Change temporary files folder location: Internet Explorer

Change temporary files folder location: Internet Explorer

In Internet Explorer it is possible to change the location of the temporary files folder (INetCache), this article will show you how.

Open Internet Explorer

  • Click on the Tools menu > Internet Options.

  • Go to the General tab > Browsing history.
  • Click on Settings.
  • From this menu you can change the space allocated to the storage of temporary internet files (Default value: 250MB).
  • A larger cache implies that more data will be stored, thus allowing Internet Explorer to load certain elements of the webpages faster.
  • To change the location of of the temporary files folder:
  • Click on Move Folder.
  • Choose a new location for the INetCache folder.
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