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Windows 7: IE8 Windows 7 - viewing Temporary Internet Files Folder

12 Jan 2010   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64
(Solved) IE8 Windows 7 - viewing Temporary Internet Files Folder

Hey guys,

There was a setting that you could do which would allow you to view your Temporary Internet Folder like you would in XP, with everything in it, instead of being seperated into Content.IE5 folders.

I did it before...but I had to do a repair install....and now I can't remember how I changed that setting!

Could anybody help?


I Solved it and forgot to post the solution lol sorry

Internet Options -> Security -> Uncheck 'Unable Protected Mode'


My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jan 2010   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Note: It didn't involve switching off UAC, which is a dangerous thing and it's not that irritating in Windows 7 anyway
My System SpecsSystem Spec
12 Jan 2010   #3


well you can actly view all temp files by dng the following step ie
strt - run - %temp% - enter
and that would display all temp files and folders and you can check in that ...
My System SpecsSystem Spec

12 Jan 2010   #4

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

Much appreciated, but the problem is not finding the folder itself, but having windows place all the temp files into the 'Temporary Internet Files' folder, like it did in XP.

Right now, it's still in the Content.IE5, which means the protection is still on
My System SpecsSystem Spec
13 Jan 2010   #5

Windows 7 Ultimate 64

You know what?

I think the settings are still there, but the temp path was screwed. Anyway, I fixed that problem, but now there's another wierd one:

Windows seem to be creating a folder on my desktop for IE8's history. Anybody knows how to set the history path folder for IE8?
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