SuperFetch Not Running

Using Windows operating system has its "perks."  These perks come in various shapes and sizes including, but not limited to, trojan, virus, malicous code from non-reputable (and reputable) software makers.  Sometimes, just a matter of removing an unwanted software can trigger a chain of unpleasant events that may send users to the other side of sanity, i.e. removal of an anti-virus software.  The sad part is: we have to use Windows to run certain applications that we can't live without; specifically, Adobe Dreamweaver is one of those worthwhile applications.

Okay, enough of the rambling!  So your computer is ill and the diagnostic was "SuperFetch not running."  This article will show you how to re-start SuperFetch.

Click on the Start button, type services.msc at the Start search bar.  A Services window will open, scroll down the list to SuperFetch and Start the service if service status indicates that it has stopped.  Also, make sure that the Startup Type is set to Automatic before you save and exit Services window.

So what is SuperFetch? In a nutshell, Superfetch has to do with your system performance that pre-loads applications (sort of like system cache) into memory in order to reduce these applications' load times.  Thus you can control or reduce the number of applications at start-up in order to improve the system's boot time.  Sometimes, one of the many enabled services at start-up is corrupted, which may significantly lengthen the system's boot time.  In this case, you must identify the root cause of the problem or isolate the service(s) in question to debug it; this article will show you how to do just that.

2 comments:

horacio said...

I DID IT BUT IT SAYS WINDOWS COULD NOT START THE SUPERFETCH SERVICE ON LOCAL COMPUTER ERROR 2 THE SYSTEM CAN NOT FIND THE FILE SPECIFY

WHAT DO DO NOW

DM said...

@horacio. You can always do a search for a specific error message like the one you have. Here's the link to one of the forums that addresses the error message you are seeing, http://goo.gl/xQPcg. Good Luck!

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