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How to automatically reduce the priority of gluttonous programs?

With simultaneous work with numerous applications, one often has to face one unpleasant feature, at what time some resource-intensive programs also strive to take away a tasty piece of processor time in the operating system, paralyzing the execution of other processes.

Of course, it is allowed to use the Windows Task Manager to also lower the priority of the "gluttonous" process. It would seem that everything is trivial, but sometimes even getting to the rescue dispatcher is not so simple, especially under conditions when the processor gave the soul also a soul to some Stakhanov program. In this situation, after a long, also tedious waiting for the Task Manager window to "revive," the hand is already involuntarily reaching for the Reset button ...

So, how well is it allowed to automate the task of forcing the priority of "greedy" programs, without waiting for manual intervention? The objection is simple, like all ingenious ones - use the Process Tamer utility .

Processor "designed for installation in Windows 2000 / XP also occupies 1.4 MB in the distribution.The program does not solicit any capital, but anyone can contribute to the development of this project.

At loading Process Tamer it is scrupulously rolled up in a system tray also vigilantly watches for every process started. In the event that any application goes beyond what is allowed, the utility automatically changes its priority or operates according to the established rules. The latter, to the place, is allowed to be configured for every program on the computer.

Process Tamer parameters allow you to specify the critical edges of CPU usage, as well as the time interval after which the "Tamer" will become quiet or "hack off" the raging process.

In addition to the flattering features, it is allowed to include support for the Drag-and-drop function (which greatly simplifies the configuration of the utility), the ability to autoload the log file also with a detailed report on the work of the program, but there is also a mechanism for balloon tips. In general, install, configure, and use.