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Clearing system caches

By conductor64 ·
I'd like to clear my system of usage logs. I can't find it in the help section.

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by SysEngineer In reply to Clearing system caches

To delete the system logs that are located under the Event Viewer you must have administrative privlages.

These files are located in the folder %root%\winnt\system32\config folder. (The windows folder if you are running XP.)

If you would like to delete the DNS cache (like I do at work sometimes) you can access the DOS shell by going to start > run > cmd and at the %root% prompt (usually c:\) you can type ipconfig /flushdns. (For Windows 2000 and newer).

If you are using Windows 98 you can accomplish this same task by using winipcfg.

Hope this helps.

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