How to delete Temporary Internet Files

Typically, Temporary Internet Files take the most amount of space on your hard drive because the browser caches each page you visit for faster access later. By simply clearing them, you'll open up more space. Delete your Temporary Internet Files once per week, or at least once per month.

  • Windows XP. Start >> Control Panel >> Internet Options >> Delete Temporary Internet Files button (wait for operation to complete)
  • Windows Vista. Start >> Control Panel >> Internet Options >> Delete Browsing History button >> Delete Browsing History window will appear >> Delete Files button a Confirmation window will appear >> Click Yes (wait for operation to complete).

    Note: You will also have the ability to delete Cookies, History, Form Data and Passwords from this window. Depending upon the security of your machine, these are at user's discretion.