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byrdygirl

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My temporary internet files are missing, and I can't download anything because of it. Is there a simple fix for this? Or even a complicated one that I can struggle through? Thanks for the help.
 

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Temporary Internet Files do not stop you or allow you to download in any way! Please state your operating system, RAM installed and computer brand. What are you doing when you see that you can not 'download'. Please define what you mean by 'download'.

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byrdygirl

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I use Windows 98, I have 528mb RAM, and I was trying to download pictures from Webshots and I get an error saying something to the effect of "cannot find temporary internet files" and it does not download. I know there was a folder there by that name, and it is there no longer....(it's a 1.7 Ghz Pentium 4). A bunch of junk got deleted off of this computer and that folder went with it...
 
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The Temporary Internet Files folder exists in C:\Windows folder. So if you want, you can re-create it there.
 

byrdygirl

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I found "Temporary Internet Files" in C:\ Windows, and I have the following problem when I try to download photos from Webshots, and I have never had any trouble doing this until very recently. I am not sure if I would have problems trying to get other stuff on to my computer, since I don't download things very often. Here is the error I get:

c:\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\cjcv4tq1\4fbc4612a2e30965669288b942b96067[1].wbz does not exist!

click ok

A problem occurred extracting files to C:\WINDOWS\TEMP\Webshots Temp\

Any more advice or ideas would be very welcome! Thanks!
 
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The easiest fix is to do a fresh Webshots install ....
I'd suggest Uninstalling whatever may be left of the Webshots that you now have in your PC prior to a fresh Webshots install.

Use the Add/Remove programs from the CP to uninstall it.

here is where you can download it from...

http://www.webshots.com/

c:\windows\temporary internet files\content.ie5\cjcv4tq1\4fbc4612a2e30965669288b942b96067[1].wbz does not exist!

That's obviously needed and it appears that's no longer in your system.

DS
 

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It's looking for the temp internet files from webshots that got deleted, if you reinstall it as darkstar suggested it should recreate the temp file and work.
 

byrdygirl

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Alright, I got it fixed. I did the unistall and reinstalled, had the same error. Then I went (on Internet Explorer) and went to Tools, Options and to delete files. This solved the problem, I am happily adding photos to my collection now. I have no idea WHY that worked, but maybe you guys do! Thanks so much for your help! =)
 
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