How to get youku to load faster

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How to get youku to load faster
Glide through your Youku videos by clearing your cache. (John Foxx/Stockbyte/Getty Images)

Like YouTube and UStream, Youku is an online site where users can stream and upload videos. Like most streaming websites, buffering is a constant problem. After you find your favourite video to watch, it takes minutes if not hours to load. In order to get Youku to load faster, you need to clear your cache. Your cache stores temporary files and is actually made to speed up the browsing process. After a while, it collects so much information that it actually slows down your computer.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Instructions

    Internet Explorer

  1. 1

    Open your Internet Explorer browser. Click on the "Settings" button on the top right corner of the window.

  2. 2

    Select "Internet Options" from the drop down menu. Check the "Delete" button in the "Browsing history" section.

  3. 3

    Select all the check boxes in the "Delete Browsing History" section and click the "Delete" button at the bottom of the page. Your cache is now erased. Do not check options you do not want to delete. For example, do not check the "Passwords" box if you want Internet Explorer to save your passwords.

    Mozilla Firefox

  1. 1

    Open your Firefox browser. Click on the "Tools" button in the top line of the window.

  2. 2

    Select "Clear Recent History" from the drop down menu.

  3. 3

    Select all the check boxes in the "Clear Recent History" section and click the "Clear Now" button at the bottom of the page. Your cache is now erased. Do not check options you do not want to delete. For example, do not check the "Passwords" box if you want Firefox to save your passwords.

    Google Chrome

  1. 1

    Open your Internet Explorer browser. Click on the "Settings" button on the top right corner of the window.

  2. 2

    Select "Options" from the drop down menu. Select the "Under the Hood" tab on the left side of the window.

  3. 3

    Click the "Clear browsing data" button in the "Privacy" section.

  4. 4

    Select all the check boxes in the "Clear browsing data" section and click the "Clear browsing data" button at the bottom of the page. Your cache is now erased. Do not check options you do not want to delete. For example, do not check the "Passwords" box if you want Google Chrome to save your passwords.

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