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Launch programs with background CPU and I/O priority.

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  • Specify I/O priority from a command prompt or shortcut

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This project is BSD-licensed open source. The source code and an example project are hosted on BitBucket. Any issues with the code as well as suggestions, bugs, and patches can be discussed on the repository page.

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add parameter for CPU priority
Like -io but -p|priority for full launch configurability.
Posted 1 Jan 2011, 2:28 am

honor -io parameter
Info message says it supports several I/O priorities when it actually ignores user input and uses background priority regardless.
Posted 1 Jan 2011, 2:26 am

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