Setting Automatic Change Process Priorities
You can automatically update the priority class under which a process runs. This is useful for forcing lengthy, CPU-intensive tasks into the background on a machine where responsiveness of other processes is critical.
Available on Windows hosts only.
Fastpath: Connect to a Windows computer and go to
Remember: Once connected, you must be in Detailed Mode (Dashboard) to see remote management options.
- Click the Plus icon to create a new priority.
Result: The Automatic Priorities dialog box is displayed.
- Enter the name of the executable in the Process Name field.
- Choose the target priority class under Priority.
- Select one or more Processor Affinity boxes to force a process to execute on a specific processor (or processors).
- Click Add.
Article last updated: 27 September, 2022