Force Windows to write cached data to disk with FFB
April 15, 2017 – 04:38 | No Comment
Force Windows to write cached data to disk with FFB

Run a Windows program which writes to disk and the changes won’t necessarily be saved immediately. The OS holds them in its cache for a short while, then writes them all at once in an …

Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM
March 31, 2016 – 07:51 | Comments Off on Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM
Investigate your PC’s RAM use with ATM

ATM is a portable tool which gives an in-depth, low-level look at your PC’s system memory use.
Forget the usual Task Manager clones, this is more about memory standby lists, the system file cache, Superfetch performance, …

Browse your IE, Firefox and Chrome caches with NirSoft’s ImageCacheViewer
February 28, 2014 – 13:53 | Comments Off on Browse your IE, Firefox and Chrome caches with NirSoft’s ImageCacheViewer
Browse your IE, Firefox and Chrome caches with NirSoft’s ImageCacheViewer

NirSoft has announced the availability of ImageCacheViewer, a simple tool which scans your web browser caches (IE, Firefox and Chrome are supported), and lists any images it finds.
The program’s report is presented in the usual …

Stay safe: flush your Windows cache to disk with Sysinternals Sync
December 27, 2013 – 09:52 | Comments Off on Stay safe: flush your Windows cache to disk with Sysinternals Sync
Stay safe: flush your Windows cache to disk with Sysinternals Sync

If you regularly use removable drives on PCs then you probably already know they should be ejected (right-click in Explorer, select Eject) before you unplug them. This is because Windows normally caches disk writes for …