How to Delete Temporary Internet Files


    Sometimes you want to delete your pesky temporary Internet files, whether for security reasons or simply to free up some space on your computer. Here's how:

    How to Delete Temporary Internet Files Internet Explorer


    How to Delete Temporary Internet Files Internet Explorer

    1. Click Start, and open up the Control Panel

    Click Start, and open up the Control Panel

    2. Select "Internet Options"
    • For Windows 7, you will have to click "Network and Internet" to be able to open "Internet Options"
    For Windows 7, you will have to click "Network and Internet" to be able to open "Internet Options"

    3. Look at the new window. In it, there should be a section under "General" that refers to browsing history. Click on the button that says "Delete..."

    Look at the new window

    4. Check the box that says "Temporary Internet files and website files"

     Check the box that says "Temporary Internet files and website files"

    5. Click "Delete". After a few moments, your temporary Internet files should be gone..!!

    How to Delete Temporary Internet Files Chrome


    How to Delete Temporary Internet Files Chrome

    1. Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the small icon in the top right corner that resembles three horizontal lines.

    Open the Chrome menu by clicking on the small icon in the top right corner that resembles three horizontal lines.

    2. Click on "Tools", then "Clear Browsing Data"

    Click on "Tools", then "Clear Browsing Data

    3. Check the box "Empty the Cache" and click "Clear Browsing Data"

    How to Delete Temporary Internet Files Firefox


    How to Delete Temporary Internet Files Firefox

    1. Open the Firefox menu, by clicking the word "Firefox" in the top left hand corner. There should be two columns of choices.

    Open the Firefox menu, by clicking the word "Firefox" in the top left hand corner.

    2. On the left column, hover your cursor over "History" to open another drop-down menu.

    On the left column, hover your cursor over "History" to open another drop-down menu.

    3. Click "Clear Recent History"

    Click "Clear Recent History"

    4. Check the box that says "Cache" and then click "Clear Now". Because temporary internet files are stored in the cache, they should now be deleted

    How to Delete Temporary Internet Files Safari


    1. At the top left hand corner of the screen, open the "Safari" menu

    2. Click the option that says "Empty Cache". Temporary internet files are stored in the cache, so this should delete them all.