Clear Your Ram

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Frustrated of having slow PC speed even with large RAM capacity? RAM is the biggest factor making your PC slow. Here in this tutorial we are primarily focussing on cleaning your RAM and some tips to improve your PC speed. Beside this we are going to put little focus on how RAM affects your Windows PC performance.

Use an external Hard Drive. Clear memory on your computer and free up RAM by storing files you don’t need everyday on an external hard drive. RAM is sort of like short-term memory while your Hard Drive is like long-term memory. By using an external hard drive you can free up both on your computer and reduce how hard your computer is using. The page file is an area of the physical hard drive that the operating system uses as extra RAM when the physical RAM is full. Ensuring that the page file is cleared just like RAM is will keep things clean and efficient the next time you start your computer. You can enable this by setting the ClearPageFileAtShutdown registry key to 1. MemPlus will be wont to monitor the RAM usage on your device. You’ll clear the memory of any non-essential processes by clicking the “Clear memory” button that is visible within the main window. This can clear each the operating sets of processes and also the FileSystem cache, if enabled. You furthermore might have the power to clear the operating set or FileSystem cache individually. Delete unnecessary files from your computer The “Temp” and “Prefetch” folders on your laptop hold some unnecessary files that slow down your computer’s performance by taking up both memory and storage space. By cleaning up these folders, your laptop will run more efficiently thanks to less memory usage.

Why RAM slow down your PC?

RAM basically deals all the applications running on your PC weather on the screen or behind the screen. RAM stores the data you have on your PC if says in simple language, it performs all the tasks and calculation running on your PC. So my performing all these functions, RAM unable to focus on particular things and this is the reason the work you are doing, RAM is not performing well and slow down the PC speed. Now the question may arises how to know RAM is responsible for your slow Windows? Let us check this also.

How we know RAM is slowing down our PC?

There are different ways by which you can guess that your RAM is full.
  • Applications running slow: This is the first clue you get once you see the application running slow when you start.
  • Application crash: Sometimes applications are not performing according to what they perform and showing erratic behaviour.
  • Warnings: There are warnings when you open application, pop-up box appears showing Not enough RAM, either extend or delete data. It means your RAM is full and you have to remove data from it or manage it.

Let us start how you can easily speed up your PC by cleaning your RAM from Windows PC.

Clean Windows PC RAM and Speed up Performance

There are many ways for clearing your Windows PC RAM, here we are suggesting you some of the best ways.

1.End unnecessary running programmes

There are many apps that are unnecessary running and consume lot of CPU power, stop all these tasks.

  • Open Task Manager with Ctrl + Alt + Del keys.
  • Go to Task Manager, open Processes tab and the list displaying all your running tasks.
  • Here you see the usage according to CPU, Memory, Disk, and Network. Choose the tasks consuming high CPU percentage and click End Task.

You can select many tasks that are unnecessary running and after this, your CPU consumption becomes less and definitely the performance of your computer improves.

2. Uninstall the Apps/ Programmes

There are many app/ programmes that are installed in your PC that no longer required by you or you are not using them frequently. Uninstall all the unnecessary apps to free up your storage.
  • Open Start menu and choose Settings.
  • On the Settings menu, tap on System.
  • Tap on Apps & features on the left side menu.
  • Tap on the application and choose Uninstall option.

You can uninstall as many applications as you want. And the storage capacity increases and ultimately RAM which improves your PC speed.

3. Uninstall browser extensions

Extensions on your browser always help in performing your work efficiently but unnecessary extensions put a huge load on RAM and thus making your browser functions slow. Uninstall all the useless extensions and we have seprate topic for the best extensions that you must have in all different categories. Please check it out and only install those which really helps your daily routine work.

4. Close Unnessary applications

When you start your computer, many applications/ programmes automatically opened and start running. Close all the programmes. This will definitely improve your PC performance and quick loading in computer startup.

To disable automatic start up of programme follow below steps.

  • Press Win+r and type below command in the field and press Enter key.

%AppData%RoamingMicrosoftWindowsStart MenuProgramsStartup

  • Right-click on the programme that to don’t need to launch and select Delete option.

5. Use RAM cleaning software

The software is always the best option which I personally prefer and recommend to our readers. Decent software available are paid but worth. They intelligently clean the RAM any improves your PC performance. MacPaw CleanMyPC is really amazing software in this category and offers lot more than we expect. Let us check how effectively we use CleanMyPC to clear RAM.
This application allows you to check Autorun apps, extensions, Registry maintenance, and many other features.
  • Download CleanMyPC and install it on your PC.
  • Launch it after successful installation.
  • Tap on Extensions check out the unnecessary extensions and remove them.
  • Also, go to Autorun to check the applications or programmes running automatically on startup of your computer. Disable them from the button.

Recommended: CleanMyPC Latest Review

You can also clear all your cache, duplicate files that unnecessary consumes your storage. It really improves your PC performance.

For the readers who are looking for free alternatives, EaseUS Partition Master is a good choice. This software helps to remove useless programmes from PC in easy way and improves Windows PC performance.

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The cache memory of RAM is a very small portion of the standard memory of your system, but the cache memory operates at a very high speed, allowing the applications/ programs to utilize its speed to run its users faster. But, sometimes due to memory leak or some bad exe files the amount of free cache memory can decrease, which eventually slows down your computer.

Make your computer automatically clear RAM cache memory-

Follow these easy steps to free cache memory on your system-

1. Download EmptyStandbyList on your computer.

2. Choose a particular place and then click on “Save” to save the application.

Close the browser window.

3. Click on the Search box beside Windows icon and type “Task Scheduler“.

4. Click on “Task Scheduler” from the elevated Search result to open Task Scheduler.


5. In the Task Scheduler window, on the right-hand side, click on “Create Task…“.

6. In Create Task window, name the task “Cache Cleaner“.

7. Now, click on “Create User or Groups…“.

8. Click on “Advanced“.

9. In Select User or Groups window, click on “Find Now“.

10. In the Search results: scroll down and then select “SYSTEM“.

11. Finally, click on “OK” to save the changes.

12. Now, click on “OK” to save the changes.

13. Coming back to Create Task window, checkthe option “Run with highest privileges“.

14. Click on the drop-down beside ‘Configure for:’ and select “Windows 10“.

15. Now, go to the “Triggers” tab.

16. Click on “New…“.

17. In the New Trigger window, under ‘Advanced settings‘ set the ‘Repeat task every:’ to “5 minutes“.

18. And set ‘for a duration of:‘ to “Indefinitely“.

19. In the same window, checkthe option “Enabled“.

20. Click on “OK” to save the trigger settings.

21. Now, go to the “Actions” tab.

22. Then, click on “New…“.

23. In the New Action window, click on “Browse“.

24. Now, navigate to the location where you have downloaded the ‘EmptyStandbyList‘ application.

25. Select the application and then click on “Open“.

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26. Now, click on “OK” to save the action.

27. Coming back to the “Create Task” window, click on “OK” to save the task.

28. In the Task Scheduler window, click on “Refresh” to refresh the tasks list.

That’s it! From now on at a regular interval of 5 minutes, this ‘Cache Cleaner‘ task will automatically run on your computer to clean cache memory.

NOTE

In case if you want to delete this task, follow these simple steps to do so-

1. In the Task Scheduler window, on the left hand, select “Task Scheduler Library“.

2. On the right-hand side of the same window, scroll down to see the task “Cache Cleaner“.

3. Now, right-click on “Cache Cleaner“.

4. Then, click on “Delete” to delete the task from your computer.

5. Click on “Yes” when you will be asked for confirmation.

The ‘Cache Cleaner‘ task will be deleted from your computer.

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Sambit is a Mechanical Engineer By qualification who loves to write about Windows 10 and solutions to weirdest possible problems.

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