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I found myself accidentally starting two large uploads, and since they are single BLOBs, I cannot easily stop/start them, potentially loosing much time. However, I prefer one of those processes to get the priority and give it, say, 80% of the available bandwidth.

With most file sharing tools it's relatively easy to limit or broaden the bandwidth. Is it also possible to do so for a running process? This is on Windows 7, but would equally be helpful on Windows 2008.

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I would take a look at the program Net Limiter, or search for programs similar.

Here is a link to Net Limiter.


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I don't believe there is a way to set it by percentage, but you can definitely increase a specific process by using the built in tool with Task Manager. Here is another post that details the actual steps.


From post:

Open task manager.

Go to the processes tab.

Right click on the program.

Go to the Priorities Sub Menu

Select a higher priority

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No. –  HopelessN00b Jan 9 '13 at 16:26
This is priority of process and defines how much CPU it gets assigned, not priority to access other resources, like network. –  Abel Jan 9 '13 at 17:02

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