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cache file

A file of data on a local hard drive. When downloaded data are temporarily stored on the user's local disk or on a local network disk, it speeds up retrieval the next time the user wants that same data (Web page, graphic, etc.) from the Internet or other remote source. See Web cache and cache.
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Browser cache : Safari, Chrome, and Firefox web browsers store non critical temporary cache files and cookies in a cache folder.
It is possible to output the video files derived from IE cache files, so you can enjoy them at any time as you like.
Mac users rely upon Spring Cleaning to uninstall computer programs, remove duplicate files, manage Internet cookies, history and cache files to improve their computer's performance and help manage and protect Internet privacy.
SpySubtract can rip through heaps of unwanted files, browser history, Internet cookies, document history, and temporary or cache files on a user's hard drive, to make them unreadable by snoops.
This includes auto complete addresses, history log files, browser cookies, cache files, temp directories and recent files list.
iClean Easily Rids Computers of Accumulated Internet Cache Files, Cookies,
iClean helps clean out Web cache files, Internet histories, cookies, reattaches aliases, and empties the Trash.
Also during a meeting, a unique feature available is access to up-to-date cache files of an offline participant.
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