How to Disable SuperFetch/SysMain in Windows 10 Version 1809
Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) is finally here, at least for some lucky fellows, as Microsoft still hasn’t resumed the rollout following the discovery of the data removal bug.
However, there are users who managed to install it in the first days of availability before the update was pulled, and sooner or later, everyone will get it too – a fix for that critical bug has already been developed, and it’s now being tested with help from Windows insiders.
Just like the previous Windows versions, the October 2018 Update comes with a service supposed to speed up app launching by monitoring your usage patterns.
Previously, this feature was known as SuperFetch, but in the new OS version, Microsoft has picked a different name that makes a bit more sense given its purpose.
Opinions on whether SuperFetch should be disabled or not are still mixed right now, and while some believe this could lead to a substantial performance boost on PCs, others believe otherwise… (read more)