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Clearing Cache Files

by Traceyy / July 3, 2010 4:50 PM PDT

I have been advised that I need to clear cache files to resolve a problem with facebook interaction. Is it safe to just delete these ie H:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\EventCache. As I dont know about these things I didnt want to do without expert advise.

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Re: clearing cache.
by Kees Bakker / July 3, 2010 7:08 PM PDT
In reply to: Clearing Cache Files

NEVER delete anything inside the Windows folder. The three exceptions:
1. Old $NTUNinstall folders
2. Old KBxxxxxx.log files
3. The contents of the Windows\Temp folder

The cache files in your browser are the Temporary Internet Files. They can be cleared from inside IE. In IE8 it's in Tools>Delete browsing history (you can delete more if you want, so think before you click). If you don't have IE8, but IE7 or Firefox, the equivalent won't be too difficult to find, I trust.

Good to ask! Let's hope it helps.

Kees

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Do not worry,
by askwithnerro / July 5, 2010 2:54 PM PDT
In reply to: Clearing Cache Files

My event cache is here E:\WINDOWS\SoftwareDistribution\EventCache

and I don't think that it is dangerous. Each event cache file is with small size and they all haven't any privacy threats in themselves. They show up on your computer when you have installed your system.

But if you want to delete them permanently, download Mil Shield. For example it cleans all you want - files, folders, invalid keys, internet tracks:
http://www.milincorporated.com/milshield2.html

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