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Windows 7: Internet Explorer Browser Web Cache

28 Aug 2017   #1

Windows 7 Home Pro SP1 64bit
Internet Explorer Browser Web Cache

I use Pale Moon as my primary browser. I have unchecked Internet Explorer from the Programs & Features, yet I still get many megs of "web cache" files in AppDataMicrosoft.
I know CCleaner gets rid of the files but, I have no understanding of why they are there in the first place. I would like to be enlightened.

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29 Aug 2017   #2

Windows 7 Home Pro SP1 64bit

Just wondering if I have bad breath and that's the reason for no responses.
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29 Aug 2017   #3

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1

It's because it's too complicated to explain.

See thread here:

IE10 uses WebcacheV01.dat vs index.dat files. How to clear/delete? - Page 6 - Windows 7 Help Forums

Based on information here:

Forensic analysis of the ESE database in Internet Explorer 10 | Forensic Focus - Articles

I found that it is possible to delete certain databases on boot to prevent the file from being fully rebuilt but really it's a waste of time.

WebcacheV01.dat - A major privacy issue. How to delete? - Windows 7 Help Forums
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30 Aug 2017   #4

Windows 7 Home Pro SP1 64bit

Thank You.
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