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How To Delete Offline Files in Vista??

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Has anyone had any experience with using offline files in Windows Vista? I have about 55GB worth of offline files in cache that are taking up HD space and I want to delete them. The folder they are supposedly stored in "C:\\Windows\\CSC" is not accessible even by the Administrator. I'd have to take ownership of the folder which seems to be freezing or at least taking forever. Does anyone know of any other way to delete these offline files?
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Has anyone had any experience with using offline files in Windows Vista? I have about 55GB worth of offline files in cache that are taking up HD space and I want to delete them. The folder they are supposedly stored in "C:WindowsCSC" is not accessible even by the Administrator. I'd have to take ownership of the folder which seems to be freezing or at least taking forever. Does anyone know of any other way to delete these offline files?
Either unlock the secret admin account or delete it through IE's/Firefox's options menu.
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Either unlock the secret admin account or delete it through IE's/Firefox's options menu.
Vista does not have a local or secret admin account like XP.
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Vista does not have a local or secret admin account like XP.
I have personally used the account.

http://www.pctipsbox.com/unlock-the-...unt-for-vista/

Theres how you unlock it.
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I have personally used the account.

http://www.pctipsbox.com/unlock-the-...unt-for-vista/

Theres how you unlock it.
When I follow those steps I get the following error message in the command prompt:

The password does not meet the password policy requirements. Check the minimum password length, password complexity and password history requirements.
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When I follow those steps I get the following error message in the command prompt:

The password does not meet the password policy requirements. Check the minimum password length, password complexity and password history requirements.
Go through your browser options then. For me i unlocked the admin account with ease.
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