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Windows 7: Why does Back Button download instead of using cache?

14 Apr 2010   #1
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 
Why does Back Button download instead of using cache?

I've seen this on a bunch of browsers. You hit the Back Button, and it downloads the page instead of just reading it from cache!! I mean, I was just there 1 second ago! What's going to change?

What good is having cache if the Back Button is going to do that?
Makes no sense to me.

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14 Apr 2010   #2
not so gray matter

W7 Ult. x64 | OS X
 
 

I'm pretty sure it only uses the cache when in off-line mode.
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14 Apr 2010   #3
MilesAhead

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

The question is why? Seems self-defeating to me.
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