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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Jul 2006

    CPU usage

    I have a VB6 app that does a lot of processing 'behind the scenes'. The app is running, whether the interface is active or not. The amount of time it takes to process is not important, so I am looking for a way to try restrict CPU usage by the app. This needs to be restricted, otherwise there will be major slowdowns at certain intervals which users will not enjoy. Ideas?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    San Diego
    What you are looking for is the WMI Job Object Provider. I believe it was new in Win2K. Here are some resources for you,

    WMI Job Object Provider

    CPU Throttling

    Good luck,
    Michael Sanchez
    Managing Technical Editor
    Forum Moderator

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