30 May 2021 Windows Robert Muehsig

The headline is obviously a big lie, because I followed this twitter conversation last year, but it’s still interesting to me and I wanted to write it somewhere down.

Starting point was that Bruce Dawson (Google programmer) noticed, that building Chrome on Windows is slow for various reasons:

Trentent Tye told him to disable the “filter driver”:

If you have never heard of a “filter driver” (like me :)), you might want to take a look here.

To see the loaded filter driver on your machine try out this: Run fltmc (fltmc.exe) as admin.



This makes more or less sense to me. I’m not really sure what to do with that information, but it’s cool (nerd cool, but anyway :)).

Written by Robert Muehsig

Software Developer - from Dresden, Germany, now living & working in Switzerland. Microsoft MVP & Web Geek.
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