Supporting Systems That Have More Than 64 Processors
Information for software developers about changes that some software requires to support more than 64 processors on the 64-bit versions of Windows 7.
File name: MoreThan64proc.docx
Microsoft Word file
The 64-bit versions of Windows 7 support more than 64 logical processors on a single machine. This paper provides information about the changes that some applications and drivers that run on Windows require to support this expanded number of processors.
- Architectural Overview
- Group Creation
- Group, Process, and Thread Affinity
- System Thread Pool
- New and Changed Types and Macros
- Application Modifications
- Kernel-mode Driver Modifications