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Deleting IE Temp Internet Files from older versions


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#1 devildog4

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 10:29 AM

I am being helped on another forum here for HD and OS errors. One of the scans that was suggested to me showed ALOT of files like IE5TemporaryInternetFile. I am running IE8. Is it possible my system has temporary internet files from older versions of IE that don't delete when I delete current temporary internet files? If so, how do I delete them?

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#2 rshaffer61

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Posted 17 August 2010 - 11:16 AM

Try this to clean up temp files.



Download TFC by OldTimer to your desktop
  • Please double-click TFC.exe to run it. (Note: If you are running on Vista, right-click on the file and choose Run As Administrator).
  • It will close all programs when run, so make sure you have saved all your work before you begin.
  • Click the Start button to begin the process. Depending on how often you clean temp files, execution time should be anywhere from a few seconds to a minute or two. Let it run uninterrupted to completion.
  • Once it's finished it should reboot your machine. If it does not, please manually reboot the machine yourself to ensure a complete clean.


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Posted 17 August 2010 - 06:17 PM

You can also use Windows Explorer to look at and delete files and folders there. Just enter the following into Start / Run: %USERPROFILE%\\AppData\Local\Temporary Internet Files

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