Hi, I'm not as knowledgeable as Mike, but wanted to add a brief note; 'Toss Your Cookies' can find and delete cookies. For Toss Your Cookies, go to http://www.easycoolsoftware.com/cookies.html Cheers, Raphael Mike wrote: > > Hi Michele, > the temporary internet files are cookies, emails, programs wav's and other= > files that were downloaded. > the Temp files are files created when a program or application is= > installed. > the files are unpacked by the installer then used to install the program.. > Some programs do not do a good job of Uninstalling the files after an= > installation. > If a program is saving backups, they may end up in the temp files. > Or if you are saving files without specifying the location, they may end up= > in the temp. > > The temp internet file holds a unremovable file called index.dat which= > stores your commonly used cookies and sites. > > I hope this helps. > > Mike ~ It is a good day if I learned something new. > Editor MikesWhatsNews see a sample on my web page > http://www3.telus.net/mikebike > <mikeswhatsnews-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx?Subject=3Dsubscribe> > See my Anti-Virus pages ~ http://virusinfo.hackfix.org > > *********** REPLY SEPARATOR *********** > > On 08/05/2002 at 9:56 PM michele wrote: > > I have two questions about temporary files. I use Scan Disk on a regular > basis and delete the temporary files. What exactly are these and how do > they differ from "temporary internet files"? I've been assuming that these > were one and the same. However, when I used Windows Explorer to look at= > the > contents of the temporary internet files folder, there were 57MB of stuff= > in > there. > > I went to IE>Tools>Internet Options and told it to delete the temporary > files but nothing happened. The files are still there, even after a= > reboot. > What am I doing wrong? > > Michele > > - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to > 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the > Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at > http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm. - Users can unsubscribe from this list by sending email to 24hoursupport-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field OR by logging into the Web interface at http://web.tampabay.rr.com/spider1/24hrsupport.htm.