What is .NET Framework Isolated Storage?

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.NET Framework Isolated Storage is published by .NET. You can find out more about .NET Framework Isolated Storage at its official website or at .NET's website.

Users on average believe that .NET Framework Isolated Storage's quality is ok. Most users give it a rating of three stars.

How do I clean .NET Framework Isolated Storage?

.NET Framework Isolated Storage 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 .NET Framework Isolated Storage
with AppCleaner

If you want to clean .NET Framework Isolated Storage manually, you can follow the steps outlined below. There is one location in the file system where .NET Framework Isolated Storage stores data that can be cleaned.


To clean your file system from files stored by .NET Framework Isolated Storage and to gain free disk space, examine the following file system location. 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 .NET Framework Isolated Storage that can be cleaned:

  1. Type dir %LOCALAPPDATA%/IsolatedStorage
    • Windows XP: Type dir %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data/IsolatedStorage

Once you have identified the files stored by .NET Framework Isolated Storage that you want to clean, delete them using the del command or Windows Explorer.