none /ramdisk tmpfs size=2G,mode=0777 0 0 As you can see,...
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Show which 301 redirects are in google chrome cache

can i somehow chrome to get all the URLs for which google chrome has 301 redirects cache, I know how to clear the 301 redirects cache I want to see which URLs actually google chrome has 301 caches?
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How do I view all cookies in Opera - including the one storing the Google Channel ID?

It seems currently impossible in Opera to view all cookies including their values. For instance, google (via its domains google.com, gstatic.com, googleapis.com, probably youtube.com, etc) sets some ...
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Linux: Chrome Cache Viewer

Chrome Cache View exists for Windows. Does anything like this exist for Linux? It seems that chrome://cache no longer exists.
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Where does my browser save youtube videos? [duplicate]

If I suddenly lose my Internet connection, all of the Youtube videos that were pre-loaded by my browser (Chrome or Firefox) can still be watched and watched again, since they are saved somewhere in ...
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Where has chrome://cache been moved to?

In the past it was possible to browse the browser cache by visiting chrome://cache/ but it seems to have been (re)moved?
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Different Redirection Results

When my brother uses any of his browsers to try to go to olbert.com, or www.olbert.com, he gets redirected to a non-existent site (which was a valid site I used to operate). This occurs in both ...
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How can I delete “locally stored data” in Chrome?

In Chrome, when I asked to see cookies, it shows me the following screen: If I click the "Remove All" button, then the entries disappear, but if I re-open the dialog they appear again and apparently ...
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How can I tell what is actually terminating an http response?

I've got a web server that's serving up some static files. At times when the server is under heavy load, it sends out partial responses with a 200 HTTP status. This is a problem for my app. Why? I ...
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Firefox redirect to wrong site based on history

So i visited test.mywebsite.com and now when i type mywebsite.com or www.mywebsite.com or even http://www.mywebsite.com it always redirects to test.mywebsite.com if i use firefox > New Private ...
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How to determine which site uses a file in Chrome Cache?

I have a file that my malware detector has flagged. C:\Users\example\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Cache\f_0348d3\Gzip How do I find out which site gave me that file so I can avoid ...
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Set maximum Flash cache size for Chrome/Chromium/YandexBrowser (Pepper Data\Shockware Flash)

Cleaning up the disk, I found out that the folder c:\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Yandex\YandexBrowser\User Data\Default\Pepper Data\Shockwave Flash has grown to 22 GB (!) over time. (Yandex ...
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Retrieving from browser cache original electronic newspaper articles

The New York Times initially posted an article on the situation of violence in Barcelona this past Sunday. In this article you can seen peaceful Spaniards brandishing their flag; however, in a prior ...
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DNS lookup fails in chrome only

Trying to access certain sites fails in Google Chrome only: ping goes through OK: nslookup is OK: Firefox loads the page OK Changing between WiFi and wired network has no effect Using one of ...
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Chrome JS/CSS cache with regards to --no-sandbox switch

Basically, what I would like to learn is to how the Chrome's JS/CSS cache works with regards to --no-sandbox command line switch. To be more precise, it's not clear to me whether the browser is ...
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Moving Chrome cache to RAM disk

Let the RAM disk be created with some software, and suppose its letter is E:. Why the following shortcut change does nothing: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Google\Chrome\Application\chrome.exe" --disk-...
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What is going on in the IE cache at runtime

I am writing a script in Excel VBA to get the thumbnails off a google images search. When trying to figure out how to clean up the temporary files made in this automated search, I stumbled upon the ...
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Force Google Chrome to check for new JavaScript files every time I access a web site

So, if I go to Internet options in Internet Explorer: I can adjust the settings for when IE checks for updates: Can I do something similar in Google Chrome? Right now when I change my JavaScript ...
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Firefox refuses to cache images

I'm working on a website, and I noticed that Firefox is refusing to cache any of the images. The response headers are all set correctly, but Firefox is sending a couple of weird request headers: User-...
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Set Google Chrome media cache size

I'm streaming images and videos from my server, with a player that loops over them. Since thoose files can be very large, i need my client to load them from cache when the player plays more time the ...
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How to clear cached redirects in Chrome

How do you clear cached redirects in Chrome? I changed the DNS for a domain name and when I go to mydomain.com. Even though ping mydomain.com now shows it resolves to the correct IP, if I type in "...
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Use GPO to set the size of temporary internet files in IE 11

I'm looking to change the default settings of IE 11 for Temporary Internet Files: I need to do this with a GPO on a Windows Server 2012 R2 I've tried to do that like this: But I don't now why I can'...
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How can I curl about:cache in firefox?

In firefox, I can go to about:cache and display all entries that are written to disk. I need the HTML source code of that page, but from terminal. I am thinking of something like: curl about:cache?...
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How can I cache all pages I visit with Firefox?

Q: How can I cache all pages I visit in a given session with Firefox? I frequently go to study with my laptop at a library where I don't have internet access (no login). I usually research somethings ...
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Can a browser use cache collected by another browser to load a page

Let say Im going to a web page with Chrome and then, I go to the same web page with Edge. Can Edge use the cache collected by Chrome to load the page? If yes, is it something that happen by default?
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Syntax error in FOR loop in browsercache clearing batch script

I am trying to create a browsercache clearing script in batch, which could be run by an admin on a server to clear all users browser cache on demand, or by schedule. However i am pretty stuck in the ...
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How do I force Chrome to load a fresh copy of a page?

I am developing a new website, and I originally had a Url redirect on the domain that took users to an existing site in order to avoid a parked domain notice showing up. When it came to put the first ...
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Why are all my adress bar suggestions disappeared in Google Chrome?

When you have ever visited a site in Google Chrome, it saves the URL as a suggestion for auto-complete. For example: I've ever visited youtube.com and since then I can just type the y in the adress ...
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Auto-refresh when loading tab from last session

Assume I opened several questions from StackOverflow (but actually problem is with any StackExchange site). While researching problem, some questions/answers was helpful so I upvoted them, after that ...
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How to configure Google Chrome to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs?

I am looking for a way to delete all cache and local storage of the websites when closing their tabs on Google Chrome. In Firefox there is an extension called: "Self-Destructing Cookies" that does ...
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How to restore firefox history, bookmarks, cache from installed directory of an other hard drive

My old hard drive is faulty, OS wasn't booting, so installing the OS wasn't successful, so bought a new hard drive, installed new OS, installed firefox, now I want to restore all the bookmarks, ...
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How long until an old website visitor sees new web design?

Given that there are no cache settings in the HTML page, how long until an old website visitor see a new website design without force refresh?
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How can I clear Chrome's 70GB cache?

I noticed a sudden, precipitous drop in free space on my SSD. I tracked this down to Google Chrome's AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Cache folder, which has somehow grown to ~70 gigs! That ...
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How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache?

How can I avoid a specific site been saved into cache memory, in Google Chrome or any other browser, in order to have it always "fresh" every time I reload the page? If it is OS related I would like ...
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Change Chrome's Default Cache Location

Here's the issue ... I have an ASUS gaming laptop and, for whatever reason, I've had the SSD drive fail on me three times. I want as much "churn" off this drive as possible (just to be safe), and ...
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Adblock removed but still ads are blocked

Everyone, can you help with this: I have removed adblock but the ads are still not displayed on that website (www.thefreedictionary.com). Changing browser and restored from 2 weeks ago didn't help. ...

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