Windows 7 Forums
Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.



Windows 7: Set affinity in task mgr as default

01 Dec 2009   #1

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 
Set affinity in task mgr as default

I run a screen magnifier/reader that I want to use both my cpu's but at the moment it is set to only use one.I can change it manually to two but it reverts back to one after reboot.

I do that in task manager.

How can I change it to both cpu's as default?

My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

01 Dec 2009   #2

Win 8 Release candidate 8400
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Newt View Post
I run a screen magnifier/reader that I want to use both my cpu's but at the moment it is set to only use one.I can change it manually to two but it reverts back to one after reboot.

I do that in task manager.

How can I change it to both cpu's as default?
Hi newt and welcome

Unfortunately that is written into to the magnfier app. you can force it to use both but those change cant stick. Magnifier app isnt going to run any faster using both cpus than it does one one. Why do you need to ?

edit: unfortunately not all apps are written for mutli threading


Ken J+
My System SpecsSystem Spec
01 Dec 2009   #3

Windows 7 x64 (SP1)
 
 

Uhhh...all processes you start have no Affinity (which CPU it uses) set. It is setup to use all processors. There is no reason to change this...


Attached Images
 
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.


01 Dec 2009   #4

Windows 7 Home Premium 64 bit
 
 

Mine is set to use one cpu for the mag. program.I want to use two because the font can deteriorate over time,gets jagged not sharp and bold,I have to shut off the mag. program and restart it to get clean fonts,can be as often as twice an hour.

I thought that maybe having it use the two cpu's that it might help.I was just experimenting,looking for a fix.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 Set affinity in task mgr as default





Thread Tools




Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:40 PM.
Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App
  

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33