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== Information ==
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Cache is RAM (Random Access Memory) that is set aside as a specialized buffer storage that is continually updated; used to optimize data transfers between system elements with different characteristics. It is perfectly safe to delete your cache, and very beneficial when you do in ways more than one. You may find problems with EpicDuel after game updates that are often fixed by deleting your cache, so it is advisable to do so after every release.
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= Introduction =
Below shows very simple instructions on how to empty your cache for various browsers.
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Your browser's cache contains files located in a temporary folder in your system. This allows your system to work more efficiently by simply reading the cache locally rather than loading the data again. Because of this, you may experience issues with the game if your cache is not cleaned properly, usually after a game update. The cache files become outdated and cause a conflict.<br><br>Fortunately, clearing your cache only takes a few seconds! Select your browser and follow the instructions.
 
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== Browsers ==
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= [[Image:Chrome-Logo.PNG|15px|link=]] Google Chrome =
* [[Clearing Your Cache#Internet_Explorer_(IE8)_Users|Internet Explorer]]
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<i>Click here to download <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.google.com/intl/en-US/chrome/browser/ Google Chrome]</span>.</i><br>[[File:Chrome.png|right|340px|link=]]<br>
* [[Clearing Your Cache#Mozilla Firefox v.3.6.6 Users|Mozilla Firefox]]
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==== Short Method ====
* [[Clearing Your Cache#Safari Users|Safari]]
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# On your keyboard, click <b>Ctrl + Shift + Del</b> for Windows or <b>⌘ + Shift + Del</b> on OS X.  
* [[Clearing Your Cache#Google Chrome Users|Google Chrome]]
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# Select <b>Cached images and files</b>.
* [[Clearing Your Cache#Opera Users|Opera]]
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# Set Obliterate the following items from: <b>the beginning of time</b>.
 
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# Click <b>Clear browsing data</b>.
=== Internet Explorer (IE8) Users ===
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==== Long Method ====
 
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# Click the <b>Chrome Menu</b> [[File:Chrome_menu.png|18px|link=]] on the top right corner.
[[Image:internet_explorer_logo.jpg]]
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# Go to <b>Settings</b> > <b>History</b>.
 
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# Click <b>Clear browsing data...</b>
1.) Open up an Internet Explorer window.
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# Select <b>Cached images and files</b>.
 
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# Set Obliterate the following items from: <b>the beginning of time</b>.
2.) On the top of the window is your IE Menu Bar. The Menu Bar typically contains the tabs Files, View, Tools, (Etc). Click on “Tools.”
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# Click <b>Clear browsing data</b>.
 
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[[Image:ie_menu_bar.jpg]]
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= [[Image:Firefox-Logo.PNG|15px|link=]] Mozilla Firefox =
 
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<i>Click here to download <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/new/ Mozilla Firefox]</span>.</i><br>[[File:Firefox_history.png|right|340px|link=]]<br>
3.) A list will appear. In that list, click on “Delete Browsing History…”
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==== Short Method ====
 
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# On your keyboard, click <b>Ctrl + Shift + Del</b> for Windows or <b>⌘ + Shift + Del</b> on OS X.  
[[Image:ie_menu_list.jpg]]
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# Click <b>Details</b>.
 
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# Select <b>Cache</b>.
4.) A small pop-up window will appear. Check-mark “Temporary Internet Files,” “Cookies,” and “History.” If you do not have any saved passwords or forms, you may imitate the screenshot.
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# Set Time range to clear: <b>Everything</b>.
 
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# Click <b>Clear Now</b>.
[[Image:ie_delete_browsing_history_window.jpg]]
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==== Long Method ====
5.) Once you have finished checkmarking everything, click on “Delete.” Once you do, a small progress pop-up window will appear. Wait for it to disappear. The time this process takes may vary, depending on the last time you emptied your Internet Cache.
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# Click the <b>Firefox Menu</b> [[File:Firefox_menu.png|18px|link=]] on the top right corner.
 
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# Go to <b>Options</b> > <b>Privacy</b>.
[[Image:ie_deleting_history_in_progress.jpg]]
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# Click <b>clear your recent history</b>.
 
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# Click <b>Details</b>.
6.) Once the progress bar has disappeared, close all IE windows and re-open a new one. Congratulations, you’re finished!
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# Select <b>Cache</b>.
 
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# Set Time range to clear: <b>Everything</b>.
=== Mozilla Firefox v.3.6.6 Users ===
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# Click <b>Clear Now</b>.
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Note: Instructions for FF may vary depending on the service you downloaded your Firefox from. These instructions were gleaned from the Yahoo! Version.
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= [[Image:Opera-Logo.PNG|15px|link=]] Opera =
 
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<i>This guide is relevant to those using the Blink version of this browser. If you are using Opera 12.x Presto, please visit <span class="plainlinks">[http://help.opera.com/Windows/12.10/en/cache.html Opera's Help Page] for more details on how to clear your cache</span>. Click here to download <span class="plainlinks">[http://www.opera.com/ Opera]</span>.</i><br><br>
[[Image:firefox_logo.jpg]]
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==== Short Method ====
 
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# On your keyboard, click <b>Ctrl + Shift + Del</b> for Windows or <b>⌘ + Shift + Del</b> on OS X. [[File:Opera_history.png|right|340px|link=]]
1.) Open up a Mozilla Firefox window.
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# Select <b>Empty the cache</b>.
 
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# Set Obliterate the following items from: <b>the beginning of time</b>.
2.) On the top of the window is your Firefox Menu Bar. The Menu Bar typically contains the tabs Files, View, Tools, (Etc). Click on “Tools.
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# Click <b>Clear browsing data</b>.
 
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[[Image:firefox_menu_bar.jpg]]
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==== Long Method ====
 
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# Click the <b>Opera Menu</b> on the top left corner.
3.) A list will appear. In that list, click on “Clear Recent History…”
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# Go to <b>Settings</b> > <b>Privacy & security</b>.
 
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# Click <b>Clear browsing data...</b>
[[Image:firefox_menu_list.jpg]]
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# Select <b>Empty the cache</b>.
 
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# Set Obliterate the following items from: <b>the beginning of time</b>.
4.) A small pop-up window will appear. Click on the arrow pointing down beside the word "Details." There will be a small scrolling option on the top right of the window - it should already be preset to "Last Hour." Click on the down arrow of the scrolling option then change it to "Everything." In the window itself, checkmark everything: "Browsing & Download History," "Search & Form History," "Cookies," "Cache," "Active Logins," and "Site Preferences." Basically, imitate the screenshot.
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# Click <b>Clear browsing data</b>.
 
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[[Image:firefox_cache.jpg]]
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= [[Image:IE-Logo.png|15px|link=]] Internet Explorer 11 =
 
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<i>Internet Explorer is installed by default on Windows systems. Chances are, you have an old version of this browser and you should consider updating. Click here to download <span class="plainlinks">[http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/internet-explorer/download-ie Internet Explorer 11]</span>.</i>[[File:IE_history.png|right|300px|link=]]<br>
5.) Once you have finished checkmarking everything, click on “Clear Now.” The pop-up window will vanish.
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==== Short Method ====
 
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# On your keyboard, click <b>Ctrl + Shift + Del</b>.
6.) Close all Mozilla Firefox windows, then re-open a new one. Congratulations, you’re finished!
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# Select <b>Temporary Internet files and website files</b> and <b>Cookies and website data</b>.
 
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# Click <b>Delete</b>.
=== Safari Users ===
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==== Long Method ====
There are 2 options on how to Empty Your Cache for Safari Users. Both are shown below.
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# Click the <b>Settings Cog</b> on the top right corner.
 
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# Under the <b>General</b> tab (which is opened by default), go to the <b>Browsing History</b> section.
[[Image:safari_logo.jpg]]
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# Click <b>Delete...</b>
 
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# Select <b>Temporary Internet files and website files</b> and <b>Cookies and website data</b>.
■ First Option (Quick, Not Thorough Way)
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# Click <b>Delete</b>.
 
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1.) Open up a Safari window.
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2.) On the top of the window is your Safari Menu Bar. The Menu Bar typically contains the tabs Files, View, Tools, (Etc). Click on “Edit.
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[[Image:safari_menu_bar.jpg]]
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= [[Image:Safari-Logo.png|15px|link=]] Safari =
3.) A list will appear. In that list, click on “Empty Cache…”
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<i>Safari is installed by default on OS X systems. Safari for Windows has not been updated since 2012 and it is recommended that you update to a newer browser. Click here to learn more about <span class="plainlinks">[https://www.apple.com/safari/ Safari]</span>.</i><br><br>
 
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==== Short Method====
[[Image:safari_menu_list.jpg]]
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# On your keyboard, click <b>&#8997; + ⌘ + E</b>
 
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# Click <b>Empty</b>.
4.) A small pop-up window will appear. Click on “Empty.
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==== Long Method ====
[[Image:safari_cache_popup.jpg]]
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# Click <b>Safari</b> on the Menu Bar.
 
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# Click <b>Empty cache...</b>
5.) The small pop-up window will disappear. Congratulations, you’re finished! :)
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# Click <b>Empty</b>.
 
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<headertabs/>
■ Second Option (Longer, But Thorough)
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[[Category:Guides|Clearing Your Cache]]
 
 
1.) Open up a Safari window.
 
 
 
2.) On the top of the window is your Safari Menu Bar. The Menu Bar typically contains the tabs Files, View, Tools, (Etc). Click on “Edit.”
 
 
 
[[Image:safari_menu_bar.jpg]]
 
 
 
3.) A list will appear. In that list, click on “Reset Safari…”
 
 
 
[[Image:safari_menu_list2.jpg]]
 
 
 
4.) A small pop-up window will appear. Check-mark “Clear History,” “Empty the cache,” “Remove all cookies,” “Remove all website icons,” “Clear recent web searches,” and “Close all Safari windows.” If you do not have any saved passwords or forms, you may imitate the screenshot.
 
 
 
[[Image:safari_reset_window.jpg]]
 
 
 
5.) Once you have finished checkmarking everything, click on “Reset.”
 
 
 
6.) The small pop-up window will disappear, and all Safari windows will simultaneously close. A single Safari window should open afterwards automatically. Congratulations, you’re done!
 
 
 
=== Google Chrome Users ===
 
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[[Image:chrome_logo.jpg]]
 
 
 
1.) Open up a Google Chrome window.
 
 
 
2.) On the top-right of the window, you will find an image of a wrench. Click it and select “Options.
 
 
 
[[Image:chrome_menu_bar.jpg]]
 
 
 
[[Image:chrome_menu_list.jpg]]
 
 
 
3.) A window will appear. Select the tab labeled “Under the Hood,” then under Privacy, select “Clear browsing data…”
 
 
 
[[Image:chrome_underthehood.jpg]]
 
 
 
4.) A pop-up window will appear. Checkmark “Empty the cache.” In the scroll-down menu beside “Clear data from this period:,” select “Everything.” If you do not have any saved passwords or form data, you may imitate the screenshot.
 
 
 
[[Image:chrome_clear_browsing_data.jpg]]
 
 
 
5.) Once you have finished checkmarking everything, click on “Clear browsing data.” The pop-up window will vanish.
 
 
 
6.) Close all Google Chrome windows, then re-open a new one. Congratulations, you’re finished!
 
 
 
=== Opera Users ===
 
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[[Image:opera_logo.jpg]]
 
 
 
1.) Open up an Opera window.
 
 
 
2.) On the top of the window is your Opera Menu Bar. The Menu Bar typically contains the tabs Files, View, Tools, (Etc). Click on “Tools.
 
 
 
[[Image:opera_menu_bar.jpg]]
 
 
 
3.) A scroll-down menu will appear; select “Delete Private Data.”
 
 
 
[[Image:opera_menu_list.jpg]]
 
 
 
4.) A pop-up window will appear. Click the down arrow beside “Detailed Options.” Checkmark “Clear entire cache.” If you do not have any saved passwords or form data, you may imitate the screenshot.
 
 
 
[[Image:opera_delete_cache_window.jpg]]
 
 
 
5.) Once you have finished checkmarking everything, click on “Delete.” The pop-up window will vanish.
 
 
 
6.) Close all Opera windows, then re-open a new one. Congratulations, you’re finished!
 
 
 
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''All information in this guide was gleaned from [http://forums.epicduel.com/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=38&t=20971&start=0 this post] by [[User:Eventus]], from EpicDuel Forums.''
 
[[Category:Guides]]
 

Latest revision as of 13:32, 21 June 2014


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Your browser's cache contains files located in a temporary folder in your system. This allows your system to work more efficiently by simply reading the cache locally rather than loading the data again. Because of this, you may experience issues with the game if your cache is not cleaned properly, usually after a game update. The cache files become outdated and cause a conflict.

Fortunately, clearing your cache only takes a few seconds! Select your browser and follow the instructions.

Click here to download Google Chrome.
Chrome.png

Short Method

  1. On your keyboard, click Ctrl + Shift + Del for Windows or ⌘ + Shift + Del on OS X.
  2. Select Cached images and files.
  3. Set Obliterate the following items from: the beginning of time.
  4. Click Clear browsing data.


Long Method

  1. Click the Chrome Menu Chrome menu.png on the top right corner.
  2. Go to Settings > History.
  3. Click Clear browsing data...
  4. Select Cached images and files.
  5. Set Obliterate the following items from: the beginning of time.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.
Click here to download Mozilla Firefox.
Firefox history.png

Short Method

  1. On your keyboard, click Ctrl + Shift + Del for Windows or ⌘ + Shift + Del on OS X.
  2. Click Details.
  3. Select Cache.
  4. Set Time range to clear: Everything.
  5. Click Clear Now.


Long Method

  1. Click the Firefox Menu Firefox menu.png on the top right corner.
  2. Go to Options > Privacy.
  3. Click clear your recent history.
  4. Click Details.
  5. Select Cache.
  6. Set Time range to clear: Everything.
  7. Click Clear Now.

This guide is relevant to those using the Blink version of this browser. If you are using Opera 12.x Presto, please visit Opera's Help Page for more details on how to clear your cache. Click here to download Opera.

Short Method

  1. On your keyboard, click Ctrl + Shift + Del for Windows or ⌘ + Shift + Del on OS X.
    Opera history.png
  2. Select Empty the cache.
  3. Set Obliterate the following items from: the beginning of time.
  4. Click Clear browsing data.


Long Method

  1. Click the Opera Menu on the top left corner.
  2. Go to Settings > Privacy & security.
  3. Click Clear browsing data...
  4. Select Empty the cache.
  5. Set Obliterate the following items from: the beginning of time.
  6. Click Clear browsing data.
Internet Explorer is installed by default on Windows systems. Chances are, you have an old version of this browser and you should consider updating. Click here to download Internet Explorer 11.
IE history.png

Short Method

  1. On your keyboard, click Ctrl + Shift + Del.
  2. Select Temporary Internet files and website files and Cookies and website data.
  3. Click Delete.


Long Method

  1. Click the Settings Cog on the top right corner.
  2. Under the General tab (which is opened by default), go to the Browsing History section.
  3. Click Delete...
  4. Select Temporary Internet files and website files and Cookies and website data.
  5. Click Delete.



 

Safari is installed by default on OS X systems. Safari for Windows has not been updated since 2012 and it is recommended that you update to a newer browser. Click here to learn more about Safari.

Short Method

  1. On your keyboard, click ⌥ + ⌘ + E
  2. Click Empty.


Long Method

  1. Click Safari on the Menu Bar.
  2. Click Empty cache...
  3. Click Empty.