Huge content.ie5 file (over 80gb)

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Jeranay

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Hi,

How can I quickly delete the content.ie5 folder? I've tried just deleting the folders(8) within the file but it takes forever and freezes up (right clicking & deleting). I tried through cmd prompt, but it still takes a long time. Is there a cmd prompt that'll just delete the file as a whole...I think I used something like /d and tried to do an individual folder and it took a while and I gave up...this was about 2 months ago. I saw a new cmd command rmdir /s...I don't know know if it's quicker or not. Is there a program I can download. And I right clicked and clicked on properties to see how big the file is and it's 85gb. I have screenshots and need a quick solution. It takes forever to do a virus scan, because it keeps getting hung up in the content.ie5 folder. And a couple of months ago...I found a virus/adware in those folders.

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use right click > delete and do it just before you sleep. Should be gone in the morning and you dont have to wait for it.
 

Jeranay

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It's a work computer and I'm here for 8 hours and was wondering if it was a quicker way? And it always freezes up.
 

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Have you tried "Tools, Internet Options," and the click Delete in browsing History area?
 

Jeranay

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Yes, that doesn't delete the content.ie5 files...these are hidden files.
 
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