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Disk Space to use

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#1 rose0295


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Posted 21 July 2011 - 07:41 PM

I'm using IE 9 and I am trying to set my "disk space to use" to 50. I hit "ok", close the browser and re-open it and it keeps reverting back to 250.

Can someone help? I can't find any answers online and I've been trying to fix it for a week now.

Thank you!

- Sorry, does this need to be posted under Web Browsing?

Edited by rose0295, 21 July 2011 - 07:44 PM.

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#2 Allan


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Posted 22 July 2011 - 12:17 PM

Why not just leave it alone?

#3 MarkGS


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Posted 24 July 2011 - 07:07 AM

a. Go to Internet Options
b. Click on the General Tab
c. Click "Settings" in Temporary internet Files Box
d. Here you can increase or decrease the storage capacity.

You may also try the steps listed below and check:
Important: This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. Link:http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Back-up-the-registry

a. Start a registry editor (e.g., regedit.exe).
b. Navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\Cache\Content registry subkey.
c. Double-click CacheLimit, change the Base to Decimal, enter the amount of space you want to use for temporary Internet files (in kilobytes) in the "Value data" field, then click OK.
d. Navigate to the HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\Cache\Content registry subkey.
e. Double-click CacheLimit, change the Base to Decimal, enter the same value you entered in Step 3, then click OK.
f. Close the registry editor

Taken from Microsoft Answers.

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