Clear Memory Cache in Windows® 7 System
What is memory cache in Windows 7 system?
Windows 7 comes with a number of features. The memory cache is an important feature of the Windows 7 system. The memory cache refers to an extremely fast memory in the Windows 7 system. The cache memory is integrated in the processor of the system in a separate chip. The cache memory is used for storing instructions which are repeatedly required by the system to run programs. You can get the system to speed up and its performance improved with the use of memory cache. Thus, the processor need not use the motherboard system bus always for data transfer within the system. This avoids the need of passing data through the system bus always. The processor can provide fast data transfer rate by avoiding bottlenecks which are usually created by the system bus.
Here are some notes on clearing memory cache in Windows 7 system:
- Need to clear memory cache
- Using some third-party software
- Clearing manually
Need to clear memory cache
The memory cache may become hazardous to its users sometimes. It may get filled with information as you use the system for a long time. You may get some Temporary files created in your system as a result of some partial downloads or installations. As these Temporary files increase in amount, it will fill up the memory cache. This may result in slowdowns in the system performance. The system can also become unstable and get crashes due to the issue. You need to clear the memory cache so as to get these unwanted files removed. You can then see the system running more efficiently and speedily.
Using some third-party software
You can use some third-party software for clearing the memory cache in Windows 7 system. There are a number of software designed for this purpose. One among these software includes the Cache Cleaner 1.0. The software will allow its users to clear the memory cache with just one click. It will increase the system speed and performance. It will optimize and defragment each and every wasted cache in the system and will recover cache leaks.
You can try clearing the memory cache in Windows 7 system manually. To do this, you need to navigate to the desktop of the system and right-click on the desktop. It will bring up a pop-up window from which you need to select the option 'Shortcut' from 'New'. It will bring up the 'Create Shortcut' wizard in which you need to enter the location of shortcut. You can select the location, '%windir%system32rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks'. You need to then give any preferred name to the shortcut and click the 'Finish' button. You can then see the memory cache cleared completely and the system speed considerably increased.
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