What is Zimbra Desktop Cache?

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Zimbra Desktop Cache is published by Zimbra. You can find out more about Zimbra Desktop Cache at its official website or at Zimbra's website.

How do I clean Zimbra Desktop Cache?

Zimbra Desktop 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 Zimbra Desktop Cache
with AppCleaner

If you want to clean Zimbra Desktop Cache manually, you can follow the steps outlined below. There is one location in the file system where Zimbra Desktop Cache stores data that can be cleaned.


To clean your file system from files stored by Zimbra Desktop Cache 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 Zimbra Desktop Cache that can be cleaned:

  1. Type dir /s %LOCALAPPDATA%/Zimbra/Zimbra Desktop/data/tmp/diskcache/*
    • Windows XP: Type dir /s %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data/Zimbra/Zimbra Desktop/data/tmp/diskcache/*

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