What is PF file?
A .PF file extension is a Windows Prefetch file. It is also known as the Prefetch Cache. This file is created by the Windows Prefetch service, which treats all changes to system files as dynamic changes. The Windows Prefetch Service creates these files to pre-load them into memory so that they might be used by applications instead of being loaded into RAM at later time. The user should have no control over whether these files are created or not, so it's important for users to understand what this file does and how it works. A file with the extension .PF usually resides in the following folders:
PF Format details
|Windows Prefetch Format
Software, that convert PF files
The easiest way to convert a PF file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle PF files. Open your PF file with one of them and save in another file format.
- Microsoft Windows 8
- Microsoft Windows Vista
- Microsoft Windows 7
- Microsoft Windows XP Professional