Controlling the Web Page Cache

In the same way that a disk cache stores frequently used data for faster performance, Internet Explorer also keeps a cache of files from web pages you’ve visited recently. The cache is maintained on a per-user basis and is located in the following folder:

%UserProfile%\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files

Internet Explorer uses these saved files to display web pages quickly the next time you ask to see them or while you are offline.

To control the cache, select Tools, Internet Options and display the General tab. Use the following buttons in the Browsing History group:

Delete Files—Clicking this button displays the Delete Browsing History dialog box. (You can also display the dialog box by selecting ...

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