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Anonymous
January 2, 2005 5:27:04 AM

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Hello all. Happy New Year
I have a problem with my Temporary Internet Files. When I go to
C:\Doc&Settings\Owner\LocalSettings\TempInternetFiles about 30-40 files (I
just emptied it yesterday) but when I right click on the folder it shows
there is OVER 1 GB of files in there. When I delete everything I can see in
the folder there is still over 1 GB of files in that folder - although it
appears empty. I was tipped off to this problem by running certain system
scans (spyware) that seemed to take forever when scanning this folder.
Also my system will not let me finish a CLEANMGR (Disk Cleanup) - it just
starts and then hangs forever without finishing. Can anyone help??
Some things to help may be:
1. I am up to date with all updates (I run XP)
2. In Folder Options - I have checked "show all hidden files"
3. In Tools/InternetOptions/TempIntFiles/Settings - I have only 5mb allotted
to this.

I hope that is enough info to go on.
Thanks for your help
Jennifer
Anonymous
January 2, 2005 5:57:55 AM

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"Kevin" <sirff@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
news:1lNBd.22124$6V1.12097@bignews3.bellsouth.net...
> Hello all. Happy New Year
> I have a problem with my Temporary Internet Files. When I go to
> C:\Doc&Settings\Owner\LocalSettings\TempInternetFiles about 30-40 files (I
> just emptied it yesterday) but when I right click on the folder it shows
> there is OVER 1 GB of files in there. When I delete everything I can see
> in
> the folder there is still over 1 GB of files in that folder - although it
> appears empty. I was tipped off to this problem by running certain system
> scans (spyware) that seemed to take forever when scanning this folder.
> Also my system will not let me finish a CLEANMGR (Disk Cleanup) - it just
> starts and then hangs forever without finishing. Can anyone help??
> Some things to help may be:
> 1. I am up to date with all updates (I run XP)
> 2. In Folder Options - I have checked "show all hidden files"
> 3. In Tools/InternetOptions/TempIntFiles/Settings - I have only 5mb
> allotted
> to this.
>
> I hope that is enough info to go on.
> Thanks for your help
> Jennifer
>
>
Anonymous
January 2, 2005 6:51:17 AM

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"Kevin" <sirff@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
news:1lNBd.22124$6V1.12097@bignews3.bellsouth.net
> Hello all. Happy New Year
> I have a problem with my Temporary Internet Files. When I go to
> C:\Doc&Settings\Owner\LocalSettings\TempInternetFiles about 30-40
> files (I just emptied it yesterday) but when I right click on the
> folder it shows there is OVER 1 GB of files in there. When I delete
> everything I can see in the folder there is still over 1 GB of files
> in that folder - although it appears empty. I was tipped off to this
> problem by running certain system scans (spyware) that seemed to take
> forever when scanning this folder.
> Also my system will not let me finish a CLEANMGR (Disk Cleanup) - it
> just starts and then hangs forever without finishing. Can anyone
> help??
> Some things to help may be:
> 1. I am up to date with all updates (I run XP)
> 2. In Folder Options - I have checked "show all hidden files"
> 3. In Tools/InternetOptions/TempIntFiles/Settings - I have only 5mb
> allotted to this.
>
> I hope that is enough info to go on.
> Thanks for your help
> Jennifer

See http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/delcache.htm

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Anonymous
January 2, 2005 4:02:45 PM

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WOW - SO Simple! It took an hour but worked. Many thanks

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"Frank Saunders, MS-MVP" <franksaunders@mvps.org> wrote in message
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> "Kevin" <sirff@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
> news:1lNBd.22124$6V1.12097@bignews3.bellsouth.net
> > Hello all. Happy New Year
> > I have a problem with my Temporary Internet Files. When I go to
> > C:\Doc&Settings\Owner\LocalSettings\TempInternetFiles about 30-40
> > files (I just emptied it yesterday) but when I right click on the
> > folder it shows there is OVER 1 GB of files in there. When I delete
> > everything I can see in the folder there is still over 1 GB of files
> > in that folder - although it appears empty. I was tipped off to this
> > problem by running certain system scans (spyware) that seemed to take
> > forever when scanning this folder.
> > Also my system will not let me finish a CLEANMGR (Disk Cleanup) - it
> > just starts and then hangs forever without finishing. Can anyone
> > help??
> > Some things to help may be:
> > 1. I am up to date with all updates (I run XP)
> > 2. In Folder Options - I have checked "show all hidden files"
> > 3. In Tools/InternetOptions/TempIntFiles/Settings - I have only 5mb
> > allotted to this.
> >
> > I hope that is enough info to go on.
> > Thanks for your help
> > Jennifer
>
> See http://mvps.org/winhelp2002/delcache.htm
>
> --
> Frank Saunders, MS-MVP, IE/OE
> Please respond in Newsgroup only. Do not send email
> http://www.fjsmjs.com
> Protect your PC
> http://www.microsoft.com./athome/security/protect/defau...
>
>
Anonymous
January 2, 2005 4:02:46 PM

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"Kevin" <sirff@bellsouth.net> wrote in message
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> WOW - SO Simple! It took an hour but worked. Many thanks

You're welcome.

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