Why does emptying your cache always help with a Yola problem?

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I`m not a computer genius so I just want to know why the answer to my Yola problems always are: "Empty your cache"
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Ruhan

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Donald

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bad cookies and temporary internet files. They can often contain bugs and viruses which mess with the way your browsers run.
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This issue is really true of anything you do on the net....Space is set aside for temp files and cookies as Donald is talking about....some my not be so great and can cause you problems.If the space allocated for these things fills up it also slows everything down.It is the most common reason why people say...My internet just is not as fast as it used to be.....I use a free software program called CCleaner that will clean out all the browsers at once that I have on my computer.....I run it a few times a week if I have been doing a lot of work on my site....for most people a couple of times a month is fine.....You can down load it at cnet.com if you would like to give it a try..There are other programs out there but I have had good luck with this one.....http://download.cnet.com/1770-20_4-0....
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Hi Ruhan,

Great question! Just to add to great advice hat has already been given. One frustrating problem that comes from not clearing you cache is the following- since the browser will detect the URL you've in and when loading the page it will try and use as many resources out of the cache and temporary files that it can.

These files would have been saved locally from previous visits to the site. The browser wants to access them so that the page will load faster than if it had to still download those files.

The problem is if you want to review changes you made in the site builder on your live site, the browser might still access the older files in the cache- and your changes would seem as if they had not been updated when they really had.

This link has more information: Clear your browser's cache.
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Actually... I'm am almost positive that when a disk cleanup is done, it does all browsers at once. Doing a complete disk cleanup cleans (empties) all temporary internet files, cookies, recycle bin, and many more options. Doing this often helps with browser problems, be sure to close browsers before you start the process. If you have browsers open and a page with some bad cookies or files is still open, then the second you delete them it will put them right back on. Then open the browsers and things should be completely fixed (if indeed the cookies and files were the issue). Also, a computer running slow will also cause internet (not the connection but loading in general) to also run slow. Try disk defragmenting at least once a week and if you install, download, and put many things onto your computer you might want to disk defragment several times a week. Disk defragmenting sorts files on the computer to make things run faster.
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when you do the disk cleanup... that's NOT done through your browser as it will be an individual browser clean up... it's done through your start menu > all programs > accessories > system tools > disk cleanup and if it's Windows Vista... start menu (little circle symbol) > accessories folder > disk cleanup

Same thing for disk defragment