Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.

Windows 7: How to clear/empty computer's cached memory???

16 Aug 2016   #11

win 7 64 bit


That did the trick

My System SpecsSystem Spec
16 Aug 2016   #12

Windows 7 Professional x64 Service Pack 1

My System SpecsSystem Spec
19 Aug 2016   #13

W7 Home Premium x86 SP1 Build 7601

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by terrys View Post
I truly wish that Windows 7 did manage memory the way everyone here says that it does. It would certainly save a lot of headaches. Unfortunately it does not manage memory very well. I have to constantly reboot to clear the cached memory, otherwise no programs can be opened and nothing will run.
Here's another option you might like to try (it's free) Works nicely for me. Manages memory using Windows own process the way it should, not by shoving stuff to the page file;
CleanMem Download

More reviews:
Review: CleanMem memory optimization done right - TechRepublic
CleanMem 2.5.0 Download - TechSpot
CleanMem: RAM/memory cleaner that actually works | Reviews, news, tips, and tricks | dotTechdotTech
Best Free Memory Optimizer | Gizmo's Freeware

And sevenforums very own thread about it years ago:
CleanMem, the only memory optimizer that really works !
My System SpecsSystem Spec


 How to clear/empty computer's cached memory???

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Memory all cached on with my windows 7 machine.
Hi guys! I am pretty new to this forum and i have a problem, when my pc has been on for a few days all my ram is being used. Isnt the ram supposed to "free itself" after i exit an application? My specs are as follows : Motherboard - Asus p6t Memory - Corsair XMS3 Vengeance 12GB DDR3...
Performance & Maintenance
Cached fills up physical memory
From the moment I turn on my computer the cached memory slowly goes higher and higher until it gets to 90%+ physical memory usage and I have to restart. I'm really not good with computers so I have no idea what's going on.
Performance & Maintenance
physical memory cached over 6gb
Today I have been having a problem with ram. Its cached 5-6gb/8gb. when usually its 2-4gb/8gb. Because that PC seems to be slower when I move mouse., mouse cursor seems to freeze for sec... Is here any way to fix this problem.. also free memory has only been up to ~900mb today, when its usually...
Performance & Maintenance
Need to remove programs in XP to clear memory to reset permissions.
Dell Desktop Windows 7 XP no free memory to download anything. Can't remove programs, no security tab. No windows installer in safe mode. I've confused myself now. Cannot access any file due to permissions. Need to know how to remove programs, then reset permissions. I've been trying to...
Chillout Room
No response when 0 free memory (all cached)
G'Day All, New to this forum & replies seen are of high quality so hoping you can help. I bought my PC 12 months ago & it ran well for 12 months until some random BSOD, etc. So I reinstalled from scratch & everything was perfect for about 3-4 weeks until it kept freezing. We mainly use PC for PSE...
Performance & Maintenance
Can someone please explain cached memory?
Hi I have been using windows 7 ultimate 64bit and have noticed in task manager that 28% of my ram is being used and with further looking I noticed most of this ram was under cache. Does windows 7 cache applications I use most frequently into ram? Screenshot Attached Thanks for any help
General Discussion

Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:34.

Twitter Facebook Google+

Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App