Priority Property

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Gets or sets a value indicating the scheduling priority of a thread.

Namespace:  System.Threading
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Public Property Priority As ThreadPriority

Property Value

Type: System.Threading..::..ThreadPriority
One of the ThreadPriority values. The default value is Normal.

A thread can be assigned any one of the following priority values:

  • Highest

  • AboveNormal

  • Normal

  • BelowNormal

  • Lowest

Operating systems are not required to honor the priority of a thread.