temp internet files

  canard 17:42 25 Sep 2003

Temp internet files is set to empty when browser is closed. Looking at disk cleanup there are no temp internet files. But looing in windows explorer there are 4 folders with between 15mb and 18 mb of junk from grandchildrens' surfing. Can I empty these and is there a quick'n easy way of doing it?

  smegs 17:56 25 Sep 2003

U can do this by going into Windows Explorer, finding Ur Internet Temp folder, open the folder, goto edit, click select all, should B highlighted BLUE, then delete. Have U got Norton system works? U can do it through that.

  MAJ 18:02 25 Sep 2003

Or go to, in IE, Tools > Internet Options > General tab, click the "Delete Files" button and from the little box which appears, tick the "Delete all offline content" box and click OK.

  canard 21:09 25 Sep 2003

Thankyou very much for the good advice- off to carry out your instructions.

  canard 21:13 25 Sep 2003

No Norton system works and did as you said but the four folders still contain 60+mb. Is it safe to just delete all their contents?

  canard 21:16 25 Sep 2003

The 4 folders of what looks like junk are in a subfolder of temporary internet files called contenet IE5 [although I'm on IE6].

  MAJ 21:21 25 Sep 2003

The folder is just called Content IE5, god knows why, but, yes, it is usually safe to delete them.

  canard 21:34 25 Sep 2003

Thanks Maj.

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