[ Tutorial ] Flush and Free Up Microsoft Windows 10 Memory Cache

Updated: April 9, 2017 / Home » Tutorials

After a long period of using your computer, it tends to be slower than usual; this is due to memory cache inability to flush away unused memory from the RAM. Restarting the computer is an option but not ideal if you’re in a hurry. Flushing the memory via a command is possibly the better option, here is a step by step tutorial on how to go about creating a shortcut for this process.

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Flush and Free up Windows 7 Memory Cache
Right click and create ‘Shortcut’

Flush and Free up Windows 7 Memory Cache
Copy and paste this code for 32 bit machine – %windir%\system32\rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks and copy and paste this code for 64 bit machine – %windir%\SysWOW64\rundll32.exe advapi32.dll,ProcessIdleTasks

Flush and Free up Windows 7 Memory Cache
Rename the file; there you go, double click the file whenever you want to flush your computer’s memory.

16 comments on “[ Tutorial ] Flush and Free Up Microsoft Windows 10 Memory Cache

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    Kamal Hasa [ Reply ]

    just like flushing your toilet

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    Ghaus Iftikhar [ Reply ]

    a great tutorial on Clearing Memory Cache to Speed Up Your Windows 7 and windows 8, thanks!

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    Kent Chen [ Reply ]

    How To Clear Windows 7, windows xp and windows 8 Cache???

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      Craig Chamberlin [ Reply ]

      this is really an Amazing Windows 7 and windows 8 Performance Boosting Tips for the average user.

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    help me [ Reply ]

    How to Clear All Caches and Free Up Disk Space in Windows 8?

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    Tutorial [ Reply ]

    have you tried ReadyBoost? it is A Cheap and Easy Way to Improve Windows 7

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    Is there a way to reset Windows file cache?

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    microsoft [ Reply ]

    Clear Cache Physical Memory

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    Shubham [ Reply ]

    I have created this file and now I want to delete it how to delete this file?

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    Pankaj [ Reply ]

    Not working

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    cannot work

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    Joshua [ Reply ]

    Useless on Windows 10!

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    jimbruttan [ Reply ]

    Not working on WINDOWS 10 !

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    StanTheMan [ Reply ]

    CTRL + f5 does the same

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    Ha. My ram allocation in Win 10 when up when I did this.

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    PeterThePigeon [ Reply ]

    Just remember to make sure you start it as administrator because thats the main reason for it not working as well. (e.g. access denied problems, etc…)

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