Delete Temporary Internet Files

Why you should delete Temporary Internet Files

Temporary Internet Files, also known as the browser cache are files that are stored on your computer by your browser. The Temporary Internet Files folder contains web page content to speed up the loading of websites that you visit frequently by keeping copies of the web pages and graphics on your computer.

Computer stores Temporary Internet Files to help the computer speed up the common tasks you perform. Unfortunately, this information might be easily accessed by others. So to protect your privacy, you should take the right measures.

If you delete Temporary Internet Files manually not all history files will be deleted. The Temporary Internet Files index.dat can't be deleted manually as it is used by Windows all time.

For more privacy protection you should delete Temporary Internet Files on a regularly basis.

The best and the easiest way to delete Temporary Internet Files and other history tracks is using special software.

How to delete Temporary Internet Files

Delete Temporary Internet Files in Internet Explorer

Delete Temporary Internet Files in Internet Explorer 9.0
Open Internet Explorer and press Ctrl+Shift+Del.
Select 'Temporary Internet Files' and click the 'Delete' button.
To delete Temporary Internet Files automatically, select Internet Options in the Tools menu and select the Delete browsing history on exit option.

Delete Temporary Internet Files in Internet Explorer 8.0
Select Delete browsing history from the Tools menu.
Check the Temporary Internet Files option and click Delete.

How to delete Temporary Internet Files in Internet Explorer 7.0
Select 'Tools' and then 'Internet Options'.
Open the General tab and in the Browsing history area click the Delete button.
In the Delete browsing history window click Delete files.

How to delete Temporary Internet Files in Internet Explorer 6.x
Open the Tools menu and select Internet Options.
Open the General tab.
In the Temporary Internet files area click the Delete Files button.
Click OK in the Delete Files dialog box to delete Temporary Internet Files.

How to delete Temporary Internet Files in Firefox

Delete Temporary Internet Files in Firefox 4.0
Press Ctrl+Shift+Delete.
Click the 'arrow' button next to 'Details' to select Cache and click 'Clear Now'
Click the drop-down menu next to 'Time range to clear' to choose the necessary period.

Delete Temporary Internet Files in Firefox 3.0
Open the 'Tools' menu, select 'Options' and open the 'Privacy' tab.
Under the Private area click 'Clear Now'.
In the 'Clear Private Data' window select Cache and click 'Clear Private Data Now'.

How to delete Temporary Internet Files in Firefox 2.0
Select Tools.
Select Options.
Open the Privacy tab and in the Private area click Clear Now.
In the Clear Private Data window put the check mark for Cache and click Clear Private Data Now.

How to delete Temporary Internet Files in Firefox 1.5
Select Tools
Select Options.
Open the Privacy tab.
Open the Cache tab and click Clear Cache Now.

If you manually delete Temporary Internet Files folder content, this will not delete all traces as a special file called index.dat is placed in this folder and it will still preserve the names and even the dates of your first visits to many pages. This file can't be deleted manually as it is used by Windows all the time.
Monday, June 26, 2017

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