Disable the caching of SSL sites

By default, Internet Explorer will cache all sites in your temporary Internet folder -- but you can prevent this.

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By default, Internet Explorer will cache the sites in your temporary Internet folder. Follow the procedure below to keep this caching from occuring.
  1. Start your registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).

  2. Navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows
    CurrentVersionInternet Settings registry subkey.

  3. From the 'Edit' menu, select 'New', 'DWORD' Value.

  4. Enter a name of "DisableCachingOfSSLPages" then press Enter.

  5. Double-click the new value, set it to '1' to disable caching of SSL pages and then click 'OK'.

  6. Close the registry editor.

  7. Log off and then log back on for the change to take effect.

This was last published in January 2003

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