JSI Tip 6803. Configure the Windows XP and Windows Server 2003 Prefetcher.

In tip 4887, we disabled (and re-enabled) the pre-fetch to troubleshoot Windows and application start up issues.

The allowable values for the EnablePrefetcher Value Name, a REG_DWORD data type, at
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\PrefetchParameters, are:

 

    Data Value         M E A N I N G
    0     Disabled.
    1     Application launch pre-fetch.
    2     Boot pre-fetch.
    3     Both Application launch and Boot pre-fetch.    


NOTE: You must restart your computer for these settings to take effect.


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