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Ho Do I Enable Prefetch for a Specific Program?

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    win 8.1

    Ho Do I Enable Prefetch for a Specific Program?

    How do i enable prefetch for a specific program? I got Chrome and would like to prefetch it so it loads faster at startup.

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    Bamberg Germany
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    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit

    You don't prefetch it(windows controls that), but you can set it as a startup program by:
    How To MakePrograms/Apps Run At Startup

    1. Make a shortcut on the desktop to the application you want to run at startup.
    2. Open Windows Explorer and type or paste the following in the address bar:
    Press “Enter” on the keyboard once you’ve copied and pasted it. This takes you to the directory holding every program that starts when Windows boots.
    3.Drag the shortcut from the desktop to the startup folder you just opened.
    You might see a couple of appshortcuts already placed in that startup folder. If you’d like to remove any of them, this is your chance to do it. Simply delete the shortcut and, under normal circumstances, that application will no longer start when your computer boots.

    Last edited by Cliff S; 26 Apr 2015 at 04:22. Reason: cleand up my text from copy & paste
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Ho Do I Enable Prefetch for a Specific Program?
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