Process Lasso

Process Lasso

Download Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
4.1
out of 56 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    5.1.0.38
  • Total Downloads:
    122,965
  • Date Added:
    Jan. 17, 2012
  • Price:
    Free; $19.95 to buy (Buy it now)
  • File Size:
    1.3MB
  • Downloads Last Week:
    47
  • Platform:
    Windows

Editors' Review

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Process Lasso is an interesting tool for speeding up your computer. By prioritizing its processes, this program helps improve an operating system's performance.

The program's interface is both helpful-looking, with a clean design and simple charts, and discouraging, with some highly technical command options. We were constantly spending time with and revisiting the program's Help file for instructions. The program's display clearly showcased all currently running processes and provided a suspected CPU usage chart--"suspected," because it didn't explain what any of the three bar charts represented. The visual aids were nice, but the program didn't shine until we explored the Operation Configurations. Here we were able to reorganize the priority of each process with a game-playing setting, an antisleep setting, a high-performance setting, and the ability to completely rearrange the priorities manually. Applications that normally were sluggish showed a notable speed difference when operating after Process Lasso did its thing. The program's strongest feature is its customizable view, which allows you to view specific elements of running processes, such as the amount of memory they're using, how long they've been open, and more. Though Process Lasso required diligent study of the Help file, it paid off in a speedier computer.

Process Lasso has a nag screen during its trial, and it also claims program access limits, but we didn't encounter any. It comes as a compressed file. This program was somewhat confusing at times, but it ultimately provided a useful service, and we recommend it.

 
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4 stars

"Useful program! It is always on and I refer to it often"

January 22, 2012  |  By DocSavage1940

 |  Version: Process Lasso 5.1.0.38

Pros

'out of the box' it made my computer useful again. I have skimmed through some of the configurable parts and resolved to learn more about Process Lasso, but left it alone so far.

Cons

The many options and settings are overwhelming and daunting for me so far. I have not yet tried to 'fiddle' with most of this program.

Summary

I use an old dual processor server machine and run Windows 7 and frequently stress the system with graphics programs and large uploads. Process Lasso cuts back on processes that are not immediately needed, giving memory and processor power to what I am doing right now. I am sold on this program and have recommended it to friends; I recommend it to you also.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 5.1.0.38
Version 5.1.0.38 added configuration password to start, stop core engine, shut down Process Lasso menu options, and fixed an an SEP compatibility issue where SEP would trigger tamper detection events repeatedly.
General
Publisher Bitsum
Publisher web site http://bitsum.com
Release Date January 17, 2012
Date Added January 17, 2012
Version 5.1.0.38
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory System Utilities
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows, Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000
Additional Requirements None
Download Information
File Size 1.3MB
File Name processlassosetup64.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 122,965
Downloads Last Week 47
Pricing
License Model Free
Limitations Some features disabled after 30 days
Price Free

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