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Windows 7: Firefox temporary internet files folder...

26 May 2011   #1
Shayx

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 
Firefox temporary internet files folder...

i'm having this issue when i'm streaming an hd movie the space in drive C: reduces.
since i have only 2GB free it takes up all the space.

how can i change the directory where firefox keep the temp files/cache?


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26 May 2011   #2
StalkeR

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

I haven't tryed this,but found on the Internet. Try it:

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  1. type about:config into the firefox navigation bar and hit enter
  2. find the browser.cache.disk.parent_directory, if it doesn't exist right click anywhere and select NEW, then STRING. Enter browser.cache.disk.parent_directory in the first popup box and then the location in the 2nd popup box e.g. k:\tempintfiles. If the entry already existed simply right click on it and select MODIFY and enter your new directory path.
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27 May 2011   #3
Shayx

Windows 8.1 Enterprise
 
 

I did not had that string so i added it, but it's the same..the cache goes to C:\ drive...
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27 May 2011   #4
logicearth

Windows 8.1 Pro (x64)
 
 

Get a bigger HDD? That seems like a better solution to me.
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28 May 2011   #5
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by logicearth View Post
Get a bigger HDD? That seems like a better solution to me.
It would be the better solution, but in the meantime... download ATF Cleaner Welcome to the Frontpage - www.atribune.org right click to run as Administrator, then select the Firefox button and click "Empty Selected".
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