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Where is my cache hiding?

by wgrayson / April 8, 2006 2:42 AM PDT

System and software: Dell P4 with 1.5gig RAM running Windows XP SP2 with all updates. Zonealarm Pro installed for firewall, virus scan & anti spyware protection.

I've known there was a problem for quite some time, but not exactly what the problem was. First, I'm not able to view source code on web pages. Second, my gmail account keeps flashing a "your cache may be full" message.

Today I used Google Desktop to do a search, and found at least 200 CACHED webpages on my system. I find this a major problem, because I regularly use the Internet / Tools / Delete Files / Delete also all offline content command to clear cache on Explorer and I clear cache manually on Firefox. Not to mention the fact that ZoneAlarm has an automatic cache function weekly.

So, where are all these cached pages hiding??? I'd like to clear them out.

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Another place to keep clean.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / April 8, 2006 2:49 AM PDT
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I 2nd Bob's CCleaner Suggestion But.. Would Prefer if You...
by tobeach / April 8, 2006 4:43 PM PDT

used the following link to download EITHER the ''Basic'' or ''Slim'' versions as they don't have the Yahoo Toolbar Adware included in the download.
There are far more places this stuff can collect & CCleaner gets far more than most.Example: *5* caches from Mozilla/Firefox.
http://www.ccleaner.com/downloadbuilds.asp
http://www.ccleaner.com/help/fileclean.asp


the 2nd link is a tutorial you should print out before installing as it describes what all those ''things to be cleaned'' are. Enjoy ! Grin

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