Restricting cpu in Internet Explorer and and Google Chrome under Terminal services

A customer of ours is running thin client under Server 2012.  The server spec is Intel Xeon E5-2407 with 40gb of memory.  However due to their work being mostly browser based with a mixture of Internet Explorer and Google Chrome we are finding the cpu usage becoming very high, most of this time being taken up by the Chrome and IE processes.

I am therefore wondering is their a way of restricting the number of browser tabs under both Chrome and IE?  Alternatively is there a simple way of restricting the amount of cpu resources that IE and Chrome take during their running?

Thanks in advance.
hobbit82Asked:
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REITCommented:
There's a couple of ways to possibly limit CPU Usage.

We've use AppSense Performance Manager in the past and it has been good and ensuring a user cannot hog all the server resources. Look at other options like the below.

Windows System Resource Manager:

https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/hh997019.aspx
Patrick de GelderSupport engineerCommented:
- How many thin client do you have in your network showing this issue.
- Which version of explore/chrome do you use
- Do I understand it wel when you login on the client you are routed to windows 2012 environment
- Are there any other thirt part application installed
- Are there any restrictions configured
hobbit82Author Commented:
Hi Patrick,

There are 10 users on the server using thin client

Internet Explorer 11 and Google Chrome version 43.0.2357.134

Yes Windows Server 2012

There are no restrictions applied that I am aware of.

Kind regards.
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Patrick de GelderSupport engineerCommented:
There is no easy way to restrict the number of browser tabs with in internet explorer 11 but you can hid the functionallity:

This includes modifying the registry (please be carefull by doing i would advise to create a backup of the registry before doing)

Step 1 add the below registry key.

[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbars\Restrictions]
"NoCommandBar"=dword:00000001

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbars\Restrictions]
"NoCommandBar"=dword:00000001
 
Step 2 Modify internet explorer settings,

1  Goto Tools>Internet Options>Tabs
2  Deselect all the Tabbed Browsing options
3  Move down to the section: "When a new tab is opened, open:"
4  In the drop down menu select "Your first home page"
5  Click "OK" and then "Apply"

I'm not sure how to archive this in google chrome but you could have look at this URL

https://unclutterer.com/2010/11/03/use-a-browser-extension-to-limit-the-number-of-open-windows-and-tabs/ 

I hope this helps :-)
hobbit82Author Commented:
In the end a virus and malware check was run on the terminal server which turned up some issues within some of the users profiles which were cured and this seemed to solve the problem.  Thankyou all for your suggestions.

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hobbit82Author Commented:
The solution was found in-house  after further investigation
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