Every web browser have got a cache folder in which it maintains all the web-content it render. Different web-browsers have got cache folder in different locations. This article reveals cache locations of the most common web-browsers e-g Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Opera And Internet Explorer plus it also explains how you can view and download a specified file from them.
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How To View Files In Cache of Google Chrome?
If you have installed Google Chrome in its default location then its cache is located in the following location
C:\Documents and Settings\[Your User Name]\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Cache
Even if find the cache files in the above location, you will see files with no extensions i-e they are encrypted. So how to view these encrypted files. Best way is to use Chrome Cache View, it is a small utility which can help you to see and download files in Google Chrome cache. Right click on the item in the list and choose Save Selected Items. You can even export all files to a specified folder with just one click.
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How To View Files In Cache of Mozilla Firefox?
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Just type about:cache in the Firefox address bar and it will show you the location of Disk cache device and Offline cache device.
But if you go to any of the stated locations, you will find files without any extension i-e they are also encrypted like Google Chrome. So how to view these encrypted files? Firefox Cache Viewer is a small Firefox addon which can help you to view and download cache files from within Mozilla Firefox.
Mozilla Cache View is another small utility through which you may view and download files available in Firefox cache.
How To View Files In Cache of Opera Web browser?
Opera Cache View is another tool through which you can view and save files present in Opera Web Browser's cache. For each cache file, the following information is displayed: URL, Content type, File size, Last accessed time and last modified time in the server. You can easily select one or more items from the cache list and then extract the files to another folder or copy the URLs list to the clipboard.
How To View Files In Cache of Internet Explorer?
Viewing files in Internet Explorer is extremely easy. By default cache files are located in
C:\Documents and Settings\[Your User Name]\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files
You may also view cache files by opening any Internet Explorer Window and then in menu navigate to Tools->Internet Options->Settings->View Files
IE Cache Viewer is another cache reading tool to view and download cache contents of Internet Explorer. Its very handy to find a specified file as you can sort files acc. to size and date.Contact Us for News Tips, Corrections and Feedback