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Temporary downloads in Internet Explorer

Posted on 2014-01-07
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Hi,
When you download a file from the Internet and select 'Open' instead of 'Save', is that file actually being save in a temporary location somewhere? If so, where is that location? I'm using Internet Explorer 10 and Windows 7 Pro.

Thanks in advance.
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by:aadih
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Please take a look here:

C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files .

In case you wish to move it to another location, you could open Internet Explorer and:
go to Tools > Internet Options > Browsing History > Settings > Move Folder.
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Manjunath Sullad earned 500 total points
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These files will be in below path

C:\Users\User name \AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\SOJI9NV9


Content.IE5\SOJI9NV9 - These folder names may vary
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by:Sandeep
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Go to Tools > Internet Options > Browsing History > Settings and see what settings is there for your IE. Open that folder and search beneath latest folder there.

I personally do not use IE, but do prefer Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. I specially support Chrome for its nice and light weight functionality. It has got inbuilt flash player so no need to install seperate one. Also it has got a default folder even if you open the file, it goes to default folder (Not any sub folder / junk folder as per IE)
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by:Amit Khilnaney
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It is actually stored in C:\Users\(user-name)\Downloads

But you can change the default location as per your preference as detailed at location below

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http://www.sevenforums.com/tutorials/112232-internet-explorer-change-default-download-location.html

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