Increase scheduling priority

Computer Configuration\Windows Settings\Security Settings\Local Policies\User Rights Assignment


Determines which accounts can use a process with write property access to another process to increase the execution priority assigned to the other process. A user with this privilege can change the scheduling priority of a process through the Task Manager user interface.

This user right is defined in the Default Domain Controller Group Policy object (GPO) and in the local security policy of workstations and servers.

The default groups that have this right on each platform are:

  • Workstations and Servers
    • Administrators
  • Domain Controllers
    • Administrators