ProcessThread.PriorityLevel Property


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Gets or sets the priority level of the thread.

Namespace:   System.Diagnostics
Assembly:  System (in System.dll)

public ThreadPriorityLevel PriorityLevel { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: System.Diagnostics.ThreadPriorityLevel

One of the ThreadPriorityLevel values, specifying a range that bounds the thread's priority.

Exception Condition

The thread priority level information could not be retrieved.


The thread priority level could not be set.


The platform is Windows 98 or Windows Millennium Edition.


The process is on a remote computer.

The priority level is not a single value, but rather a range of values. The operating system computes the thread's base priority by using the process's PriorityClass to choose a value from the range specified in the PriorityLevel property.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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