Performance for Applications in Windows 2012 / 2012 R2
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.
- In the Start screen enter performance, change the search scope to Settings and click the Adjust the appearance and performance of Windows icon.
- 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.
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