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5answers
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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 ...
1
vote
0answers
709 views

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 ...
4
votes
4answers
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What is Windows Priority and Affinity and what advatanges does it provide?

What exactly is Priority and Affinity (found within Task Manager) and what are they used for: In what situations should/could they be used and what advantages are found while customizing these ...
4
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1answer
6k views

Save processes priority settings?

Is there anyway to save the processes priority settings in Windows 7 instead of opening the task manager in every session and doing it manually?
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1answer
8k views

Can't change tasks to realtime priotity

I just want to change a running task's priority to realtime, but the taskmanager won't let me do it. If I try it, it'll just tell me that it can't change to realtime and then changes it to high ...