How to View Web Browser’s Temporary Internet Files

The temporary internet files, also known as cache, are present in web browsers. They keep all the data related to web pages on the hard disk of the system so that the user can access it easily. When any user visits any web pages, then this data is downloaded and saved as temporary internet files. If you want to see the temporary internet files on your browser, then here is how you can do it.

Google Chrome

  1. Turn on the computer and click on the Chrome icon.
  2. Now, go to the URL bar located on the upper side of the screen and click on it.
  3. Key in the following text in the URL bar: about: cache.
  4. Now hit the Enter key to see all the temporary internet files.
  5. Allow the list of temporary internet files to load on the screen.
  6. In order to get more details regarding the different links, tap on the link.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. First, launch the Mozilla Firefox program on the system.
  2. Move the cursor to the URL or search bar located on the upper portion of the screen.
  3. Now, just key in about: cache in the search or URL bar.
  4. After hitting the Enter key, you will be directed to Network Cache Storage Settings window.
  5. Now, in the next screen, go to the blue List Cache Entries link.
  6. Now, a new page will open which will contain a list of all the temporary internet files.

Internet Explorer

  1. Go to the Toolbar and click on the Internet Explorer icon to launch it.
  2. Click on the gear icon located in the upper right-hand segment of the browser screen.
  3. In the Settings pull-down menu, locate Internet options.
  4. Select Internet Option by scrolling down.
  5. In the Internet Options screen, navigate to the Browsing History area.
  6. Click on the Settings button located on the right.
  7. Just select the View files button located at the lower right side of the screen.
  8. Now, you can check all the temporary files.

Harry Williams is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, Harry Williams has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.

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