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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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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.
The free Clean Master app for Android does all this, improving device performance by cleaning cache files, optimizing device memory and providing complete protection against viruses, Trojans and malware.
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.
Uninstall leftovers : Even if an application has been uninstalled, unneeded cache files may remain
The program will clean cache files, unnecessary and invalid registry entries, and other junks that eat up gigabytes of disk space.
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.
Many of these risks and uncertainties are described in Grande Cache's 2004 Annual Information Form, Grande Cache's Management's Discussion and Analysis and other documents Grande Cache files with the Canadian securities authorities.
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