Is there any way to change the temp folder?

Whenever I download something using Internet Explorer, it always saves the file temporarily to one of my drives but that drive is already full. Is there any way to change the destination the files are saved to when downloading something? I tried Tools - Internet Options - Temporary Internet Files - Settings and changed the folder there but whenever I download anything, it still temporarily saves to the full drive.
hollow3Asked:
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rubiconxConnect With a Mentor Commented:
right click on My Computer
Select properties
Select Advanced
Select Environment Variables
Edit TEMP and TMP settings to point to the disk with space.

Regards,

Dave
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
Hello hollow3 =)

>> it still temporarily saves to the full drive.
How can you verify it... i mean where are you looking to view these temporary files on the full drive :)
(btw what OS are you using?)
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hollow3Author Commented:
I use Windows XP home edition. Sry if thats not what you mean,t I basically know nothing about computers. I don't look for them, it just saves there. After the file finishes downloading, the file is deleted from the temp folder and moved to the actual folder where I specified I wanted it to save to.
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SheharyaarSaahilCommented:
hmmmm you mean when you click on a download link, you can see the path pointing to Temporary Internet Files folder on the full drive, but when download completes, the file actually goes to your temp folder on the second drive.... right? :)
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tosh9iiiCommented:
You can use a download manager such as Download Accelerator Plus (DAP) and from there you can change the download location of the files.
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hollow3Author Commented:
k, thanks rubiconx, it worked out pretty well. But now when I try to install something, it does the same thing. It requires installing stuff temporarily on my drive thats full. Anyone know how to change it like how rubiconx changed the download folder? I'll give  50 points to anyone who can help me.
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rubiconxCommented:
Anything that writes temporary files to a location other than TEMP or TMP isn't following the standard windows conventions.  And, unless there is an option somewhere within the install program, you won't be able to redirect those files.

Dave
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kcarrimCommented:
Have you tried deleting temp files, clear internet history? Why don't you clean up the full drive or move important data to the first drive or burn it to cd if you don't use it.
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YooT0PIACommented:
also try moving your temporary internet files folder by going into internet options, settings, then move folder
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