Let’s talk about the priority of Windows processes. In most cases, there is no need to think about c:\windows\system32\cmd.exe /c start /high /affinity 6 custom process priority settings, but sometimes a qualified system administrator can help a system to better allocate the processor time between running tasks. But time has shown that it is far from the case.
Now let’s see, what it actually looks like. In fact, there are 32 priority levels in Windows, from 0 to 31. As it has been mentioned above, you can view the process priority using Task Manager. Above normal and Below normal priorities first appeared in Windows 2000.
The following table shows process priorities, relative and current priorities of a thread. How to start a process with a non-standard priority or change it? The priorities are changes with your mouse and you cannot make it automatic. Starts a separate window to run a specified program or command. LOW Start application in the IDLE priority class.
NORMAL Start application in the NORMAL priority class. HIGH Start application in the HIGH priority class. REALTIME Start application in the REALTIME priority class. ABOVENORMAL Start application in the ABOVENORMAL priority class. BELOWNORMAL Start application in the BELOWNORMAL priority class. As shown above, Task Manager and START command are quite awkward in assigning priorities.
Let’s see how to do it more flexibly. What is to be done if there are several processes with the same name? Here is a short example of running wmic. I won’t give the example of running this command as the list of processes is too long. Do it yourself if you want to. You’ll get the list of processes run on your local computer. I have deliberately started several copies of cmd.
Now let’s try to select the necessary processes using WMI. The command string to start wmic. Think, try, select and manage your priorities to improve the performance of services and processes, together with the end user experience. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting. How to Restore Default Fonts in Windows 10 and 8. Why are MSU Windows Updates so Slow to Install?
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