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Summary
Product: F-PROT Antivirus for Windows
Version: All versions

Please note that version 6 of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows has been released. We recommend that all Home, Corporate and Mail Server users of version 3 of F-PROT Antivirus for Windows upgrade their program to the newest version as soon as possible.


How do I delete the files in Content.IE5 folder?

If the scan finds an infection in "C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5" folder, you may need to remove all files in Content.IE5 folder manually.

The Content.IE5 folder contains folders with randomly-created folder names that consist of letters and numbers. This folder is not visible in the C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files directory. However, if you would like the Content.IE5 folder to be visible, do the procedure below.

To make the Content.IE5 folder to be visible in Temporary Internet Files directory

Please note that it is not necessary to make the Content.IE5 folder to be visible in Temporary Internet Files directory when deleting files in the Content.IE5 folder.

  1. Press Start and select Run.
  2. Type cmd.
  3. At the command prompt, type
  4. dir /a "%Userprofile%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\*.*"

To delete all files in Content.IE5 folder using Windows Explorer

  1. Close your Internet browser.
  2. Set the Windows Explorer to view the address bar. To do this:

    1. Open My Documents
    2. Click View > Toolbars and check the Address Bar option.

  3. In the address bar, type the path below and press the Enter key from your keyboard.
  4. C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5

    In Username, you may enter the name of the user who is currently logged on e.g. Jane or Jane Doe.

  5. In "C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\", click each folder you want to delete and press the Delete key from your keyboard. Then, click Yes to confirm the deletion. Please note that you cannot delete index.dat.

To delete the files in Content.IE5 at the command prompt

  1. Press Start and select Run.
  2. Type cmd and click OK. The command prompt appears on screen.
  3. At the command prompt type:
  4. c: [ENTER]
    cd\[ENTER]
    cd "%Userprofile%\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\"[ENTER]

    The last command will take you to

    C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\
    which is your current directory.

  5. In your current directory, type dir /a to display all files and folders in the current and/or parent directory.
  6. Then, type del name of folder.
  7. A message appears such as
    C:\Documents and Settings\Username\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\name of folder>*, Are you sure (Y/N)?
    Enter Y to confirm. Then, all files are deleted.
  8. You may need to repeat steps 5 and 6 for each folder. Please note that you cannot delete index.dat.

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