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By hafeez_cloud
Jan 20, 2006
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  1. My temporary internet file shows a size of 9GB in use where as when i explore the folder its empty. Would appreciate your help on the same.


    Best regards,
    Abdul Hafeez.
  2. loupegarou

    loupegarou TS Rookie Posts: 47

    microsoft crap

    okay its not crap but the way they do things bugs me.
    Do you run winxp home /pro or some other os?
    Microsoft after IE 5.5 started hiding your temporary internet files while you are logged in.
    SOOOOO.
    create a new administrative user or at login prompt press control+alT+delete twice.
    this will bring up the login prompt.
    login as administrator with no password. If it gives you an error you can always setup a new user.
    After you setup a new user login as that user and browse to your
    c:\documents and settings\*username*\
    click on tools \ folder options \ and click on the view tab.
    check off the boxes for show hidden files and folders.
    ok now you should see under that username folder a folder call "local settings"
    and under that a folder called temp and another called temporary internet files.
    clear out all of temp
    then go to temporary internet files
    open the content.ie5 and delete all folders.
    you cannot delete the index.dat file without some serious work so dont worry about it.
    reboot.
    Hope this helps.
  3. hafeez_cloud

    hafeez_cloud TS Rookie Topic Starter

    thnk you chief ////

    YOU ARE A STAR.....

    with regards,
    Abdul Hafeez
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