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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.
Anybody have any ideas to change the priority?

Anon
Wednesday, June 30, 2004

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.

r1ch
Wednesday, June 30, 2004

Maybe it'd help if I linked the article... http://www.microsoft.com/msj/0398/win320398.aspx

r1ch
Wednesday, June 30, 2004

use the man page

hoser
Wednesday, June 30, 2004

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