Browsers eat up a quite a bit of resources such as CPU, Memory, and disk.
As we open up new windows and tabs, resource usage continue to tick up.
Once we exit our browsers, CPU usage terminates.
Memory usage screeches to a halt.
On the other hand, data cached to disk remains.
- Firefox:- Usage – Clear Cache on Exit
In this post, we will touch on how to configure a Chrome browser to wipe out our cache upon exiting the browser.
- Access the Menu Button ( )
- From the drop-down menu, please select the “Settings” option
- The settings window ( chrome://settings ) appears
- Within the settings window, please select the privacy option
- The “Cookies and other site data” window will appear ( chrome://settings/privacy )
- The privacy tab appears
- Window – Settings – Tab – “Privacy & Security”
- Please access the “Cookies and other site data” button
- The “Cookies and other site data” window will appear ( chrome://settings/cookies )
- Fill the “Clear cookies and site data when you close all windows” option button
Settings – Privacy & Security
|Cookies||Websites stores data such as choices and session data|
|Site Data||HTML5-enabled storage types including application caches, Web Storage data, Web SQL Database data, and Indexed Database data.|
Setting – Private & Security
Setting – Private & Security – Cookies and other site data
Chrome – Version
This documentation was written against version 108.0.5359.125