To use PurgeIE as a Track (footprint) Cleaner:
First, protect the Cookies you wish to retain. Select each of the
Purge Options. Set the time field for both Offline Cache and
Online Cache to zeroes (or blanks). Press the
To use PurgeIE as a Cache Manager:
First, protect the Cookies you wish to retain. Select the 'Strays'
Options. Set the time field for Offline Cache to the length of
time you wish to retain it (ex. 3 days, 12 hours, 0 minutes). Set the
time field for Online Cache to the length of time you wish
to retain it (ex. 1 days, 4 hours, 30 minutes). The remaining options
pertain more to Track cleaning. Press the "Purge" button.
You should execute the Purge function often enough to prevent the
cache from growing to the point that Internet Explorer's cache
routines begin to reduce cache.
You should also set the 'Amount of disk space to use' for Temporary
Internet files folder arbitrarily high to prevent Internet Explorer's
cache reduction. You can do this via Internet Explorer. Select 'View'
| 'Internet Options' | 'Settings' | 'Amount of Disk space to use'.
To use "One-Step" Execution:
For your convenience, a special Shortcut,
"Purge with Current Options", is provided in the
Distribution package for execution of PurgeIE using the
currently saved options.
Use of the One-Step execution is not recommended until you feel
comfortable with your choice of program options.
You may use the ‘Configure’ button to activate the Configuration
Window which has a function for generating a "Purge NOW" Shortcut on the
Desktop and, optionally, to automatically execute at each system
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