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Quick Tip: How to Clear Your Browser Cache and Cookies

web address urlAll I wanted to do was read about the "No Californians" signs popping up on Oregon listings. But when I clicked through to's shiny new blog to read the post, I received an error message rather than an article: 400 Bad Request, it read.

Uh oh. What does that mean?

While there are myriad reasons a web surfer may encounter this message, the most common reason is that your browser is storing a corrupt cookiecookie from another website. Fortunately, fixing this issue is as simple as clearing your browser's cache and cookies. Clearing a bloated cache can also benefit you by resolving slow loading pages and instances where you are not seeing the latest updated version of a website.

Clearing Your Browser Cache and Cookies

First things first: before you clear your cache, be sure you save anything you're working on in the cloud—documents in Google Drive or your electronic signature solutionelectronic signature solution, for example. That's because cloud solutions use browser cookies to keep you logged in. Since we're clearing all of them, that means you'll be automatically logged out of all the websites you frequent (Gmail, Facebook, Twitter, everything). Note that this doesn't affect software installed on your hard drive, only services and sites you access through your browser.

Everything saved? Great! Here goes...

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