How To Speed Up Your Windows 7 Startup using Boot-Only fetching

If you are running many programs at startup, then boot up the system will spend a considerable amount of time. To expedite this process, you can use Boot-only fetching system that aims to focus on the boot process, and ignoring the run of the application process.

Windows 7
Windows 7

Follow the steps below.

  1. Click the Start button, and type regedit in the column Search All Programs and Files.
  2. Regedit Menu
    Regedit Menu
  3. Navigate the cursor to the following key: HKLM \ SYSTEM \ CurrentControlSet \ Control \ SessionManager \ MemoryManagement \ Prefetch Parameters.
  4. In the right pane, right-click, and select Modify on the value EnablePrefetcher.
  5. Modify at value EnablePrefetcher
  6. Change the value data to 2, and click the OK button. If you later want to change
  7. Change into 2
    Change into 2
  8. settings of the original, you simply return the value of the data value to 3.
  9. Close the registry editor, and restart your computer.

Hopefully the process of booting up your system to be faster today.


  1. Great tutorial. I did not know that Windows focusses on two processes at once. This fetcher tool has signifcantly increased the spead. Thanks.

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