- 14th September 2010 at 16:18 #43765
any advantage ?
i used server r2 loved it the shutdown time was very fast 4-5 sec
now with windows 7 and superfetch is on its takes sametime to shutdown
sometime 15 secs
- 15th September 2010 at 00:13 #48821
Isn’t Superfetch disabled by default in Windows 7 when you have a SSD? I would think it would be a waste of extra disk cycles to enable Supefetch on a device where access is pretty much instant. Not to mention it will decay the life of your drive because you are using unnecessary writes that will shorten the length of your SSD.
- 15th September 2010 at 12:09 #48820
its should be disabled but the services still run with automatic setting
superfetch writing ?
i think its more like loading the apps to unused memory before u going to run them
- 15th September 2010 at 13:08 #48822
If you look at the windowsprefetch folder you’ll see exactly what it writes. So yes, it will use your disk as well as the RAM.
It can be tweaked to cache boot files only, instead of cacheing everything it can think of.
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerMemory ManagementPrefetchParameters
Find the EnablePrefetcher key on the right-hand pane, and change the value to one of these:
Disable Caching: 0
Cache Applications Only: 1
Cache Boot Files Only: 2
Cache Everything (default): 3
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