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Set program priority Permanently

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    Set program priority Permanently


    Hi all!!

    Wanted to find out if it is possible to set program priority permanently in w8?

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Go into more detail please.
    A lot more detail.
    Your question is way too vague.
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    Quote Originally Posted by djdrugs View Post
    Wanted to find out if it is possible to set program priority permanently in w8?
    This thread here on the forums may have your answer - read the whole thing: CPU Priority Shortcut for a Program - Create in Windows


    Post-post addendum: This page has registry keys/values shown to change the default priority of a program (example used is "cmd.exe"); this might work for you though I certainly have not tried it out - near the middle of the page:

    How To Persist CPU and IO Priority For A Process
    Last edited by brokensoftware; 23 Aug 2015 at 07:30.
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    thank you

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    Harrisonburg, Va.
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    Windows 8.1.1 Pro with Media Center


    Quote Originally Posted by djdrugs View Post
    thank you

    D
    Did you get it done ?
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