Attention: The forums will be placed on read only mode this Saturday (Oct. 20, 2018)

During this outage (6:30 AM to 8 PM PDT) the forums will be placed on read only mode. We apologize for this inconvenience. Click here to read details

Windows 10 forum

Question

internet explorer 11

by mikened / May 11, 2016 5:40 AM PDT

took me ages to find this but my TIF files are lost if I go to tool/internet options/settings there is no allocated space for my TIF files and the capacity is locked at 0mb if I click move folder and track back the TIF folder seems to be in the right place I done an sfc scannow under command prompt and it says there are missing files and this is a large report and cant read it dont know what to do now how do I replace these missing files

Discussion is locked
You are posting a reply to: internet explorer 11
The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited. Please refer to our CNET Forums policies for details. All submitted content is subject to our Terms of Use.
Track this discussion and email me when there are updates

If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and any other specifics related to the problem. Also please exercise your best judgment when posting in the forums--revealing personal information such as your e-mail address, telephone number, and address is not recommended.

You are reporting the following post: internet explorer 11
This post has been flagged and will be reviewed by our staff. Thank you for helping us maintain CNET's great community.
Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again now or at a later time.
If you believe this post is offensive or violates the CNET Forums' Usage policies, you can report it below (this will not automatically remove the post). Once reported, our moderators will be notified and the post will be reviewed.

All Answers

Collapse -
Answer
Re: TIF
by Kees_B Forum moderator / May 11, 2016 6:02 AM PDT
In reply to: internet explorer 11

- TIF aren't files, it's a folder to store files in that IE gets from the web.
- What exactly do you mean with "if I click move folder and track back the TIF folder seems to be in the right place".
- Did you try to reset IE back to defaults? That's under "Advanced" and to be done if IE is in an unusable state. Could help.
- If anyone can read that report from sfc it's you. We surely can't. So we can't say what to do, except a reset or a refresh of Windows. But that might be an overkill.

Collapse -
re TIF folder details
by mikened / May 13, 2016 5:38 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: TIF

give you more detail whole system gone to pot office /internet anyway found in W10 Explorer 11 tools int options settings there is no file location listed for TIF folder and the disc capacity will not move it seems the TIF files are not being saved to the folder although it looks like it is in the right place second user has no problem and my internet has gone totally now I gave up and decided to try to reinstall w10 or repair but if I try this it says I cant uninstall due to missing partitions in drive C -now i have a small ssd for drive C and totally wiping this is fine all my other stuff is on other drives but I am even struggling to do this due to running EFI MB and the partitions being GPT and i do not have a boot disc to format the drive and clean install W10

Collapse -
I've been using the Microsoft Media Creation Kit
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / May 13, 2016 11:12 AM PDT
In reply to: re TIF folder details

To make W10 boot and install USB sticks. This is free and works so get that done.

As to the Temporary Information Folder or TIF I can write that as we have more RAM today not all web content is written to the HDD.

I wish I could find your goals here. maybe it's as simple as using WGET to fetch a web page's contents?

Popular Forums

icon
Computer Newbies 10,686 discussions
icon
Computer Help 54,365 discussions
icon
Laptops 21,181 discussions
icon
Networking & Wireless 16,313 discussions
icon
Phones 17,137 discussions
icon
Security 31,287 discussions
icon
TVs & Home Theaters 22,101 discussions
icon
Windows 7 8,164 discussions
icon
Windows 10 2,657 discussions

FALL TV PREMIERES

Your favorite shows are back!

Don’t miss your dramas, sitcoms and reality shows. Find out when and where they’re airing!