Clear Internet Cache & Cookies for particular domain only in IE, quickly

To delete the Internet cache & Cookies, one normally uses the Disk Cleanup Utility, some 3rd-party junk cleaner or one can even do it via the Internet Explorer menu, as follows –  Settings > Safety Delete browsing history. Clicking on Delete Browsing History deletes temporary Internet files, Cookies, saved passwords and web form information.


Delete Temporary Internet Files & Cookies for particular domain

But what if you want to delete the Temporary Internet Files Cache and Cookies for a particular website only, natively without using any 3rd-party tool which may include this functionality? The easy answer to this question is to use the Developer Tools in Internet Explorer.

Internet Explorer 10

First, visit the website whose Cache you want to delete. Next, press F12 to open the Developer Tools in Internet Explorer 10. Having done that, you will see a panel open at the bottom of Internet Explorer 10. These are the Developer Tools. The Developer Tools enables Web site developers to quickly debug Microsoft JScript, investigate a behavior specific to Windows Internet Explorer, or iterate rapidly to prototype a new design or try solutions to a problem on-the-fly.


Click on Cache to open its sub-menu. Here you can:

  1. Clear the complete browser cache
  2. Clear browser cache for this domain
  3. Disable Cookies
  4. Clear session Cookies
  5. Clear Cookies for this domain
  6. View Cookie information.

Using this sub-menu, you will be able to delete browser cache or Cookies for a particular domain. Clicking on Clear browser cache for this domain (Hotkey Ctrl+D) deletes only the browser cache and all temporary files that belong to the current domain. Selecting Clear cookies for domain, deletes all cookies from this particular domain.

Incidentally, you can also view information about cookies for that domain like Name, value, sub-domain if any, Path and expiry date of the Cookie.

Internet Explorer 11

vinsin mentions in the comments that to do it in Internet Explorer 11, open IE11. Start Developer Tools by pressing F12.

Clear Cache & Cookies for particular domain only IE11

Press Ctrl 4 or select Network Tab from the left navigation. You have these options on the Developer Tools horizontal menu bar. Hover your mouse over them and pick the right one.

Internet Explorer 12

In Internet Explorer 12, open IE12 and visit the web page. Then press F12 to open Developer Tools.

clear cookies for particular domain 11

Click on Network, and you will see the two buttons that let you clear cache or cookies for that particular domain.

If you are a Microsoft Edge user, then this browser does not let you delete cache or cookies for particular websites. You will have to delete the entire Browsing History & Cache.

If you are a Chrome or Firefox user, see this post: Clear Cache & Cookies for a specific website.

Expired Cookies Cleaner will help you remove Expired Cookies in Internet Explorer.

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