Windows 10: Enable or Disable Superfetch

Here’s the guide to tell you how to Enable or Disable Superfetch on Windows 10, 8, 7. Superfetch is also known as Prefetch feature. Superfetch cache data of all the applications in order to make it available immediately. However, sometimes in the result of caching data, your PC starts getting slow and laggy.

As we clear cache on our mobile devices time to time in order to get a smooth processing experience. Same goes for our PC, but it’s different in terms of PC. That’s why we are making this post so that you can easily Disable Superfetch and boost up your PC performance.

If you are gaming freak and love to play games on your PC, you should not do this because it not work well with gaming. However, it will work better when it comes to business apps. Let’s start the guide and tell you how you can Enable or Disable Superfetch on Windows 10, 7, 8.

Disable Superfetch


Windows 10: Enable or Disable Superfetch:

We are providing you two methods, both these methods served our purpose perfectly. Moreover, you can use these methods for both purposes.

Method 1: Disable from Services

This method is quick and easy rather than the other one. Follow the steps below to get your desired results.

Disable Superfetch

  • Hold Windows Key and press “R”.
  • Type “services.msc” -> “Enter“.
  • Find “Superfetch”.
  • Right-click “Superfetch“ -> “Properties“.
  • Click on the “Stop” button.
  • Click on “Startup type” -> Dropdown menu -> “Disabled“.

Method 2: from Registry.

  • Hold Windows Key and press “R”.
  • Type “regedit” -> “Enter“.
  • You’ll be in Registry menu, Expand the following Entries.
  3. Current
  4. Control
  5. Session 
  6. Memory
  7. Prefetch
  • Look for EnableSuperfetch -> Right Click -> Add “0” in Value data -> select OK.
  • Close Registry Editor.

That’s all.

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