Maintains and improves system performance over time.
|Windows 8 edition||Windows 8||Windows 8.1||Windows 8.1 Update 1|
|Path:||%WinDir%\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted|
The Superfetch service runs as LocalSystem in a shared process of svchost.exe. Other services might run in the same process. If Superfetch fails to load or initialize, Windows 8 start up proceeds. No warning is displayed, but the error is recorded into the Event Log.
Superfetch won't start, if the following services are stopped or disabled:
1. Select your Windows 8 release and edition, and then click on the Download button below.
2. Save the RestoreSuperfetchWindows8.bat file to any folder on your hard drive.
3. Right-click the downloaded batch file and select Run as administrator.
4. Restart the computer.
Note. Make sure that the
sysmain.dll file exists in the
%WinDir%\system32 folder. If this file is missing you can try to restore it from your Windows 8 installation media.