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Temp. Internet Files Cache Size

By drandtr ·
Under the temporary internet file settings, the amount of disk space to use is set to 0. When I attempt to change this, I get a dialog box saying "Please select a value between 1 and 0 for how much disk space temporary internet files may use." It will not accept any value at all here. As you might guess, this really slows down internet access times when revisiting pages. Is this controlled in the registry someplace? Any help would be MUCH appreciated.

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by balbs In reply to Temp. Internet Files Cach ...

I searched on "Please select a value between 1 and 0" and found Article ID: Q195163 on MS Knowledge Base. Here is the bulk of the message:

This behavior can occur if the History, Cookies, or Temporary Internet Files folder is damaged, or if a damaged file exists in one of these folders.

RESOLUTION
To resolve this behavior, follow these steps:

Click Start, click Shut Down, click Restart In MS-DOS Mode, and then click OK.

At the command prompt, type the following commands, pressing ENTER after each command, and pressing Y if you are prompted to confirm folder deletion:

cd\windows
smartdrv
deltree cookies
deltree history
deltree tempor~1
exit

NOTE: If you have a cookie that stores a password for a particular Web site, copy the contents of the Cookies folder to a new folder before deleting the Cookies folder. To do so, type the following commands at the command prompt, pressing ENTER after each command
md <folder>
copy c:\windows\cookies\*.* c:\windows\<newfolder>
where <fol

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by drandtr In reply to Temp. Internet Files Cach ...

This worked the second time I tried it--
Thanks, Balbs-- you saved me counless hours re-downloading IE.

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by tysonmathews In reply to Temp. Internet Files Cach ...

Do a start find files and search for *.tmp These files alone can hold your machine back since it holds many things there as errors. Then it will always go back to those files and recall the errors.

Good Luck with this and tpost number 1

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by drandtr In reply to Temp. Internet Files Cach ...
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by steveh In reply to Temp. Internet Files Cach ...

This is the rest of answer number one:

md <folder>
copy c:\windows\cookies\*.* c:\windows\<new folder>

where <folder> is the folder to which you want to copy the contents of the
Cookies folder.

3. Restart your computer.

4. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Internet Explorer, and then click
Internet Explorer.

5. On the View menu, click Internet Options.

6. On the General tab, click Settings.

7. Move the "Amount of disk space to use" slider to the setting you want, click
OK, and then click OK again.

Good luck!

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by drandtr In reply to Temp. Internet Files Cach ...
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