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Windows 7: Priority Level - Set for Applications and Processes

22 Mar 2013   #10

64-bit Windows 10 Pro

My System SpecsSystem Spec
21 Jun 2015   #11


Another option. For example for Chrome.exe application:

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\chrome.exe\PerfOptions]

1 Idle
2 Normal
3 High
4 RealTime (n.a.)
5 Below Normal
6 Above Normal

Cannot set RealTime with this value, only with Task Manager.
My System SpecsSystem Spec

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