change windows system process priority
I am trying to change the priority for the mssearch.exe system process which controls the catalogs.I want it to increase it's resource utilization.I am logged in as admin in an XP machine.I have tried manually changing the priority, but it does not allow me.
Windows won't normally let you change the priority of a system process but you can bypass that using debug privileges. Download the source code from this MSJ article and build it, then use the resulting exe to run taskmgr. That instance of taskmgr will then be able to adjust the priority of (or even kill) system processes. If you can't build the code drop me a mail and I'll email it to you.
Maybe it'd help if I linked the article... http://www.microsoft.com/msj/0398/win320398.aspx
use the man page
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