Windows 10: I have 15 gb of temporary internet files that disk cleaner won't erase.

Discus and support I have 15 gb of temporary internet files that disk cleaner won't erase. in Windows 10 Ask Insider to solve the problem; Does anyone know why these won't delete? I don't have much space on my C drive at all. submitted by /u/Nerdtendo64 [link] [comments]... Discussion in 'Windows 10 Ask Insider' started by /u/Nerdtendo64, Apr 3, 2020.

  1. I have 15 gb of temporary internet files that disk cleaner won't erase.


    Does anyone know why these won't delete? I don't have much space on my C drive at all.

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    /u/Nerdtendo64, Apr 3, 2020
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  2. Jose Est Win User

    Disk Cleanup - Padlock on Temporary Internet Files

    Hi Dennis,

    Deleting temporary files is one way of to free up space on your drive.

    For us to properly isolate your concern and provide an appropriate resolution, kindly answer the following questions below:

    • We would like to confirm if you were running the Disk Cleanup utility?
    • Can you confirm that the only files you cannot delete were all temporary Internet files?
    • Was there a lock displayed beside the temporary Internet files?
    • Were there any error messages when you tried to run a disk clean up.
    • Can you send us a screenshot of the error message?
    • What troubleshooting steps have you done so far?

    Looking forward to your response.
     
    Jose Est, Apr 3, 2020
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  3. How To Delete Temporary Internet Files And Temporary Files In Windows 10

    Hi,

    As you are saying that you are not able to delete the temporary internet files and temporary Files in Windows 10.

    Provide us with the below details for better clarity on the issue.

    1.Have you installed any third party applications to clean up temporary Files?

    2.In the Disk Cleanup had you checked the Temporary Internet files and Temporary files before doing disk cleanup?

    I suggest you to follow the below steps and try deleting the temporary internet files.

    • Open Internet Explorer by typing Internet Explorer in Search Bar. Click the
      Tools
      button, and then click Internet Options.
    • Click the General tab, and then, under Browsing history, click
      Delete.
    • In the Delete Browsing History dialog box, select the check boxes for the information you want to delete, click
      Delete, and then click OK.
    I also suggest you refer the Microsoft article on View and delete browser history in Microsoft Edge
    and check if it helps.

    http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-10/view-delete-browsing-history-microsoft-edge

    Let us know if the issue with the deletion of temporary files is resolved we will be glad to assist you further.

     
    Anup Karkal, Apr 3, 2020
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  4. I have 15 gb of temporary internet files that disk cleaner won't erase.

    How To Delete Temporary Internet Files And Temporary Files In Windows 10

    As I said Disk Cleanup lists Temporary Internet Files only for Internet Explorer, not the one used by Edge.

    IE> Tools > Options > Delete. Enable the check box for "Temporary Internet Files and website files", and click Delete.

    Are you saying that you completely cleared the Temporary Internet Files cache from Internet Explorer - Options, and still Disk Cleanup is showing up 1 GB for Temporary Internet Files?

    Can you post a screenshot?
     
    Ramesh Srinivasan, Apr 3, 2020
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