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October 9, 2004 8:23:06 PM

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I was very familiar with how EXACTLY to clear this in 98....Just got XP can
anyone tell me exactly how to clear these & keep my system CLEAN?


Thanks

Dave hybriddave@verizon.net
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October 9, 2004 10:52:09 PM

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Pretty much the same way. ;-)

To open your temporary folder...
Start | Run | Type: %TEMP% | OK

To open the WINDOWS\Temp folder....
Start | Run | Type: C:\WINDOWS\Temp | OK

To delete all Temporary Internet Files...

1) Start | Run | Type: inetcpl.cpl | OK
Or right click the Internet Explorer icon on your Desktop.
Or: Start | Settings | Control Panel | Internet Options.
Best to do this with all instances of Internet Explorer closed. Especially
if there are a large number of files.
2) On the General Tab, in the middle of the screen, click on Delete Files
3) Check the box ? Delete all offline content {This cleans >> C:\Documents
and Settings\YourNameHere\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files AND
C:\Documents and Settings\YourNameHere\Local Settings\Temporary Internet
Files\Content.IE5 and \Content.MSO
4) Click on OK and wait for the hourglass icon to stop after it deletes the
temporary internet files
5) You can now click on Delete Cookies and click OK to delete cookies that
websites have placed on your hard drive.
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If you want, try this: Open IE | Tools | Internet Options | Advanced tab |
scroll down to the bottom | check: Empty Temporary Internet Files folder
when browser is closed | click Apply | OK. Entirely up to you, but if you
want to be rid of this, it is done automatically. Deletes the content of
C:\Documents and Settings\YourNameHere\Local Settings\Temporary Internet
Files but not the Content.IE5 or Content.MSO folders.

Also: Start IE | Tools | Internet Options | General tab | Days to keep
pages in history: 0 | Apply | OK.
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I use Disk Cleaner to all this automatically every time my machine boots.
Disk Cleaner is free.

Disk Cleaner
http://www.xs4all.nl/~mp2004/

Disk Cleaner Cleans:

Temporary Internet Files
Internet Cookies
Internet History
System Temporary Folder
Recent Documents
Run... Dialog List
Find Document List
Find Computer List
URLs in IE Address Bar
URLs in Shell Address Bar
Media Player Recent URLs
WinZip Recent Files
WinZip Extract To Folders
Paint Recent Files
WordPad Recent Files
Recycle Bin
Opera Cache
Opera Cookies
Opera History
Opera Visited links
Opera Download History and Download folder

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Hope this helps. Let us know.
Wes

In news:9FFC6E22-ED89-4866-86D3-015178FCF90D@microsoft.com,
Dave <Dave@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> I was very familiar with how EXACTLY to clear this in 98....Just got
> XP can anyone tell me exactly how to clear these & keep my system
> CLEAN?
>
>
> Thanks
>
> Dave hybriddave@verizon.net
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