Function Reference


ProcessSetPriority

Changes the priority of a process.

ProcessSetPriority ( "process", priority )

Parameters

process The name or PID of the process to check.
priority A flag which determines what priority to set
    $PROCESS_LOW (0) = Idle/Low
    $PROCESS_BELOWNORMAL (1) = Below Normal
    $PROCESS_NORMAL (2) = Normal
    $PROCESS_ABOVENORMAL (3) = Above Normal
    $PROCESS_HIGH (4) = High
    $PROCESS_REALTIME (5) = Realtime (Use with caution, may make the system unstable)

Constants are define in "AutoItConstants.au3".

Return Value

Success: 1.
Failure: 0 and sets the @error flag to non-zero.
@error: 1.
2 if attempting to use an unsupported priority class.

Related

ProcessList

Example

Example()

Func Example()
    ; Run Notepad
    Run("notepad.exe")

    ; Wait 10 seconds for the Notepad window to appear.
    Local $hWnd = WinWait("[CLASS:Notepad]", "", 10)

    ; Set the priority of the Notepad process to "Idle/Low".
    ProcessSetPriority("notepad.exe", 0)

    ; Wait for 2 seconds.
    Sleep(2000)

    ; Close the Notepad window using the handle returned by WinWait.
    WinClose($hWnd)
EndFunc   ;==>Example