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firefox 6 need to move the cache (temporary files folder) to a particular folder

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Hello I need to know how to go about moving the temp files folder for firefox 6. I managed to do it easily for IE as it can be done from the settings tabs but for firefox I need to access the about:config as I understand it. However after I implemented browser.cache.disk;D:\Temporary Internet Files and browser.cache.offline;D:\Temporary Internet Files nothing seems to be happening as firefox is still using the original place

Hello I need to know how to go about moving the temp files folder for firefox 6. I managed to do it easily for IE as it can be done from the settings tabs but for firefox I need to access the about:config as I understand it. However after I implemented browser.cache.disk;D:\Temporary Internet Files and browser.cache.offline;D:\Temporary Internet Files nothing seems to be happening as firefox is still using the original place

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Correct pref is browser.cache.disk.parent_directory - doesn't exist by default, the user needs to create it.

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the-edmeister
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Correct pref is browser.cache.disk.parent_directory - doesn't exist by default, the user needs to create it.

Correct pref is '''browser.cache.disk.parent_directory''' - doesn't exist by default, the user needs to create it.

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Thanks I did exactly that but it still continues to use the default dir

Thanks I did exactly that but it still continues to use the default dir
cor-el
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You need to close and restart Firefox after changing the pref on the about:config page.

See also: *http://kb.mozillazine.org/browser.cache.disk.parent_directory You need to close and restart Firefox after changing the pref on the about:config page.

Question owner

Yes in fact now it seems to be working. However to function I disabled/restarted/enabled again/restarted both browser.cache.disk.enable and browser.cache.offline.enable

After I did that it transfered everything.

Cheers

Yes in fact now it seems to be working. However to function I disabled/restarted/enabled again/restarted both browser.cache.disk.enable and browser.cache.offline.enable After I did that it transfered everything. Cheers
cor-el
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You can always verify the location of the cache on the about:cache page via the location bar.

You can always verify the location of the cache on the about:cache page via the location bar.

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hi cor-el that is super cheers mate

hi cor-el that is super cheers mate