By Richard Rost 3 months ago
How to Adjust Access' Task Priority in Windows
In this Microsoft Access tutorial, I'm going to teach you how to optimize your database performance by adjusting task priority levels in Windows. Understanding task priority can make a significant difference in how quickly your queries run, forms load, or reports generate, especially when working with large and complex databases. But remember, with great power comes great responsibility and tweaking these settings can improve performance but can also lead to system instability if not done carefully.
Raj from Denver, Colorado (a Gold Member) asks: I've been building an Access database that involves a lot of mathematical calculations and it has been really slow. I've optimized my queries and made sure my tables are properly structured like you show in your classes, but some operations like running detailed reports still take ages to complete. Is there a way to speed things up without upgrading my hardware. Thanks!
Members will learn how to create a batch file to automatically run your database at whatever set priority you decide, so you don't have to manually change it every time you run Access.
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