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Reactivate Dormant Processes in Windows7

I have a very computationally intensive program (which I wrote in python) and starting two days ago I ran 6 copies of it in parallel (using 6 Cygwin terminals on a Mac Book Pro running Windows7 in ...
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A process CPU usage doesn't change for different priority

I wrote an infinite loop in python to print No! in the output. while True: print("No!") When I execute it, I see its process (pythonw.exe) in Windows-Task-Manager that uses 60% of the CPU. I ...
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Windows 8.1 - how to set default network device?

My computer is refusing to use the preferred network connection, and chose the inferior network connection that is attached to a USB - ETH device all the time. I have already set the priority in ...
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Why doesn't prioritizing processes produce a speed improvement?

I have got 2 applications that are both using a lot of system resources. When I decrease the priority of one in Task Manager, while increasing the other, I don't notice any significant improvement in ...
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Decrease browser load time by increasing priority of unbound DNS in systemd

I believe to decrease the launch time of browsers after boot/starting the X servers increasing the priority unbound processes would help. I believe editing the unbound.service file would do this but ...
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getting todo.sh to sort due items first, then by priority

How can I get todo.sh to put items that are due: today first, then after that sort the normal way (A-Z priority then everything else)? There's this solution, but then you lose A-Z priority and have ...
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Internet lags for me, but not for my brother

Recently we had a new switch setup in our basement, plus my PC has the newest parts oldest dating 2012. When I play games that requires instant responding like Counter-Strike, League of Legends, FIFA ...
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Extra low priority processes in linux?

On Linux processes have "nice" values ranging from -20 to 19. I wish I could assign even lower priority like 100 so that "background work" will yield as much as possible to other process but still ...
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Network priority in OS when exceeding LAN capacity

I'm trying to develop an desktop application which requires realtime networking. Now I have some questions when many applications share one NIC and exceed the whole LAN capacity of the NIC in ...
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Nicing processes and unresponsive computers

I've a of process running on a machine. The machines are 6-core hyperthreaded for an effective total of 12 cores and the process takes 400% of the cpu so 4 cores. I niced the process to +19 for a ...
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Is there a way to prioritize internet traffic between computers on my network?

My household has four computers in it- not counting an iPod which uses Wifi and my smartphone. Is there a way I can prioritize my laptop for internet usage over the rest of the devices?
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Separate keys for separate “on-top” programs?

I've got a small application that runs in the corner of my screen. Can I keep it on top of my other applications without it interfering with them? And can I make it so that certain keys remain ...
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Driver priority during boot in Windows 8

I've Windows 8 installed on my laptop. It's pretty old, so old that it's touch-pad is not natively supported in Windows 8. Whenever I boot/restart it, all the applications and other less needed ...
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Changing Windows process priority via command line

I want to change Windows process priority via command line. How can I do that?
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Difference interface priority and metrics in windows

I would like to ask what exactly is the difference between the priority settings of network adapters in the advanced settings window of the adapter settings (adapters and bindings, like mentioned in ...
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Automatically starting a child process with 'High' priority?

My computer running Windows 7 is getting old, and Flash content stutters a bit too much. I am finding that elevating the priority of the plugin process helps a lot. I know of the /high switch to ...
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How do I set memory priority on my Windows 8?

Can I set memory usage priority in Windows8? I would like to give certain programs, specifically JavaW, priority access to available RAM.
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Pulseaudio high CPU usage

Is it normal that the pulseaudio process has sometimes a CPU usage of ~40%, even without playing audio? The process seems to run in realtime-priority, is that the cause of the problem? Update: I ...
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Quality of service in IPV6 [closed]

IPv6 was developed to solve some of the problems of IPv4, such as QoS. We know in IPV4 based on TOS values, a packet would be placed in a prioritized outgoing queue,or take a route with appropriate ...
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Is there a way to prioritize network speeds on networked applications?

Just as there is "high priority, normal priority etc" or "niceness" for cpu time, is there a way to do something like this for a network card/internet? For example If I am downloading a file from my ...
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Port Priority on TP-Link 8951nd Router

First of all i apologize for my bad english :D I have a TP-Link 8951nd ADSL Router witch connected to Xbox 360 Console and PC with ethernet port. i want to set priority to the ports so if xbox is ...
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How to change IRQ priorities on Ubuntu?

I'm trying to figure out how to change the IRQ priorities for devices on Ubuntu (the specific release I have is 11.10). I found this question and answer which says it can be done, but it appears to ...
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Change GPU priority of a process under Windows

Is it possible to change the GPU priority of a certain process under Windows 7 (and older versions if possible)? Changing the CPU priority doesn't seem to have any effect on the GPU usage. I have a ...
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Why I can decrease the process's priority by using nice() function with a typical user permission(except ROOT) in linux?

As I understand every user in linux can change the every process's priority by using nice and renice commands. Also I know that the all users just can increase the priority of processes and the only ...
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How to give the database server higher priority on network connection

I have a sybase database engine installed on a windows server 2008, there are shares also and active directory on the server, when the shares are accessed from many users at the same time the ...
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Can't change process priority in Windows 7

I need to use MATLAB in realtime, but when I go to the Task Manager and try to change it, it's giving me an error: Unable to set Realtime priority. The priority was set to High instead. I tried ...
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Let task explorer always run with realtime priority

I have replaced task manager by process explorer from sysinternals. I would like this to always run at realtime, so that I can easily get it open when my system is really slow. I have noticed that it ...
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Set process priority to High: Dangerous?

I have read that setting something to realtime is a big no-no, so I am not going to do that. But I do have an application that I need to make sure always has the highest priority on my system as it ...
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Is it possible to give the RDC server more CPU priority?

I use a Windows Server 2003 machine for some CPU-intensive tasks. I'm wondering, is there any way of giving the Remote Desktop Connection server more priority, so that it doesn't hang while the server ...
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Under linux, how do I find out if some specific thread is run with real-time priority?

I have a process (jackd) that runs several threads. One of the threads it runs should be in realtime, the others run on normal priorities. I'd like to check if it actually runs on realtime. What ...
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How to Change Application's Default Execution Priority

Is there a way to change an application's default execution priority in Windows XP? I've heard that an application's installer usually sets its priority, so I'm thinking that there must be a registry ...
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Dedicate IO priority to a process [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change I/O priority of a process or thread in Win7? On Windows (7 in this case) it's possible to dedicate CPU priority to a process to make it go faster. In most ...
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TCP port prioritizing on switch/router (QoS)

I have some HP ProCurve series Switch. There is a QoS option for prioritize traffic by TCP/UDP port. I set two ports: one with highest priority and another with lowest. Then I performed tests to ...
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Program broke after changing its process priority?

I just want to know how to recover from the changes that I made on a particular program which used to work just fine but after I changed it's priority from normal to high it's no longer working. To ...
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renice-ing Xorg for slow computers; will I expect an increase in responsiveness?

I love my netbook, but unfortunately it can struggle to perform under a heavy load. Changing windows, moving the mouse etc can have considerable lag. If I set the nice value on Xorg to default to ...
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How can I set network priority to give me faster download speed?

I have been trying for some time to torrent at school. They blocked almost every port apart from the necessary ones, (21 80 443 etc.) I finally figured out how to torrent, but with over 200 people ...
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Configuring systemd to allow daemon to set RT priority

I have a daemon that calls pthread_setschedparam() to set the thread priority. On a system using systemd (OpenSuse 12.1), this fails, because sched_setscheduler() returns EPERM. From what I ...
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Always run .exe with certain priority

I have an executable, say foo.exe. Because of a bug I need this executable to run at "low" priority at all times. The executable gets opened by another executable so replacing it with a batch file is ...
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What is the logic behind Linux nice values?

Wouldn't it be nice if nice values in Linux were switched: -20 = low priority +20 = high priority $ renice -p +5 # would get more CPU time and $ renice -p -5 # less Why was it selected to be ...
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How can I automatically change the priority of Javaw.exe when loading Minecraft?

I launch Minecraft.exe which invokes Javaw.exe. I wish for Javaw.exe to be running in High priority because Minecraft lags if not. I tried invoking Minecraft.exe with a high priority by doing this: ...
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On board Video Card vs PCIE 2.0 Video Card Priority..?

I'm making a build and have selected both a video card and Motherboard that I like and should be compatible. However, the motherboard has an ATI on board video card and the video card I selected is ...
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Improve priority of mplayer-pulseaudio-Xorg combination

I'm often having mplayer running on the side (e.g. watching television). However, this occasionally doesn't run too smoothly (granted, the CPU and GPU are also a bit weak). I've already running ...
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Making log message priority show up in syslog

I'm using Red Hat 6.0 on a testing server. My code contains syslog(pri,"(%u)%s",(unsigned int)getTid(),buf); The log message in syslog looks like (18597)DES=Recved confirmation of successful ...
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How can I force Windows 7 to give my LAN (wired) conection priority over my WiFi?

Given the choice between my LAN (wired) and my WiFi connections, my Windows 7 PC gives priority to the WiFi - how can I make it prioritize the LAN connection?
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How can I prioritise network bandwidth on a per application basis?

Is there a way in Linux to give a specific application more/less priority for network bandwidth? Something like how nice does for CPU priority. Context: I'm currently on a very low bandwidth ...
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Windows File Access Precedence

Is there a way to tell Windows to give certain programs higher priority for file system access? As an analogy, you can give a certain program higher CPU priority, so that you can keep using a certain ...
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Unix ps -l priority

Why does unix ps -l whows one number in column "PRI" but in same time ps -o pri shows another number? P.S. cpu and nice are zero for those processes
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In Windows-7 run command from batch file with reduced priority

I am starting a long, memory and CPU-intensive run. I know how to change the process priority manually from the task manager. Is there a way that I can run it at low priority from a .bat file, since ...
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How to permanently “renice” a process on Mac OS X (or iOS, etc)?

I use a nice (free) process manager called ATMonitor for Mac OS X that has a lot of cool hidden features, one of which is being able to click on a running process and set the "renice" from +20 (less ...
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avoid killing SSH in out-of-memory

When my server runs into out-of-memory, it usually kills several applications. How can i prevent from killing SSH? Because usually, when this out-of-memory error happens, my SSH is broken like this: ...