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cache

 [kash]
a memory mechanism used by a computer to accelerate access to information.

cache

[kash]
(in computer technology) a fast storage buffer in the central processing unit or hard drive used to increase the amount and speed of data processing. Also called cache memory.

cache

A storage area on a PC’s hard drive where the browser temporarily stores web pages and/or graphic elements.
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22) Instead, evidence of prior possession, which the cache files represent, can be used to support a conviction.
The software allows users to remove newsgroup activities, newsgroup databases, cache files, history databases, cookies, e-mail messages, URL window data, bookmarks and other sensitive data kept by a browser.
Cache files and leftovers from removed apps may also clutter on the RAM.
Browsers create cache files and store information on your hard disk, creating a trail that can be easily read.
For SOAP-based authentication against LDAP servers and cached for performance optimization, traditional load balancing was not a viable alternative due to the burden large cache files placed on each server.
The corporate database, will allow centralized access to Telefonica's CACHE files that are distributed by zones and regions for consulting and editing net components.
In addition, SpySubtract offers extensive history cleanup capabilities to regularly rid a computer of browser history, tracking cookies, cache files and other traces of computer activity that can be read by spyware programs to construct a profile of computer usage.
erase the computer's history files, cache files and cookie
SpySubtract can rip through heaps of unwanted files, browser history, Internet cookies, document history, and temporary or cache files on a user's hard drive, to make them unreadable by snoops.
Also during a meeting, a unique feature available is access to up-to-date cache files of an offline participant.