How do I clear temp internet files?

  Amer 23:28 08 Feb 2009
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Hello everyone.

On my previous machine, there was an option whereby you could clear out the contents of your temporary intertet files by locating the folder through explorer and just deleting all the content. Is this possible on Windows XP? I can't find such a folder. I have switched on the 'show hidden files' option but still can't locate it. On a related matter, should I be doing it this way anyway or is there purpose designed software for this? If so, what would you recommend?

Many thanks for any help in advance

Amer Khalil

  DieSse 23:36 08 Feb 2009

Use Disk Cleanup - in Programs - accessories - System Tools - Disk Cleanup.

For a better clean Wise Disk Cleaner click here

Or CCleaner

If you change the settings in Explorer to show all files and folders, you'll see the folders - they're normally hidden.

To stop them building up, change the setting in Internet Explorer to delete them when it closes.

  DieSse 23:38 08 Feb 2009

The folder is in Documents and settings - User Name - Local settings - for each user.

  skidzy 23:39 08 Feb 2009
  Quiet Life 23:39 08 Feb 2009

Start Programs Accesories System Tools Clean Disc
you have the option to select delete temporary internet files there.

  Amer 23:46 08 Feb 2009

Thnaks guys for all your help. Problem solved. I wasn't expecting any responses until tomorrow!

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