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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As a 90's Kid, I have no clear memory of the 1992 World Cup.
had a clear memory of his father, according to Christine, was when the casket of PO3 Kiangan and 43 other Special Action Force (SAF) commandos arrived at Villamor Airbase four days after the bloodbath in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.
He has some amazing memories of old Coventry and has clear memory of the old mill, walking past there and seeing large carts filled with grain ready to be unloaded.
His solicitor said Niven had been drinking and had no clear memory of the incident.
She has a clear memory because what happened was out of the ordinary, that something was not right," she said.
She doesn't have a very clear memory of the assault as it was fast and violent and she was so shocked.
We little boys went up to have a look and my one clear memory is that the blast had blown out all the windows and we were delighted to see little pieces of lead which had held the glass," he said.
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.