The Prefetch or Network Prediction feature is available on Google Chrome cache pages linked to the web page you are currently on. With this feature, you will surf the web faster, but it eats up data in the background. For your information, it controls TCP, SSL pre-connection, and DNS prefetching.
In this risewindows article, we will guide you on enabling and disabling network prediction (prefetch or prefetching) on the Google Chrome browser by using Chrome Settings or Registry Editor on Windows 11/10.
How to Enable or Disable Network Prediction on Google Chrome Settings?
Do these steps to turn on or off the network prediction (prefetch) on Google Chrome Settings:-
Step 1. Open Google Chrome on PC or Mac.
Step 2. Pick the
Step 3. Pick the
Step 4. Next, pick
Step 5. Scroll down and enable or disable the toggle switch
You should be able to enable or disable Network Prediction or Prefetch on the Google Chrome browser by above steps.
How to Use Registry Editor to Turn On or Off Prefetch (Network Prediction) on Google Chrome on Windows 11 or 10?
Do these step to enable or disable Prefetch (Network Prediction) on Google Chrome on Windows 11 or 10 using Registry Editor:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor.
Step 2. Browse to the following path in the left sidebar of Registry Editor:-
Step 3. Right-click on the
Step 4. Name this new key as
Step 5. Right-click on the
Step 6. Name this key
Step 7. Right-click on the
Step 8. Name this REG_DWORD as
Step 9. Double-click on the
- 0 = Prefetch always enabled.
- 1 = Prefetch enabled on any network that is not cellular.
- 2 = Disable prefetch or Network Prediction.
Step 10. Press
Step 11. Restart your computer to apply the changes.
Thank you friends!!
Keep in touch friends!!
You guys are amazing; Keep reading, learning, and growing.