SuperFetch

SuperFetch

A function in Windows, starting with Vista, that preloads files from the hard disk into memory in anticipation of the user's requirements. See ReadyBoost.
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If your computer's primary hard drive is a solid state drive (SSD), it Hill last longer if you disable the Disk Defragmenter and SuperFetch utilities, which are less germane to SSD drives.
eBoostr makes Windows run smoother and big applications load faster without requiring costly hardware or software upgrades by implementing an alternative solution to ReadyBoost and SuperFetch technologies introduced in Vista.
Microsoft SuperFetch utilizes the available free RAM to enhance Windows responsiveness and reduce load time for frequently used applications by pre-fetching and storing frequently accessed applications in the computer's fast memory instead of loading it from the slower hard disk.
Speed-wise, the R400 turns on from sleep mode in a Toshiba-quoted two seconds flat, plus this Vista product features Windows SuperFetch for improved PC responsiveness.
SuperFetch: This allows you to use USB 2.0 flash memory devices as a cache, boosting the memory available to Vista.
The list of Longhorn components is substantial, including Longhorn, Avalon, ClickOnce, Indigo, Superfetch, Whidbey, WinFS, WinFix, and Yukon.
A planned feature called ClickOne deploys applications without rebooting; data about an application's performance can be stored; and SuperFetch identifies and stores an application's requirements.