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Firefox’s Temporary Internet Files

Are you searching where Firefox stores its temporary internet files (cache) ?

Well there is no need to go anywhere, solution lies within the Firefox browser.
Follow the below given steps and you can access all the files stored by Firefox :
  • Open a new tab.
  • In the address bar, write “about:cache” and press enter.
  • Following page will come up like shown in image below :


  • This page shows all the cache maintained by the Firefox browser.
  • For Temporary Internet Files, we need to go for “Disk Cache“.
  • Click on the link given for Disk Cache on the about:cache page.
  • Following page will come up like shown in image below :



  • This page will list all the files being cached by the Firefox.
  • Using find utility of Firefox search for the file you are looking for.
  • After the finding that file click on the link given for that file as shown in above image.
  • Following page will come up like shown in image below :

  • This page will have link and all the details about that file.
  • Right click on the link given for that file and select “Save link as” option.
  • A Save File dialog box will pop up, asking for the location to save the file.
  • Select the location and click save. File will be saved on your desired location.
This is applicable for any type of file whether it is flash (.swf ), audio (.mp3, etc ), video ( .wmv, etc ) or any image ( .jpg, etc ) file.




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