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Old 09-28-01, 03:06 PM
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why doesn't the Content.IE5 folder and its contents get deleted?

In the temporary Internet Files folder is a hidden folder called Content.IE5. It has a ton of files in it. When I empty the Temporary Internet Files folder, why don't those files get deleted?

How can I set it up so that when I delete the contents of a folder, ALL files (system & hidden files too) get deleted?
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All that should be left after you tell IE to Delete Files (and check the Delete all offline content box) are cookies. As to why they don't delete when you delete a parent directory, they're probably protected by the OS since IE is so integrated with it.
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All that should be left after you tell IE to Delete Files (and check the Delete all offline content box) are cookies. As to why they don't delete when you delete a parent directory, they're probably protected by the OS since IE is so integrated with it.
a TON of files are left in the Content.IE5 directory, even after you check the delete all offline content box. in the Content.IE5 directory are a bunch of directories. each of those directories contain 1000+ files. i couldn't view the files in windows, but i went to a DOS screen and hit "dir /a" to view all files. i then deleted all these files.

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