Jump to content


 


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.


Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.

Photo

Task Manager Priority Settings


  • Please log in to reply
2 replies to this topic

#1 medab1

medab1

  • Members
  • 844 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:earth
  • Local time:08:22 PM

Posted 19 March 2006 - 05:29 PM

I set Internet Explorer to "High" priority in task manager.
It reverts to normal after closing it & reopening it.
While it is set on high it seems to react quicker.
With no apparent problems.
Maybe someone with more knowledge than I can comment on this.
See picture below.

Posted Image

I haven't tried "realtime" priority yet because I am afraid I will screw something up...
Any comments are welcome.

EDIT--

Ignore the CPU Usage number in the picture.
It hovers around 5% mostly...

Edited by medab1, 19 March 2006 - 05:31 PM.

Learn to take screenshots & add them to your posts. :thumbup2:

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/43088/how-to-capture-and-edit-a-screen-shot/#entry4532851

Learn to use Google Search.  :busy:

Make full system images to restore to if your computer goes bonkers.


BC AdBot (Login to Remove)

 


#2 Enthusiast

Enthusiast

  • Members
  • 5,898 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Location:Florida, USA
  • Local time:07:22 PM

Posted 19 March 2006 - 07:43 PM

If it's speed you are looking for try Firefox. (you can have both Firefox and IE)

Once you get it installed, click on tools then extensions and search for "Fasterfox". Install it, close Firefox and reopen it.

#3 usasma

usasma

    Still visually handicapped (avatar is memory developed by my Dad


  • BSOD Kernel Dump Expert
  • 25,091 posts
  • OFFLINE
  •  
  • Gender:Male
  • Location:Southeastern CT, USA
  • Local time:08:22 PM

Posted 20 March 2006 - 09:30 AM

The priority setting gives IE more access to system resources than "normal". This, in turn, will speed up IE. The drawback is that it takes away from other running processes (slowing them down).

As for "Real Time" - I haven't tried it either. But, just back your system up (just in case) and then give it a whirl - you might be pleasantly surprised (since this is a higher priority than "High")
My browser caused a flood of traffic, sio my IP address was banned. Hope to fix it soon. Will get back to posting as soon as Im able.

- John  (my website: http://www.carrona.org/ )**If you need a more detailed explanation, please ask for it. I have the Knack. **  If I haven't replied in 48 hours, please send me a message. My eye problems have recently increased and I'm having difficult reading posts. (23 Nov 2017)FYI - I am completely blind in the right eye and ~30% blind in the left eye.<p>If the eye problems get worse suddenly, I may not be able to respond.If that's the case and help is needed, please PM a staff member for assistance.




0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users