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Temporary Internet Files

What are the Temporary Internet Files?

Temporary Internet Files is the name of a folder (directory) on your hard disk that is used by
Internet Explorer to store Web pages, images, audio and video files, and other content from the Web
sites that you are visiting. This folder is also known as the cache of Internet Explorer.

The purpose of the Temporary Internet Files folder to speed up the loading
of the Web pages. It works like this:
every time when you visit a web page with Internet Explorer, the browser first checks
to see if the web page and its pictures (and possibly other files) are already in the Temporary
Internet Files cache. If they are (i.e. if you have visited the same page before), Internet Explorer
uses your

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