Performance for Applications instead of Background Services

Windows Server is built to be used as a serving operating system. Therefore by default, priority is given to background services instead of Windows applications. To increase the responsiveness of applications, priority should be given to applications.

1. In the Start screen enter performance, change the search scope to Settings and click the Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows icon.
Performance settings in Start screen

2. In the Performance Options screen, switch to the Advanced tab, change the value of the Processor Scheduling section into Programs and click OK to save the settings.
Performance for Programs instead of Background Services

 

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  • Sourav Bagchi says:

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