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Creating script to clear the cache of Internet Explorer

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Hi,

Im trying to create a script to clear the cache of IE ver.6 , by choosing Tools -> Internet Options and then clicking on Delete Files button.

Here is the code I wrote:

Run  ( "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE about:blank")
    WinWaitActive("about:blank - Microsoft Internet Explorer")
    
ControlSend("about:blank - Microsoft Internet Explorer","","ToolbarWindow324","!to!f")
WinWaitActive("Internet Options")

ControlClick("Internet Options", "", "Button7")
WinWaitActive("Delete Files")
ControlCommand("Delete Files","", "Button1", "Check")
sleep(100)
ControlClick("Delete Files", "", "Button2")

WinWaitActive("Internet Options")
ControlClick("Internet Options", "", "Button15")
WinWaitActive("about:blank - Microsoft Internet Explorer")
WinClose("about:blank - Microsoft Internet Explorer")

The thing is that this script some times does not work, and some time other menu items are pressed.

Is there any other robust way of doing this?

Thanks,

Tal.

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C:\Documents and Settings\Ivan\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files (Ivan is my name) is a place where the temporary internet files are stored

FileDelete("C:\Documents and Settings\Ivan\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.*")

A single line solves all <_<

Just replace Ivan with your account name.


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Hi,

But I think that this folder also contains the cookies, doesnt it?

Tal.

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Hi,

But I think that this folder also contains the cookies, doesnt it?

Tal.

Cookies are contained in folder C:\Documents and Settings\Ivan\Cookies.

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C:\Documents and Settings\Ivan\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files (Ivan is my name) is a place where the temporary internet files are stored

FileDelete("C:\Documents and Settings\Ivan\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.*")

This will work (at least) for IE6 on Windows XP for the current user, indipendent of the Language Version of the Windows installation.

Regards, Rudi.


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