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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"They got me off the team bus when it happened so the place has a clear memory for me, that of February 1989.
His barrister, Christopher Knox, asked him: "Do you have a clear memory of driving up to that junction and what you did after that?" He replied: "No sir." Crook added: "I tried to remember as much as I could to help give as much information but, as you can understand, it's all incredibly unclear."
I have a clear memory of sitting on that tram holding the tea towel on my head.
"My belief that I did not wear that costume or attend that party stems in part from my clear memory of other mistakes I made in this same period in my life.
His other clear memory came four miles from the end when he passed three athletes - Tim Johnston of Great Britain, Belgian Gaston Roelants, the 1964 Olympic steeplechase champion, and Kenyan Naftali Temu, who a week earlier had landed Olympic 10,000m gold.
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.
Theresa Hunt, defending, said: "Flanagan has no clear memory of these offences but is very ashamed."