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26 May 2011   #1

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

Windows 10 Pro x64

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

  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

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

Windows 10 Pro (x64)

Get a bigger HDD? That seems like a better solution to me.
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28 May 2011   #5
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 - right click to run as Administrator, then select the Firefox button and click "Empty Selected".
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