What is Battle.Net Client Cache?

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Overview

Battle.Net Client Cache is published by Battle.Net. You can find out more about Battle.Net Client Cache at its official website or at Battle.Net's website.


How do I clean Battle.Net Client Cache?

Battle.Net Client Cache may store excess, temporary data on your computer that can take up valuable space. It may also store private data such as passwords or browsing history in the registry or on the file system. The easiest way to erase this data is by downloading AppCleaner, it is 100% free and about 1MB in size. A portable version is also available.

Clean Battle.Net Client Cache
with AppCleaner

If you want to clean Battle.Net Client Cache manually, you can follow the steps outlined below. There are four locations in the file system where Battle.Net Client Cache stores data that can be cleaned.

Files

To clean your file system from files stored by Battle.Net Client Cache and to gain free disk space, examine the following file system locations. First of all, open a command prompt window:

  • Hit the Windows key , usually located in the lower left of your keyboard between the Ctrl and Alt keys.
  • Windows XP/Vista/7: Click Run...
  • Type cmd
  • Hit Enter

Now list all the files stored by Battle.Net Client Cache that can be cleaned:

  1. Type dir /s %LOCALAPPDATA%\Battle.net\BrowserCache\*
    • Windows XP: Type dir /s %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Battle.net\BrowserCache\*
  2. Type dir /s %LOCALAPPDATA%\Battle.net\Cache\*
    • Windows XP: Type dir /s %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Battle.net\Cache\*
  3. Type dir /s %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\BlizzardEntertainment\Battle.net\Cache\*
    • Windows XP: Type dir /s %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\BlizzardEntertainment\Battle.net\Cache\*
  4. Type dir /s %LOCALAPPDATA%\VirtualStore\ProgramData\BlizzardEntertainment\Battle.net\Cache\*
    • Windows XP: Type dir /s %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\VirtualStore\ProgramData\BlizzardEntertainment\Battle.net\Cache\*

Once you have identified the files stored by Battle.Net Client Cache that you want to clean, delete them using the del command or Windows Explorer.

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