clear memory

clear memory

To reset all RAM and hardware registers to a zero or blank condition. Selecting Restart to reboot the computer does not clear memory, but turning it off and on again guarantees that memory is cleared and the system is reset. With laptops and home entertainment equipment, even that is not sufficient (see cold boot).

A Remedy for Many Problems
Rebooting is the first action users should take when any computer, smartphone, tablet, router or other electronics device stops working, slows down or acts erratic. No matter how small the product these days, there may be a CPU inside with values stored and updated in memory as the device is used.
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Theresa Hunt, defending, said: "Flanagan has no clear memory of these offences but is very ashamed.
One should presume that Arslan has a clear memory of how the esteemed commission then was "utilized" for Erdoy-an's political purposes and, when its draft was made clear, favoring Copenhagen and Venice Commission criteria, scrapped.
Alex Bousfield, defending, said that Mann had no clear memory of the incident, but he accepted that it could have caused fear.
Second, in 92% percent of the claims with losses, the accuser was under the influence of alcohol, and "more than 60 percent of accusers were so intoxicated that they had no clear memory of the assault.
But as a kid the one clear memory I have is when Sandy Lyle hit the seven iron out of the bunker on 18 in 1988.
They might hold hints of unusual flight paths that could help explain where the missing plane went, or the files could have been deleted simply to clear memory for other material.
The most telling evidence we have are the statements made by Sergeant Bales in the few hours (after the incident) -- statements that demonstrate a clear memory of what happened and a clear sense of guilt," said Stelle.
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Doctors quoted the driver of the bus, 61-year-old Susumu Tada, a resident of Katori, Chiba Prefecture, as saying he had no clear memory of the crash as he was sleepy at the time of the crash.
My next clear memory was lying in a bed in a ward and a doctor explaining to me that I had broken my hip and would have an operation the following morning.
Despite this being a long time ago I have clear memory of the following: The evening was going really well, the band were feeding it steam/giving it wellie - take your pick - when a hotel flunkey was observed tiptoeing up to a member of the band's back row, cupping his hand and whispering something (or trying to) in the drummer's ear.
the clear memory peaks and begins its quick drop, your keen gaze