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Removing temporary internet files from Windows 10

Hello Superuser community, I have to work with Windows 10 and am in dire need of some disk space. Thus, I'm trying to use the cleanup tool to free some space. Unfortunately, I'm not able to delete ...
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Shortcut to clear Java's "temporary internet files"

At work, we regularly need to use the Java Control Panel to clear Java's Temporary Internet Files while testing legacy Java applications. Since we frequently need to clear the Java Cache, I want to ...
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Force Google Chrome to check for new JavaScript files every time I access a web site

So, if I go to Internet options in Internet Explorer: I can adjust the settings for when IE checks for updates: Can I do something similar in Google Chrome? Right now when I change my JavaScript ...
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Use GPO to set the size of temporary internet files in IE 11

I'm looking to change the default settings of IE 11 for Temporary Internet Files: I need to do this with a GPO on a Windows Server 2012 R2 I've tried to do that like this: But I don't now why I can'...
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Glary Utilities showing a lot more trash size for IE than there really is?

Glary Utilities is showing that Internet Explorer temporary internet files size is more than 6GB. As a sane person I don't use IE. I looked up the temp folder and there are 43 files with total size ...
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What happens to a cancelled download in Chrome?

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 to recover a word file embedded within a temporary internet word file?

I was emailed (in outlook) a word document that contained the instructions for a job test. The word document contained a number of other embedded word files, including a template for preparing your ...
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Batch file can't delete a file "that's in use" but the file doesn't seem to exist?

I have this simple batch script: cd "C:\Users\me\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files" del *.* /f /q pause When I run it, it tells me that it cannot delete \Temporary Internet ...
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Stop IE 11 from creating temporary internet files?

Question How do I -- preferably at a machine or registry level -- disable storing temporary internet files, either altogether or for a specific service account? Background We utilize software that ...
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Retrieving videos from Temporary Internet Files

I am using a Silverlight application which saves videos under ~\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5 I want to copy these videos out for future viewing. Under Content....
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Permanently Deleted Chrome Bookmarks Recovery? or AppData full Recovery? Any Level of Solution Available in Win 7?

Win 7, I deleted during disk clean up and manually from AppData all files, which includes Chrome bookmarks as well! I tried to restore system to recover chrome bookmarks, but they are not showing up ...
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Fast way to delete many, many files?

My impression is that a subfolder of the Temporary Internet Folder has become really, really bloated. (Hard for me to say how bloated; the usual user-level tools for calculating disk usage don't stop ...
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Removed temporary internet files still using space

In the folder C:\Users\myUser\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows There is a folder named Temporary Internet Files. I've deleted all 1,47GB of data from that folder, but Windows still claims that this ...
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How to delete Chrome temp data (history, cookies, cache) using command line

On Windows 7, I tried running this script but still cannot clear Chrome temp data. Can someone figure out what's wrong with the script? Where do Chrome store history and cache ? Thanks ECHO ----------...
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Can't see a file that "exists" in Temporary Internet Files

I'm trying to shrink my C: partition, and I'm following the advice in this question: How to shrink Windows 7 boot partition with unmovable files I have the same problem of unmovable files, and I've ...
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Run downloaded files in Google Chrome/Firefox instead of saving them like in IE

In Internet Explorer, there is a very good option while trying to download something: Run (it comes before Save). With this option the file (i.e an installer file) will be downloaded to Temporary ...
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Where does Internet Explorer keep downloaded files that are merely “opened” on Windows 7?

I decided to open a file instead of saving it, made lots of changes saved many times, but when I closed it, I realised I couldn't find it anymore. I'm hopping the file is still here, but can't find ...
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