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Qboost is a system utility that monitors and enables you to manage memory consumption. You can download the utility from App Center. It provides the following information:




User Actions



A graphic showing memory usage on the NAS.

  • Blue: Available memory, expressed as a percentage. Available memory is the sum of free memory, buffer memory, cache memory, and other reclaimable memory.

  • Green: Free memory, expressed as a percentage. Free memory is memory that is currently unused and unallocated.

Click Optimize to clear the buffer memory (block level) and cache memory (file level).

Hover the pointer over the memory widget to see the amount of available memory and free memory in MB, GB, or TB.


Junk Files

Junk files are unnecessary system files and files in the Recycle Bin, which consume disk space and memory.

  • Click Clear to permanently delete junk files.

    By default, clicking Clear only deletes unnecessary system files, such as files that the operating system and applications create while performing certain tasks.

  • Click to select other types of files to delete.

    Select Empty Recycle Bin to include files that were moved to the Recycle Bin by the currently active user.


Top 5 Applications by Memory Usage

Top five applications and services that consume the most memory

Click to display all applications and services that can be enabled and disabled from either the Control Panel or the App Center.

For details, see Application Management.


Qboost taskbar

Taskbar for the Qboost widget

Click to view the Qboost help.

Click to close the Qboost widget.