What happens to a download started in incognito mode when you cancel it? Does it get deleted? Or is there a temporary file somewhere?

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    Possible duplicate of What happens when a file download is cancelled?
    – Moab
    May 14, 2016 at 21:53
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    @Moab This question is asking about Incognito mode specifically. Also the answers in that question appear to be speculation rather than fact.
    – Burgi
    May 14, 2016 at 22:22

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Under Windows 10, SysInternals' tool Process Monitor shows that the temporary file is deleted (at least, in the version of Chrome I happen to be using).

It is not securely overwritten.

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