Can the Windows Picture and Fax Viewer cache be disabled?

Posted on 2008-11-06
Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I have clients at a business who use Windows Picture and Fax Viewer to open attachments frequently. Every time they open one it brings up a list of all the ones they have previously opened. After a while this list builds up and slows down the program. I know how to clear these images but is there any way to prevent it from storing them so I don't have to keep clearing them out?
Question by:Axis52401
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    Assisted Solution

    1.This is what i use,

    2.Close all Internet Explorer windows  
    Type INETCPL.CPL in Start, Run dialog  
    Click the Delete Files button  
    Select Delete all offline content and click OK  
    Click OK to close the dialog

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    Also if you go to the IE properties,browsing history, settings, you will see a option disk space to use....just specify there some 5 or 10 mb only.....
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    Author Comment

    I know how to deleted these old pictures but I'm trying to prevent them from accumulating. Adjustring the size limit to 5 or 10Mb would still allow for a lot of pictures and pdf files.
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    Accepted Solution

    right a small batch script like the one attached

    set a scheduled task on the machine(s) to run at noon each day?
    @echo off
    REM script to clear the accumulated files once a day
    cd "\documents and settings\username\application data\temporary internet files"
    del *.* /s/q
    rem done

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