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What is Superfetch and how it will be closed

If you are using Windows 10, the Windows operating system automatically turns Superfetch off or on according to the speed of the current hardware. You do not have to deal with it. If you like control, you can turn off Superfetch by following the steps below.

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Problems refreshing icons on desktop and system tray (Solution)

I have come across a problem with a few customers, at least a couple of machines, with the problem of not refreshing the System Tray ( right next to the clock wlEmoticon-winkingsmile.png ) and the desktop icons.

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You can simply solve this problem by following the steps below.
Lets start,

To refresh system tray icons;

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Local Settings\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\TrayNotify

find and delete IconStreams ve PastIconStream variables on the right pane,

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Ctrl-Alt-Delete and open Task Manager, select explorer.exe under Processes and Finish Process.

Click Applications, select New Task, type explorer.exe and press Enter.

To refresh the desktop icons;

C:\Users\<user name>\AppData\Local
go to folder, delete the hidden IconCache.db file, and then restart the computer.

Enjoy.