"Superfetch - SysMain.dll" Service on Windows 7

Q

What is "Superfetch" in my Windows 7 service list? And how is "Superfetch" service related to SysMain.dll?

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A

"Superfetch" is a Windows 7 service that "Maintains and improves system performance over time." "Superfetch" service is provided by SysMain.dll DLL file.

Detailed information on "Superfetch" service:

Service name: SysMain
Display name: Superfetch
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Start type: Manual
Service status: Stopped
Dependencies:
   File Information FS MiniFilter
   Remote Procedure Call (RPC)

"Superfetch" service is provided by a DLL file called: SysMain.dll:

Name: SysMain.dll
Location: C:\Windows\System32\SysMain.dll
Description: Superfetch Service Host
File version: 6.1.7601.17514
Size: 1.10 MB (1,159,168 bytes)
Modified: Saturday, November 20, 2010, 7:21:27 AM

Disabling "Superfetch" service should not cause any issues when running Windows 7 system.

 

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