Windows 7 by default runs all the processes running on the system with same priority, which means that all processes are equally important when it comes to the allocation of resources by the system.
We sometimes we use applications that require more resources, so it may be prioritize special needs depending on our needs.
How to assign priorities to the processes in Windows 7
Launch the Task Manager by pressing CTRL + SHIFT + ESC from Keyboard.
On the Processes tab, right click on the application you want to change the priority (it usually have the same name that of the program) :
You will get the options like the screenshot above:
- Above Normal
- Below Normal
Select the option you want to set priority to. You will get a security prompt. Accept it. Windows will show you a notification that the priority has been changed.