This information applies to Windows Internet Explorer 7 and Windows Internet Explorer 8.
When you view a webpage, Internet Explorer saves a temporary copy of that page so that it can be displayed more quickly if you open it again later. The following topics can help you view and delete temporary files, and change the amount of disk space that these files use on your computer.
View temporary Internet files
Delete webpage history
Change the number of days that webpages are kept in the browsing history
Reset Internet Explorer 8 settings
Reset Internet Explorer 7 settings
What is InPrivate Browsing?