Notes Client Performance Booster 
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: Johan Koopman647 15 Nov 2010
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Sometimes end users experience a slow down of the Lotus Notes client.
Compacting the Lotus Notes application files and Workspace improves the efficiency of Lotus Notes.
Also removing the Lotus Notes Cashfile (Cash.ndk) helps to improve the performance
In my opinion this should not be an end user task. Therefor I propose the following idea:
1) a button (called e.g. performance booster) that does all thes tasks automatically.
2) a scheduled automated way that performes these tasks automatically.

1) Vlad Sh10679 (16 Nov 2010)
If you use a search on "cache.ndk", then we will see many similar ideas, so for example one of them: { Link }
2) Peter Presnell28487 (17 Nov 2010)
I believe the cache file (cache.ndk) is actually there to boost performance. So while in some cases I am sure removing its contents can eliminate some issues with the Notes client I am not sure it would be a good idea to allow users to be constantly removing this under the suggestion of a "Boost Performance" button that soemhow has magical powers. I am promoting the idea because I agree with the general concept that IBM should look closely at opportunity to have some regular scheduled maintenance of the Notes client to keep it well tuned, plus have the ability to manually trigger some sort of "fixup" of the Notes client that addresses the short-list of items most desktop support people always find themselves using.
3) Bill Malchisky12192 (23 Nov 2010)
I wouldn't make a habit of removing the cache.ndk hot, or any of the client system files; you can create program documents to compact files on the client. Lots of ideas...but the N8.5.2 client does boot faster, so that might alleviate your initial concern(s).
4) Bas van Gestel2994 (17 Jan 2011)
Agree with Peter on this one.


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