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Author Topic: Recommended settings for ProcessTamer on software taking too much CPU  (Read 5641 times)

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Hopefully, we found the correct board.  We have the latest PT.  We recently purchased the Logitech Communications STX Web Cam.  We noticed it takes a great deal of CPU.  Any way to tame this fellow?

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Re: Recommended settings for ProcessTamer on software taking too much CPU
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2007, 03:00:31 PM »
well if there is a specific program taking so much cpu you can try:
1) going to Configuration of process tamer
2) click on the Processes tab, and find the process that is being evil.
(uncheck the hide <1% if you dont see it)
3) on the row of the process, in the Explicit Rule section, choose Force Low

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Re: Recommended settings for ProcessTamer on software taking too much CPU
« Reply #2 on: January 15, 2007, 06:30:14 AM »
Thanks for the "excellent" suggestion/recommendation.  I had a problem with blue screens; CPU shot-up to 100% and would stick there.  The situation was as follows:  Purchased QuickCam Communicate STX.  We have Windows Media Player Version 11.  Both take their high share of CPU when using.  So, with QuickCam in recording mode, and WMP 11 viewing video, this "together" was the culprit.  I have placed both the QuickCam and the WMP 11 on Force Low.  No more 100% CPU...no more blue screens.

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Re: Recommended settings for ProcessTamer on software taking too much CPU
« Reply #3 on: January 16, 2007, 02:58:12 AM »
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