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Internet Explorer Cache - Clear Up - vb6

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Hello Experts

Im trying to kill all existence of internet explorer
cache
cookies
history

I have this code  from planet-source-code

How can i get this to work with Win95 and win98

It works with win 2000 and i assume will work for xp too.

http://www.planet-source-code.com/vb/scripts/ShowCode.asp?txtCodeId=49643&lngWId=1

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Here is the correct way to clean Cache: http://www.mvps.org/emorcillo/vb6/inet/index.shtml ("Cleanning the Temporary Intenet Files folder")

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just clear out the temp folder ("c:/windows/temp") using kill
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There is no IE cache/history in windows temp folder
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sorry i thought that was for previous versions of windows.  I know in xp its in C:\Documents and Settings\(username)\Local Settings.  It is located somewhere on the harddrive in previous versions of windows and just needs to be deleted
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for windows 95, 98 and nt the locations are C:\Windows\History and C:\Windows\Temporary Internet Files
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Yeah, but still the best way to delete it is to use the operating system's own functions...
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The operating system does the exact same thing.  Take a look at the before and after using the os functions and deleting.  They're exactly the same but using the os functions are more complecated!
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My answer was correct and easier why did the author not respond to that
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