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How to change the location where a temporary Internet file (cache) is to be stored and the amount disk space to be used?

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Changing the location where a temporary Internet file (cache) is to be stored and the amount disk space to be used.

Please refer to the steps below in the respective Internet Explorer versions to change the location where a temporary Internet file (cache) is to be stored:

A. For Internet Explorer 4.*

1. Start Internet Explorer.
2. Click the View tab and click Internet Options.
3. Click Settings.
4. Click Move Folder.
5. Click Yes. When the Warning dialog box appears, click Yes.
6. Select the desired drive or folder and click OK.
7. Click OK and restart Windows.

B. For Internet Explorer 5.* and Internet Explorer 6.0

1. Start Internet Explorer.
2. Click the View tab and click Internet Options.
3. Click Settings.
4. Click Move Folder.
5. Select the desired drive or folder and click OK.
6. Click Yes.
7. Click OK and restart Windows.

Please refer to the steps below to change the amount of disk space to be used for a temporary Internet file:
(Internet Explorer 5.5 is used in this example.)

1. Start Internet Explorer.
2. Click the View tab and click Internet Options.
For Internet Explorer 4.*, click View and click Internet Options.
3. Click Settings.
4. Drag the slider to the desired size and click OK.
5. Click OK.