What is Cached Data & How to Clear Cache in Windows 10

What is Cached Data and how to Check Processor performance? Cached data means that data are hidden in our computer or server after a crash interrupted or failure during processing. These extra space consumed, worst data are not good for your PC’s health. Cached data may decrease our computer’s performance.

These are extra loads on Processor, RAM, and hard drive and need to be clear as soon as possible to improve CPU performance. First, you must know how to Check Processor Performance then we’ll have some useful steps to clear cached data in Windows 10, 8.1, and 7. On this page, you’ll also learn how to set CPU Meters on Windows 10, 8.1, and 7. And how to set CPU Temperature Monitor to Improve CPU Performance.

What is a Processor?

Processor = CPU = Central Processing Unit = Microprocessor is a logic circuitry board used inside computers, Tablets, and Smartphones to respond to and processes all the basic or required instructions that drive a computer/tablet/Smartphone.

How to Check Processor Performance & What is Cached Data?

Before going to check Processor performance, we must check the basic assembled hardware parts in our computer. I mean first check the version of the Processor, RAM, System type, bit operating System(Install 64 bit on 32 bit), and Product ID. To check all these parts go to my computer => right click on my computer => then give a single click on my computer. The result will come as shown below image.

How to Check Processor Performance , What is Cached Data

CPU Temperature Monitor to Improve CPU Performance

This is a gadget inside your windows 10, 8.1, and 7 Operating systems. To set this gadget on your Windows 10, 8.1, or 7’s home screen follow the below steps. Example with Windows 10 to set CPU temperature gadget(work for all versions of Windows OS.

How to set CPU Meter on Windows 10, 8.1 and 7

Go to Windows 10 home screen => right-click on mouse => give a single click on Gadgets => double click on CPU meter to enable on your windows 10 Home screen. It’ll looks as shown below image.

CPU Temperature Monitor

How to set CPU Meter on Windows 11

After Setup the CPU Meter on Windows 11/10.

Steps to set CPU Meter on Windows 10 and 8

What is Cached Data? and What is Cache Memory?

Cached data are temped files and folders collected inside processor memory this is called cache memory. We must clear these cached data monthly to improve the processor’s speed. You may also learn steps to change 24 hour time to 12 hours on Windows 11/10, 8.1, and 7 from our previous help guide. We have also suggested how to disable Windows 10 sidebar including 8.1 and 7 here.

How to Clear Cache in Windows 10, 8.1 and 7

Clear temped files: We can clear Cache in Windows 10, 8.1, and 7 by using a command’ in your computer. Go to the command tab by pressing Windows + R keys together or manually from Star. Type the following command into the command tab.


The following temped files window will be opened on your computer’s screen.

How to find temp files in windows 11 how to Clear Cache in Windows 10 8, What is Cached Data

Now press the Ctrl+A key together to select all these temped files and press the delete key to delete all. Possibilities couldn’t delete all temped files leave them as they are. These are junk files that may not delete in one try. Redo after a few days may you could delete it next time. Redo these temped files delete process once every month.

Other  Steps to Clear Cache in Windows 10, 8.1 and 7

Follow our previous guide in which we have informed more than 20 steps of improvement windows 10, 8.1, and 7.

  • 20+ Steps to Speed up Windows 10, 8.1, 8, and 7 Performance.

Hope you could improve the performance of your computer by deleting cache files and folders.

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