How To: Clear Temporary Internet Files

To delete the files in the Temporary Internet Files folder yourself, follow the steps for your version of Windows.

*Note This will clear all saved passwords and Web History*

Windows 7 and Windows Vista

  • 1.Click Start , click Control Panel, click Network and Internet, and then click Internet Options.
  • 2.Click the General tab, and then click Delete under Browsing history.
  • 3.Ensure that Temporary Internet Files, Cookies and History are selected, Then Click Delete , click Yes to confirm that you want to delete this
    information, and then click OK.

Earlier versions of Windows

  • 1.Exit Internet Explorer.
  • 2.Exit any instances of Windows Explorer.
  • 3.Click Start, click Control Panel, and then double-click Internet Options.
  • 4.On the General tab, click Delete Files under Temporary Internet Files.
  • 5.In the Delete Files dialog box, click to select the Delete all offline content check box.
  • 6.Click OK two times.