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Windows 7: Temp files will not delete in IE10

25 May 2014   #1
grungychick

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 
Temp files will not delete in IE10

Hellows.
For the last two days. The temp files have not been deleting all of the way. I' am not admin of this computer either. So. Hopefully there is a solution I can do without harming this computer. I have also read that temp files can be stored on the computer for a week. Do you think after a week, the temp files will be gone? I'm starting to think my ie10 may be corrupted, too. I've had nothing but issues within' the last month with ie10. The link is a screen shot. Any help is appreciated. Thank You

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25 May 2014   #2
A Guy

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Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Welcome to Seven Forums grungychick. Your screenshot show you have no Temporary internet files. You have Temporary files. Temporary files come from different applications on your PC. At the time you took that shot, your internet files were indeed deleted.

Delete Windows 7 temporary files and recover real estate.

A Guy
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25 May 2014   #3
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi and welcome to Sevenforums,
The default for Internet explorer to retain temp files is actually 20 days before it begins over writing,
There's is also Favorite website data that is retained by default that is excluded from temp files,
Although you only showed 88. kb in diskcleanup which is not allot by the way the default is actually 250mg for the temp folder,

The link A.Guy posted should do well to show you another process although CCleaner I don't believe is necessary,
You could also use System cleanup available after running disk cleanup,

But when you open ie10,
Click on the Gear symbol and Safety and Delete browser history or Alt+TD or Ctrl+Shift+Delete

The top section is checked by default if unchecked the Favorites.... data will not be excluded when you delete your browser history,
Cheers.
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25 May 2014   #4
grungychick

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Thank you both for taking the time out to respond.

So. will the temp files be completely deleted after 20 days?
I never had any issues with the temp files until 3 days ago. Everytime I ran the diskcleanup. All the numbers were set to zero. I find it quite odd that number 88kb in the temp file..came up out of nowhere. Wednesday Morning was the last time, I saw the zeros in the diskcleanup. Should i run a full virus scan? Just to see if it picks up any malware or viruses.

I delete the browser history every hour. I never had the store your favorites at top there checked.
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25 May 2014   #5
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Your temp file problem doesn't indicate any infection, but virus scan are always a good idea.
You can also do Disk Cleanup : Extended and make a shortcut to have the Extended Cleanup anytime. Reboot after it and all types of temp file will be deleted.
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25 May 2014   #6
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
Temp files are overwritten which might be one of the issues your seeing,
Personally I delete on exit so I don't know what you mean or how you delete the files every hour ?
It's better to let Internet explorer delete these files on exit than running disk cleanup every hour
It might be a good idea to see what your settings are set too now,
Go to the delete browser history page Alt+TD when ie is open,
Post a screen shot,
See the links above my signature picture for how,
Britton's link is a better option to use instead of ccleaner, but I wouldn't run it every hour either

Microsoft compatibility view lists are considered temp files which these download automatically,
When ie is open use Alt+TB,
There will be a two listings one is Use Microsoft compatibility view lists,
The other is for intranet sites which I would leave that one checked but the other is purely optional,
Cheers.
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26 May 2014   #7
grungychick

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
Temp files are overwritten which might be one of the issues your seeing,
Personally I delete on exit so I don't know what you mean or how you delete the files every hour ?
It's better to let Internet explorer delete these files on exit than running disk cleanup every hour
It might be a good idea to see what your settings are set too now,
Go to the delete browser history page Alt+TD when ie is open,
Post a screen shot,
See the links above my signature picture for how,
Britton's link is a better option to use instead of ccleaner, but I wouldn't run it every hour either

Microsoft compatibility view lists are considered temp files which these download automatically,
When ie is open use Alt+TB,
There will be a two listings one is Use Microsoft compatibility view lists,
The other is for intranet sites which I would leave that one checked but the other is purely optional,
Cheers.

I delete my browser history along with disk cleanup every hour. Should i not be doing that?

Here is my screen shot, Image - TinyPic - Free Image Hosting, Photo Sharing & Video Hosting

Thank you for the advice.
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26 May 2014   #8
grungychick

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
Your temp file problem doesn't indicate any infection, but virus scan are always a good idea.
You can also do Disk Cleanup : Extended and make a shortcut to have the Extended Cleanup anytime. Reboot after it and all types of temp file will be deleted.

I will make sure to run a scan, just in case there is anything. Thank You
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26 May 2014   #9
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

Hi,
No you really shouldn't be doing it that frequently,
If you wish to delete your browser history do it on exit or when you close ie10-11...

I made this a while back please review it,
Tweaks for Internet explorer settings,
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie10-windows_7/internet-explorer-tweaks/3aab5de2-517c-4577-89e6-5c5afe22e2f1
I've never heard of anyone using disk cleanup that much
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26 May 2014   #10
grungychick

Windows 7 64bit Home Premium
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
Hi,
No you really shouldn't be doing it that frequently,
If you wish to delete your browser history do it on exit or when you close ie10-11...

I made this a while back please review it,
Tweaks for Internet explorer settings,
http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/forum/ie10-windows_7/internet-explorer-tweaks/3aab5de2-517c-4577-89e6-5c5afe22e2f1
I've never heard of anyone using disk cleanup that much
How often should i run disk cleanup?

Thank you again.
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