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Empty Temporary Internet Files folder when browser is closed

This policy setting allows you to manage whether Internet Explorer deletes the contents of the Temporary Internet Files folder after all browser windows are closed. This protects against storing dangerous files on the computer or storing sensitive files that other users could see in addition to managing total disk space usage. If you enable this policy setting Internet Explorer will delete the contents of the user’s Temporary Internet Files folder when all browser windows are closed. If you disable this policy setting Internet Explorer will not delete the contents of the user’s Temporary Internet Files folder when browser windows are closed. If you do not configure this policy Internet Explorer will not delete the contents of the Temporary Internet Files folder when browser windows are closed.


Additional Information

  1. Registry path is:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE -> Software -> Policies -> Microsoft -> Windows -> CurrentVersion -> Internet Settings -> Cache # Persistent

  2. The Administrative Template path is:

    Windows Components -> Internet Explorer -> Internet Control Panel -> Advanced Page

Notes

* Making mistakes while changing registry values can affect your system adversely. We recommend you to create a System Restore point before making registry manipulation. If you're new to Registry Editor, read this beginner's guide.
** To locate the registry and administrative template path, checkout beginner's guide.
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