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Windows NT operating systems, the System Idle Process contains one or more kernel threads which run when no other runnable thread can be scheduled on a CPU. For example, there may be no runnable thread in the system, or all runnable threads are already running on a different CPU. In a multiprocessor system, there is one idle thread associated with each CPU.

The original purpose of the idle process and its threads was to eliminate what would otherwise be a special case in the scheduler. Without the idle threads, there could be cases when no threads were runnable, or "Ready" in terms of Windows scheduling states. Since the idle threads are always in a Ready state (if not already Running), this can never happen. Thus whenever the scheduler is called due to the current thread leaving the CPU, it can always find another thread to run on that CPU, even if it is only the CPU's idle thread. [cit. wikipedia]
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