Deleting Internet Cache files from local machine using System.IO in c#

In this blog we are going to see, how to delete the InternetCache files using System.IO

Step 1:              Internet Cache Path

C:\Users\laja\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows\Temporary Internet Files

Step 2:              Gets the Special Folder

Environment.SpecialFolder specialFolder = Environment.SpecialFolder.InternetCache;


Step 3:              Gets the path of the special folder.

string path = Environment.GetFolderPath(specialFolder);


Step 4:              Delete all the files from the internet cache.

DeleteAllFiles(new DirectoryInfo(path));



    //Delete all the files from the path.

        void DeleteAllFiles(DirectoryInfo diPath)


            //Gets the files from the specific directory

            foreach (FileInfo fiCurrFile in diPath.GetFiles())





            //Getting Sub directories

            foreach (DirectoryInfo diSubFolder in diPath.GetDirectories())


                DeleteAllFiles(diSubFolder); // Call recursively for all subfolders




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