How to enable Prefetch on Win8 to run "Optimize by Prefetch Layout" with Auslogics Defrag Pro?

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  1. zmechys

    zmechys New Member

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    I had Auslogics Defrag Pro installed on my Windows 7 computer and was able to do Simple defrag, Free space optimization, and Optimize by Prefetch Layout without any issues. I installed Auslogics DefragPro on my new Windows 8 and tried to run Optimize by Prefetch Layout, but got a message that "Prefetch needs to be enable to perform optimization". I received an answer from Auslogics Support telling me to
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    "enable Prefetch by going to
    KEY: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Control\Session Manager\Memory Management\PrefetchParameters
    Name: EnablePrefetcher
    Type: REG_DWORD
    Value: 1
    After that we advice you to wait around 5 days."
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    I've changed the registry key but still unable to run Optimization by Prefetch Layout.

    I would be very grateful for any help.
     
  2. Joe S

    Joe S Excellent Member

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    If they have a forum you might find more help there it sounds like a software issue rather than a Windows issue.
    Joe
     
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    zmechys New Member

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    Thank you.
     

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