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    clening out temp folder (I.E 6)

    I have I.E.6 set to clean out my temp folder whenever I close my browser.Good idea or bad.
    Does it take web pages I frequent longer to load?
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    Re: clening out temp folder (I.E 6)

    <img src=/S/hello.gif border=0 alt=hello width=25 height=29> Hi Jim, those who use this setting do it for security reasons. If you take a look at the menu under TOOLS>INTERNET OPTIONS>GENERAL tab, there are several choices, have you selected to delete the History, Cookies and Temp folders each time you use the computer? Speed will relate to the machine itself. HTH.

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    Re: clening out temp folder (I.E 6)

    Hi Jim:
    By temp folder, I'm assuming that you mean the TIF. It depends! When you go to a website, IE looks in the cache to see if it's the same & displays the file from the cache if it is. It's faster to load something off the hard drive than the Internet. However, if the TIF gets too large, then IE spends more time looking for the page on the hard drive. Back when modems were much slower, it could take considerable time (by today's standards) to download a web page, especially if it was laden with graphics. DSL & cable make it much faster. For what it's worth, I limit my cache to 20MB, which is probably more than enough.

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