Frequently Asked Questions - temporary internet files

FAQs - temporary internet files
Here you will find questions and answers to common Windows topics.
What are temporary internet files?

Temporary internet files are files downloaded from the internet such as web pages and graphics/pictures and are stored on your hard drive. The reason for doing this is so that when you visit the page again you will not have to re-download these files again and the page will load much faster the second time around.

Another type of file that is stored on your computer is called a cookie. A cookie is a text file that a Website can store on your hard drive. Cookies allow a Web site to store information on a user's machine and later retrieve it. If you have noticed that when you go to a page that you visit often it remembers who you are. That is because of the cookie that site has stored on your computer.

You should clear out these files every so often to make sure you don’t get too cluttered up and so you can get rid of outdated information. You can use a program like CCleaner to clean out all kinds of temporary files.

Join Us On FaceBook

We Recommend:



Join Us On Twitter

Get insights into the computer industry and regular updates on our site. Click Here

OCT Youtube Channel

New tech tip videos posted on a regular basis. Subscribe today! Click Here

Sponsored

LATEST VIDEOS

Overcome the VirtualBox 2TB Virutal Disk Limit! ...

Instantly give your VMs more hard drive space! ...

Freely copy files between your VirtualBox host a...

Yes there is a way to save multiple copied items...

Improve your Word effeciency with keyboard shorc...

Use VirtualBox snapshots to prevent potential di...

RECENT TIPS

Which laptop is best for you?   The days ...

Overcome the VirtualBox 2TB Virutal Disk Limit! ...

Instantly give your VMs more hard drive space! ...

Freely copy files between your VirtualBox host a...

Yes there is a way to save multiple copied items...

Improve your Word effeciency with keyboard shorc...

NEWS

Another reason to keep your devices up to date. If you ...

Try not to get the BlueKeep Blues Once again the Micros...

Are Your Chrome Credentials Secure? Many people like to...

Windows 10 Optional Updates Coming Soon If you can reme...

Is a Virtual Private Network right for you? &nb...

Use Some Cache to Speed Up Chrome If you use the popula...