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Deleting Temp files.

DSTM

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Hi Guys,I have run into a problem,deleting temp files.
In IE6 Tools>Internet options>Delete files>Delete offline content>OK. System freezes everytime. Is there another route I can try? Any help appreciated.
Running XP SP3.
 

RandyL

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Hi doug;
How about that program that starts with a C. Not for novices as you said.

I know that doesn't explain the problem but it's worth a try if you're stuck in a loop.
 

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maynard types fast.
Links fast too.
Posted while I typed less.

Good point on safe mode too maynard.
 

DSTM

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Hi Guys Thanks for the quick reply. In safe mode I can't pull up Internet explorer at all. 5 tries. Got out of safe mode then no probs.Only had this prob since getting SP3.
Not sure whether beta. Just says Version V3264. C prog Randy has been a huge prob for me in the past.I ticked the wrong boxes on 2 occassions resulting in 2 reformats. What's the best way of getting rid of SP3 and all the traces it may leave behind? Thank again.
Thanks Maynard for your help too.
 

DSTM

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Will remove SP3 now and reboot. Will get back when I know more.Thanks Guys.
 

Tony D

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You can also try Control Panel, Internet Options - it's the same window that you get when you open IE/tools. The difference is that you don't have to start IE.

You can also delete some temp files using All Programs/Accessories/System Tools/Disk Cleanup.
 

DSTM

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I removed SP3. Still the same with IE. Says program not responding.
All Programs>Accessories>System Tools> Disc Cleanup works so problem solved.
Thanks Kelly, and all who were kind enough to help.