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Internet Explorer - Temporary Internet Files - Disk Space Usage

How to Change Disk Space to be Used by Internet Explorer "Temporary Internet Files"
Published by Brink
06 Jun 2011
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How to Change Disk Space to be Used by Internet Explorer "Temporary Internet Files"

information   Information
Temporary Internet Files is where Internet Explorer stores copies of webpages, images, and media of sites that you have visited in Internet Explorer for faster viewing later in Internet Explorer by not having to redownload them.

This will show you how to change the amount of disk space you want to be used for Temporary Internet Files for Internet Explorer.
Note   Note
Like the Recycle Bin, once the set amount of disk space to use has been reached, the oldest viewed temporary internet files will automatically be permanently deleted to make room for newer viewed temporary internet files.




Here's How:
1. Open the Control Panel (icons view), and click on the Internet Options icon.
A) Go to step 3.
OR

2. In Internet Explorer, click on Tools (Menu bar or gear icon) and Internet Options. (see screenshot below)
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3. In the General tab under Browsing History, click on the Settings button. (see screenshot below)
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4. To the right of Disk space to use, type in how many MB (8 to 1024) of disk space you want to be used for storage of the Temporary Internet Files, and click on OK. (see screenshot below)
NOTE: The default amount is 250 MB.
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5. Click on OK. (see screenshot below step 3)
That's it,
Shawn




06 Jun 2011   #1
Golden
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ult. x64
 
 

Very nice Sir - easy to follow


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07 Jun 2011   #2
Brink
Microsoft MVP

64-bit Windows 10 Pro
 
 

Thank you Golden.
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