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Task Manager Priority Settings

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#1 medab1


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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.

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


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

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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.

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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")
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