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How to Erase Temporary Internet Files in Firefox


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April 15, 2009 by admin 

What is Firefox Temporary Internet Files?

Also know as browser cache, temporary internet files are the files which are stored on your hard disk drive by the internet browsers. Temporary internet files are usually stored in the ‘temporary internet files folder’. It allows the internet browser to speedup the loading process of web pages by downloading only the contents that have altered since you last viewed a web page, as an alternative of downloading all the content of a web page. Thereby, cookies speedup the browsing speed by keeping the copies of the web pages and graphics of frequently visited websites on your hard disc drive.

Why it is recommended to delete Temporary Internet Files?

Your computer records all your activities while you surf the internet. Computer keeps temporary internet files mainly for the purpose of speeding up the common tasks that you perform on daily basis. We can consider this as a positive side of temporary internet files. At the same time, it has negative sides too. Any others who have access to the computer can easily access the temporary files and can retrieve even your valuable data including password, user names, credit card information etc using some malicious software available online now. If you are a person who wants to protect your privacy, you must take necessary measures to get rid of this problem. It is highly recommended to erase the temporary internet files before leaving the computer, especially when you use a public computer in an internet café or any other offices.

You can erase temporary internet files both manually or using some special software available online. There are a lot of software products are now available which can clear all temporary files permanently.

Is it possible to delete Temporary Internet Files manually?

Yes, you can erase temporary internet files manually. But, the fact is that you can’t delete all temporary files permanently because it is not possible to manually remove all the history tacks which are stored in the index.dat file. You can use some special software products to remove the temporary files permanently.

How to delete Temporary Internet Files permanently?

Removing temporary files using software is the safest way ever available. Special software products can only erase the information stored in the index.dat file. As this file is used by the Windows all the time, it is not possible to manually erase the index.dat file.

For a list of the software we have found to work the best. Be sure to read our Privacy Software Reveiws

How to delete Temporary Internet Files in Firefox?

Erase Temporary Internet Files in Firefox 2.0:

• Select the “Tools” menu from the top of the browser window.
• Select “Options” from the list.
• Select the “Privacy” tab.
• Click “Clear Now” button in the private area.
• Put a check mark on the check box corresponding to “Cache” in the “Clear Private Data”.
• Click “Clear Private Data Now” button.
• Click “OK” to proceed.

Erase Temporary Internet Files in Firefox 1.5:

• Select the “Tools” menu from the top of the browser window.
• Select “Options” from the list.
• Select the “Privacy” tab.
• Open “Cache” tab
• Click “Clear Cache Now” button.
• Click OK to continue.

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