Clear Cache Using Start Screen Apps in Windows 8

Introduction 

 
In this article, we will learn about caches in Windows 8. Windows 8 includes two types of background Start Screens other than the classic Desktop. So, now we have two ways to clear or remove the cache date from the computer.
 
Here, I will show you some tips for how to clear a cache using Desktop apps, from the Windows Store and clear the cache from a Live Tile in Windows 8.
 

Clear Cache using Start Screen Apps in Windows 8

 
You can clear the cache data of Windows 8 using the new UI Start Screen. Here is the procedure to be used.
 
Step 1
 
If you are on the Desktop, then go to the Start Screen using the Win key.
 
Step 2
 
Press the "Win+F" key to open the search bar. Type "cleanmgr" in the given search textbox.
 
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Step 3
 
Choose "cleanmgr.exe" from the search pages on the left panel.
 
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Step 4
 
You receive a prompt disk cleanup dialog box and try to scan files for a span of time.
 
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Step 5
 
Now, check the tab nearby "Thumbnails" and click the Ok button.
 
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How to Clear Cache from Live Tile?

 
Step 1
 
Move the cursor to the top-right edge to highlight the Charms Bar and select the settings option.
 
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Step 2
 
Then, select the Tile option from the settings window.
 
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Step 3
 
Then, click the clear button under the clear Personal info from my files section.
 
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Summary

 
So, this article will help you to clear the cache of Windows 8 from the live tiles and Start Screen apps.