UPDATED ON: April 11, 2012
Utility capable of managing Prefetch and Superfetch in Windows XP, Vista and 7.
TweakPrefetch allows the user to set separate parameters for Prefetch and Superfetch.
The available options are:
Moreover, “ Clear Prefetch” function is included: it will empty the Prefetch folder, forcing the operative system to rebuild fetch data (or not to create them at all if Prefetch has been disabled). Note: emptying the Windows/Prefetch folder is not recommended and will cause a temporary performance drop in applications startup time. I added this function to allow advanced users to reset Prefetch data in case it might be necessary.
If you notice that Windows won´t rebuild the “ Layout.ini” file after you have cleaned the Prefetch folder, or maybe you just want to update it to your latest startup configuration, you can force the process using the “ Rebuild Layout.ini” function in the “ Options” menu.
TweakPrefetch will also detect wrong parameters for Prefetch and Superfetch, and will let the user fix them with a single click.
Prefetching in Windows XP is better left at its default value for the 99% of the users. However, someone prefers to set it to “ Boot Only” , in order to benefit from fetching only at boot time.
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