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AnalogX CacheBooster supposedly works on Windows 7 and allows you to change the system file cache size.

I've found that it edits the C:\Windows\System.ini file with values like:


However, anything I find online about System.ini seems to be more from the Win95-era....

Does this actually do anything on Windows 7 (or even XP)?

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It could be there for backward compatibility. Old software may still look for it, so it's there. – Traveling Tech Guy May 23 '11 at 7:59
@Traveling: So CacheBooster is bogus? – Mehrdad May 23 '11 at 8:00
No, never said that. I meant the ini file is there for backward compatibility. CacheBooster may just be covering all bases in case its run on an older system. – Traveling Tech Guy May 23 '11 at 8:04
@Traveling: Oh so you mean it might be doing something else I'm not detecting? – Mehrdad May 23 '11 at 8:11
I'm sure it does. Probably writes to the registry, and may even touch other system files to achieve what it's promising to do. – Traveling Tech Guy May 23 '11 at 8:14

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