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Windows® Internals, Sixth Edition, Part 1 by David A. Solomon Mark E. Russinovich and Alex Ionescu

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Conclusion

In this chapter, we examined the structure of processes and threads and jobs, saw how they are created, and looked at how Windows decides which threads should run and for how long, and on which processor or processors.

In the next chapter, we’ll look at a part of the system that sometimes receives more attention than anything else: the Windows security reference monitor.

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