Scheduled maintenance: Thursday, September 24, between 11:30am and 13:30pm UTC. This site will have limited functionality while we undergo maintenance to improve your experience. If an article doesn’t solve your issue and you want to ask a question, we have our support community waiting to help you at @FirefoxSupport on Twitter

搜尋 Mozilla 技術支援網站

Avoid support scams. We will never ask you to call or text a phone number or share personal information. Please report suspicious activity using the “Report Abuse” option.

Learn More

I'm trying to make this work. FireFox does not clear all?

  • 5 回覆
  • 1 有這個問題
  • 174 次檢視
  • 最近回覆由 Keith65

more options

What else do I need to do?

附加的畫面擷圖

被選擇的解決方法

On my system, I found the cache files here:

C:\Users\Keith\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\fhn0bxkr.default\cache2\entries

Upon deletion of those encrypted file names, Clear Data does reset to 0 bytes.

Although I will have to do this manually ever so often, I feel much better. People do grow tired of becoming ad targets - hacked emails and such.

Appreciate your time.

從原來的回覆中察看解決方案 👍 0

所有回覆 (5)

more options

Hey Keith

I believe Firefox can not clear the cache to exactly zero, if that's what you're referring to. It is forced to display a few bytes in the cache area from my repeated tests over the years. Which I believe is reserved space that belongs to a main caching file that maps the cache files so that they can be called quickly. I'll dig in deeper to confirm this but that has been my finding over the years when trying to achieve a full zero result whenever I cleared the cache.

And from your screenshots (thank you very much for them btw!), I see cookies & site data are zeroed out which is great & what I expected. But "Cached Web Content" aka Cache has those few kilobytes leftover. Which is pretty normal in my experience.

more options

Well I understand a small file buffer but then clearing down to 490 KB and now 430 KB. Whats the name of that file. I can't image 430 KB of data being small. I would like to know what data is contained in that small cache.

With the file name I can delete it.

Now Microsoft is complaining about my ad-blocker. I only use Firefox blocking.

Windows and the internet are the most hacked sofware ever.

由 Keith65 於 修改

more options

To view the cache contents list, type or paste about:cache in the address bar and press Enter to load the page. Then click the link under Disk cache.

I'm not sure why MSN thinks you are using an ad blocker, except that its scripts detected that ads weren't loading for some reason and that's the site's best guess. Are you using the Content Blocking feature?

more options

No content blocking. I am going deeper ...

more options

選擇的解決方法

On my system, I found the cache files here:

C:\Users\Keith\AppData\Local\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\fhn0bxkr.default\cache2\entries

Upon deletion of those encrypted file names, Clear Data does reset to 0 bytes.

Although I will have to do this manually ever so often, I feel much better. People do grow tired of becoming ad targets - hacked emails and such.

Appreciate your time.