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Deleting Temporary Internet files from system folder

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How can you view the files in the Temporary Internet files system folder?  On my system it is located at C: Documents and Settings\MyComputerName\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files.  Is it okay to delete the files in this folder?
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Question by:Win2KAng
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by:CrazyOne
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Yep just close down all your browswer windows and then delete the files.
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by:CrazyOne
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IE has a built in tool that can be uses to delete the files in this folder. Ha but it doesn't do a very good job of it.
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by:sunray_2003
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Check my suggestions  and others in this thread

http://oldlook.experts-exchange.com/Applications/Q_20773104.html


The links should tell what to do

Sunray
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by:CrazyOne
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To do it throught the internet options

Start > Settings > Control Panel
Under the General tab click the Delete files button
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by:sunray_2003
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Co , I think you meant   tools --> Internet options going to IE


What is that control panel ?

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Oops I meant Start > Settings > Control Panel > Internet Options
I forgot the Internet Options in my comment.

Personally I prefer doing it through the control panel with all the browser windwos closed. This way IE isn't locking any files down that it would have open if IE was running. Deletes more files this way. :)
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