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Anonymous
September 3, 2005 12:03:01 PM

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After applying some recent Microsoft security updates my temp internet files
are not being deleted when I close the browser despite that option being
selected in the advanced options. the same thing happened when I updated the
wife's laptop at the same time. I have tried uninstalling the most recent
updates but to no avail. Can anyone help?.
--
Alan

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Anonymous
September 3, 2005 3:29:39 PM

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Double check your settings.

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

Deletes the content of %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet
Files but not the Content.IE5 or Content.MSO folders.

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 >>
%homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
AND
%homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
and \Content.MSO (Created by an MS Office program)}
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.

If something like Outlook Express or Help and Support is running, not all
the files/folders are going to be cleared out.

--
Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:9D8646F8-5EA8-4D0B-AFC0-9ED241D4DE39@microsoft.com,
AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> After applying some recent Microsoft security updates my temp internet
> files are not being deleted when I close the browser despite that option
> being selected in the advanced options. the same thing happened when I
> updated the wife's laptop at the same time. I have tried uninstalling the
> most recent updates but to no avail. Can anyone help?.
> --
> Alan
Anonymous
September 3, 2005 6:11:05 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

Wes, the "empty temp files folder when browser is closed" has always been
ticked and has always worked in the past. It's just since applying updates a
few weeks ago that the files have stayed put. I have no trouble deleting them
by hand but would prefer it to happen automaticaly as it used to do . Would
there be some registry setting that I could check out?.
--
Alan


"Wesley Vogel" wrote:

> Double check your settings.
>
> 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
>
> Deletes the content of %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet
> Files but not the Content.IE5 or Content.MSO folders.
>
> 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 >>
> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
> AND
> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
> and \Content.MSO (Created by an MS Office program)}
> 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.
>
> If something like Outlook Express or Help and Support is running, not all
> the files/folders are going to be cleared out.
>
> --
> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>
> Wes
> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>
> In news:9D8646F8-5EA8-4D0B-AFC0-9ED241D4DE39@microsoft.com,
> AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> > After applying some recent Microsoft security updates my temp internet
> > files are not being deleted when I close the browser despite that option
> > being selected in the advanced options. the same thing happened when I
> > updated the wife's laptop at the same time. I have tried uninstalling the
> > most recent updates but to no avail. Can anyone help?.
> > --
> > Alan
>
>
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Anonymous
September 3, 2005 10:54:35 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

Alan,

Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed.

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
Internet Settings\Cache
Value Name: Persistent
Value Type: REG_DWORD
Value Data: 0 or 1
0 = Yes, empty it
1 = No, do not empty it

--
Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:C5937B25-862A-41CC-B8CE-E06354CC60D3@microsoft.com,
AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> Wes, the "empty temp files folder when browser is closed" has always been
> ticked and has always worked in the past. It's just since applying
> updates a few weeks ago that the files have stayed put. I have no trouble
> deleting them by hand but would prefer it to happen automaticaly as it
> used to do . Would there be some registry setting that I could check out?.
> --
> Alan
>
>
> "Wesley Vogel" wrote:
>
>> Double check your settings.
>>
>> 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
>>
>> Deletes the content of %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet
>> Files but not the Content.IE5 or Content.MSO folders.
>>
>> 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 >>
>> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
>> AND
>> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
>> and \Content.MSO (Created by an MS Office program)}
>> 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.
>>
>> If something like Outlook Express or Help and Support is running, not all
>> the files/folders are going to be cleared out.
>>
>> --
>> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>>
>> Wes
>> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>>
>> In news:9D8646F8-5EA8-4D0B-AFC0-9ED241D4DE39@microsoft.com,
>> AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
>>> After applying some recent Microsoft security updates my temp internet
>>> files are not being deleted when I close the browser despite that option
>>> being selected in the advanced options. the same thing happened when I
>>> updated the wife's laptop at the same time. I have tried uninstalling
>>> the most recent updates but to no avail. Can anyone help?.
>>> --
>>> Alan
Anonymous
September 4, 2005 2:06:09 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

Did you try in Safe mode?

regards,
ssg MS-MVP
AJWin wrote:

> After applying some recent Microsoft security updates my temp internet files
> are not being deleted when I close the browser despite that option being
> selected in the advanced options. the same thing happened when I updated the
> wife's laptop at the same time. I have tried uninstalling the most recent
> updates but to no avail. Can anyone help?.
Anonymous
September 4, 2005 8:18:01 AM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

Wes, I checked that out as you suggested and the value is set to "0". I also
tried uninstalling the updates in safe mode as suggested by S. Sengupta. I
removed the last 21 back to 19th june but that didn't work either. I have now
re-installed them again. I did notice that in that time period there were 4
updates that couldn't be removed. If you can think of anything else it would
be much appreciated.
--
Alan


"Wesley Vogel" wrote:

> Alan,
>
> Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed.
>
> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
> Internet Settings\Cache
> Value Name: Persistent
> Value Type: REG_DWORD
> Value Data: 0 or 1
> 0 = Yes, empty it
> 1 = No, do not empty it
>
> --
> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>
> Wes
> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>
> In news:C5937B25-862A-41CC-B8CE-E06354CC60D3@microsoft.com,
> AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> > Wes, the "empty temp files folder when browser is closed" has always been
> > ticked and has always worked in the past. It's just since applying
> > updates a few weeks ago that the files have stayed put. I have no trouble
> > deleting them by hand but would prefer it to happen automaticaly as it
> > used to do . Would there be some registry setting that I could check out?.
> > --
> > Alan
> >
> >
> > "Wesley Vogel" wrote:
> >
> >> Double check your settings.
> >>
> >> 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
> >>
> >> Deletes the content of %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet
> >> Files but not the Content.IE5 or Content.MSO folders.
> >>
> >> 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 >>
> >> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
> >> AND
> >> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
> >> and \Content.MSO (Created by an MS Office program)}
> >> 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.
> >>
> >> If something like Outlook Express or Help and Support is running, not all
> >> the files/folders are going to be cleared out.
> >>
> >> --
> >> Hope this helps. Let us know.
> >>
> >> Wes
> >> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
> >>
> >> In news:9D8646F8-5EA8-4D0B-AFC0-9ED241D4DE39@microsoft.com,
> >> AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> >>> After applying some recent Microsoft security updates my temp internet
> >>> files are not being deleted when I close the browser despite that option
> >>> being selected in the advanced options. the same thing happened when I
> >>> updated the wife's laptop at the same time. I have tried uninstalling
> >>> the most recent updates but to no avail. Can anyone help?.
> >>> --
> >>> Alan
>
>
Anonymous
September 4, 2005 1:51:05 PM

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Alan,

I don't really have a clue.

Have you redirected your Temporary Internet Files folder?

Ah, here ya go.

The option "Empty Temporary Internet Files folders when browser is closed"
does not work ?
http://windowsxp.mvps.org/deltifonexit.htm

Internet Explorer Does not Delete Temporary Internet Files on Close
http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=814782


--
Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:2C258B01-A17E-438E-9684-9091D64856F3@microsoft.com,
AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
> Wes, I checked that out as you suggested and the value is set to "0". I
> also tried uninstalling the updates in safe mode as suggested by S.
> Sengupta. I removed the last 21 back to 19th june but that didn't work
> either. I have now re-installed them again. I did notice that in that
> time period there were 4 updates that couldn't be removed. If you can
> think of anything else it would be much appreciated.
> --
> Alan
>
>
> "Wesley Vogel" wrote:
>
>> Alan,
>>
>> Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed.
>>
>> HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\
>> Internet Settings\Cache
>> Value Name: Persistent
>> Value Type: REG_DWORD
>> Value Data: 0 or 1
>> 0 = Yes, empty it
>> 1 = No, do not empty it
>>
>> --
>> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>>
>> Wes
>> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>>
>> In news:C5937B25-862A-41CC-B8CE-E06354CC60D3@microsoft.com,
>> AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
>>> Wes, the "empty temp files folder when browser is closed" has always
>>> been ticked and has always worked in the past. It's just since applying
>>> updates a few weeks ago that the files have stayed put. I have no
>>> trouble deleting them by hand but would prefer it to happen
>>> automaticaly as it used to do . Would there be some registry setting
>>> that I could check out?. --
>>> Alan
>>>
>>>
>>> "Wesley Vogel" wrote:
>>>
>>>> Double check your settings.
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>>
>>>> Deletes the content of %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet
>>>> Files but not the Content.IE5 or Content.MSO folders.
>>>>
>>>> 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
>>>> >> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
>>>> AND
>>>> %homepath%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5
>>>> and \Content.MSO (Created by an MS Office program)}
>>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>> If something like Outlook Express or Help and Support is running, not
>>>> all the files/folders are going to be cleared out.
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>>>>
>>>> Wes
>>>> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>>>>
>>>> In news:9D8646F8-5EA8-4D0B-AFC0-9ED241D4DE39@microsoft.com,
>>>> AJWin <AJWin@discussions.microsoft.com> hunted and pecked:
>>>>> After applying some recent Microsoft security updates my temp internet
>>>>> files are not being deleted when I close the browser despite that
>>>>> option being selected in the advanced options. the same thing
>>>>> happened when I updated the wife's laptop at the same time. I have
>>>>> tried uninstalling the most recent updates but to no avail. Can
>>>>> anyone help?. --
>>>>> Alan
September 4, 2005 11:42:35 PM

Archived from groups: microsoft.public.windowsxp.general (More info?)

Wes, That's it sorted. I downloaded the prog. "Process explorer" and ran it.
Of the four programs it highlighted as locking the TIF folder, BTHelp
Notifier turned out to be the one causing the problem. I stopped it running
and the problem disappeared.

BTHelp Notifier watches out and fixes problems with e-mail so it wont be
missed. I can always run it when needed.

Thanks again for your help. All I need to do now is disable it on the wife's
laptop.

Alan
Anonymous
September 4, 2005 11:42:36 PM

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Alan,

Glad to hear you fixed it. Keep having fun! :-)

Tip: Never install *any* software from an ISP.

--
Hope this helps. Let us know.

Wes
MS-MVP Windows Shell/User

In news:D ffinb$2s0$1@nwrdmz02.dmz.ncs.ea.ibs-infra.bt.com,
Pat <p.winthrop@btopenworld.com> hunted and pecked:
> Wes, That's it sorted. I downloaded the prog. "Process explorer" and ran
> it. Of the four programs it highlighted as locking the TIF folder, BTHelp
> Notifier turned out to be the one causing the problem. I stopped it
> running and the problem disappeared.
>
> BTHelp Notifier watches out and fixes problems with e-mail so it wont be
> missed. I can always run it when needed.
>
> Thanks again for your help. All I need to do now is disable it on the
> wife's laptop.
>
> Alan
Anonymous
September 5, 2005 2:36:24 AM

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> Alan,
>
> I don't really have a clue.

'I dont believe you!!!!'
>
> Have you redirected your Temporary Internet Files folder?
>
> Ah, here ya go.
>
> The option "Empty Temporary Internet Files folders when browser is closed"
> does not work ?
> http://windowsxp.mvps.org/deltifonexit.htm
>
> Internet Explorer Does not Delete Temporary Internet Files on Close
> http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=814782
>
>
> --
> Hope this helps. Let us know.
>
> Wes
> MS-MVP Windows Shell/User
>
>Thanks again Wesley - been following this one as well - last weeks homework
>has been temp files etc.
Got 2 good ones for my favourites folder.
Rgds
Antioch
!