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Temp Internet Files

Discussion in 'Windows XP' started by Chaos Queen, Jan 31, 2007.

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  1. Chaos Queen

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    When you delete them, where do they go?
     
  2. drumster

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    They get deleted forever
     
  3. 1069

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    What drumster says is not strictly true - deleted files are in fact recoverable ( even after deleting them from the Recycle Bin ) although the majority of people would find some diffiulty recovering "deleted" files.

    This article explains in a little more detail.
     
  4. drumster

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    You can recover files deleted from recycle bin, but I doubt if the same applies for the temporary internet files...
     
  5. thechanmane

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    temporary internet files can be recovered just as any other file; however, they are not moved into the recycle bin or any other convenient location when they are deleted. in order to recover them, you would have to use specialty software, and it's unlikely you would encounter desirable results or usable files after the recovery process. then again, who really needs to recover temporary internet files? for the average user, they are can be considered gone and unrecoverable.
     
  6. 1069

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    Hi drumster,

    If I am wrong I apologise :)
     
  7. dwatsonsr

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    To delete all traces of Temps, History, Cookies, etc. Use on of these Apps as described here:

    http://search.techrepublic.com.com/search/trace.html?&c=1&s=0&m=20&o=2&i=0&t=0

    Dandy Dan (y)
     
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