Although the Windows Server 2003 operating systems are self-tuning, there are a few settings you might want to modify to maximize the performance of a server. To adjust the way Windows Server 2003 optimizes its processor utilization, memory, and page file settings, use the following procedure:
Open Computer Management, connect to the desired server, right-click Computer Management, and choose Properties from the shortcut menu. Alternatively, open the System tool in Control Panel (this is the only way to change visual performance settings).
Click the Advanced tab, and then click Settings in the Performance section.
Click the Advanced tab, and in the Processor Scheduling section (shown in Figure 7-16), make ...