What is Zune (Transcoded Files Cache)?

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Zune (Transcoded Files Cache) is published by Zune. You can find out more about Zune (Transcoded Files Cache) at its official website or at Zune's website.

How do I clean Zune (Transcoded Files Cache)?

Zune (Transcoded Files 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 Zune (Transcoded Files Cache)
with AppCleaner

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


To clean your file system from files stored by Zune (Transcoded Files 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 Zune (Transcoded Files Cache) that can be cleaned:

  1. Type dir %LOCALAPPDATA%/Microsoft/Zune/Transcoded Files Cache/*
    • Windows XP: Type dir %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data/Microsoft/Zune/Transcoded Files Cache/*

Once you have identified the files stored by Zune (Transcoded Files Cache) that you want to clean, delete them using the del command or Windows Explorer.