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Windows 11 Internals: Threads

by Pavel Yosifovich

This course will teach you about threads used to run code on multiple processors. You’ll see how threads are created, destroyed, and managed. In addition, you’ll learn how to use the Windows API to work with threads.

What you'll learn

Threads are the entities scheduled by the Windows kernel to execute code on processors. In this course, Windows 11 Internals: Threads, you’ll learn to create and manage threads to utilize the multiprocessor systems of today. You’ll understand how thread priorities and scheduling works. First, you’ll explore threads and their connection to processors. Next, you’ll discover how threads are scheduled to run on processors. Finally, you’ll learn how to use the Windows API to create and manage threads. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of Threads needed to understand and work efficiently with the Windows OS.

About the author

Pavel is a developer, trainer, author, and speaker. He's the co-author of "Windows Internals, 7th edition" (Part 1), "Windows 10 System Programming" (Parts 1 & 2), and "Windows Kernel Programming". He is also a Microsoft MVP.

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