Program running slow? Set its Affinity to use all processors

You can set a program that may use only one of your processors to use more than one.  How?  Open the Task Manager by right clicking on the taskbar. Next click on Details,  sort the programs and right click on your program.  Next select processor Affinity.   Select all of the processors you want.



When you reboot, any changes you made will return to the default.

What you can do in order to always have processor affinity when a program starts-

Write a script  more details on what number to use can be found at this article




About TCAT Shelbyville IT Department

The Tennessee College of Applied Technology - is one of 46 institutions in the Tennessee Board of Regents System, the seventh largest system of higher education in the nation. This system comprises six universities, fourteen community colleges, and twenty-six Applied Technology Colleges.
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