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Offline lcass
« Posted 2014-12-10 18:05:39 »

So I just had a really odd thing happen , I started using my computer and it was lagging horrendously , disk usage at 100% so I checked online and found that superfetch can sometimes do this , so I stopped the process sure enough that was the cause . Just two things what is superfetch used for and well is it important if I keep it off and how do I fix it.
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« Reply #1 - Posted 2014-12-10 19:24:22 »

one of the things which i disable first after install. it's crap. .. ment to boost boot-time. look for the "superfetch" service.

also, when you run windows on a SSD, superfetch will rather use up and destroy your HD (since it's reading and writing all the time)

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Offline GreenLantern101
« Reply #2 - Posted 2014-12-27 17:58:21 »

Delete your windows registry keys for good measure.
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Offline lcass
« Reply #3 - Posted 2014-12-30 13:58:11 »

I honestly dont know what was actually causing it , I think windows became corrupted in some area because any time I tried to save anything it just used up all the disk and crashed so I updated windows and nothing like it since.
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« Reply #4 - Posted 2014-12-30 18:21:30 »

you mean there are bugs in windows ?? :O
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« Reply #5 - Posted 2014-12-30 18:53:13 »

you mean there are bugs in windows ?? :O

There can be bugs in any software. If there weren't any bugs in Windows, there wouldn't be any viruses, for example.

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« Reply #6 - Posted 2014-12-30 18:54:00 »

I think you missed the joke.
Offline lcass
« Reply #7 - Posted 2014-12-30 19:21:18 »

(insert windows vacuum cleaner being the only windows product not to suck image here) , Zero day exploits you got to love them!
Offline MrPizzaCake

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« Reply #8 - Posted 2014-12-30 19:23:15 »

I think you missed the joke.

I didn't even know there was a joke, so, yes. (I don't have a good sense of humor)

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EDIT 2: This is really off-topic.

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« Reply #9 - Posted 2014-12-30 22:28:20 »

sorry, that was sarcastic. Wink
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« Reply #10 - Posted 2014-12-30 23:22:56 »

sorry, that was sarcastic. Wink

Oh. It's really hard for me to recognize sarcasm. Especially on the Internet.

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Offline lcass
« Reply #11 - Posted 2014-12-30 23:40:26 »

sorry, that was sarcastic. Wink

Oh. It's really hard for me to recognize sarcasm. Especially on the Internet.
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« Reply #12 - Posted 2014-12-30 23:45:33 »

That wasn't sarcasm Smiley It is indeed sometimes difficult to recognize sarcasm on the Internet. Most of the time when people say really unintelligent things it is sarcasm though, but there are of course cases where people really are that ignorant, so it's not always black and white.

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« Reply #13 - Posted 2014-12-30 23:50:08 »

Quote from: George Carlin
Think of how stupid the average person is, and realize half of them are stupider than that!

(Then put yourself on the upper half by realizing that's not how averages work, but instead medians  persecutioncomplex)
Offline theagentd
« Reply #14 - Posted 2014-12-31 03:42:01 »

Superfetch is a function which analyzes your file usage and prefetches the files you most commonly use into RAM when Windows is started. The idea is that it trades some time when the computer is booted up to get better average performance over time. Like you guys, I also found my computer completely unusable for a good 2-3 minutes after booting up and the Resource Monitor showed System reading a shitload of random files, so I disabled it since I have an SSD cache and the gains weren't worth the lag. The fact that I turn off my computer every night simply made the cost much higher than the benefit.

also, when you run windows on a SSD, superfetch will rather use up and destroy your HD (since it's reading and writing all the time)
Pretty sure this isn't true, since it doesn't write anything. Besides, SSDs can be written to so many times that you're very unlikely to wear them out in less than 5 years, at which point newer 4x faster and bigger SSDs are available for the same price. I'm using a Kingston SSD as a cache drive for my 4TB mechanical harddrive, and my programs estimate that at the current rate the SSD is written to it will remain within specifications until 2022, and it's been in use for almost 2 years now. This is just a 120GB SSD as well, so a 250GB SSD will have twice as many writes as mine, a 500GB SSD 4x as many writes, etc...

TL;DR: stop worrying and enjoy the performance. You're staring at a cake and refusing to eat it because if you eat it at a normal pace you may run out of it in 8 years.

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