How to Choose Which Core the Application Will Run On for Windows

Do you have a Dual-Core CPU in your PC? If you don't have a Dual Core CPU, or Windows, this is no place for you. This is how to choose which core the selected App is going to run on.

Steps

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    Open Task Manager by pressing this combination of buttons: CTRL+ALT+DEL Just don't add the "+'s".
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    Press the Processes tab.
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    Choose an application.
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    Right click it.
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    Press Set Affinity.
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    Choose which CPU core it's going run on. If you got a CPU with more then just 2 Cores, you can choose between + 2 Cores.
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Tips

  • It's recommended that you allow that the Application can run on both cores.

Warnings

  • Do NOT put all Apps running on your PC on one Core.
  • Too many applications on one CPU Core is not good for your computer.

Things You'll Need

  • a Computer
  • a Dual-Core CPU (AMD: AMD Athlon/Semipro X2, AMD Phenom, and Intel: Core 2 Duo/Quad/Extreme)

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Categories: Hardware