"Superfetch - sysmain.dll" Service on Windows 8

Q

What is "Superfetch" in my Windows 8 service list? And how is "Superfetch" service related to sysmain.dll?

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A

"Superfetch" is a Windows 8 service that Maintains and improves system performance over time. "Superfetch" service is provided by sysmain.dll program file.

Detailed information on "Superfetch" service:

Service name: SysMain
Display name: Superfetch
Execution command: C:\Windows\system32\svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted
Dependencies: {rpcss, fileinfo}

"Superfetch" service is provided by a program called: sysmain.dll:

Name: sysmain.dll
Location: C:\Windows\system32\sysmain.dll
Description: Superfetch Service Host
File version: 6.2.9200.16384 (win8_rtm.120725-1247)
Size: 1332736 bytes
Modified: 5/4/2013 6:58:49 AM UTC

Disabling "Superfetch" service may cause issues when running Windows 8 system.

 

"svchost.exe -k LocalSystemNetworkRestricted" Services on Windows 8

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