Using Windows Task Manager

You might need to be logged on as an administrator or a member of the Administrators group in order to perform some tasks.

Windows Task Manager provides information about computer performance and displays details about programs and processes running on your computer. If you are connected to a network, you can also view network status and see at a glance how your network is functioning. Depending on your work environment and whether you share your computer with other users, you can view additional information about those users. Using Windows Task Manager, you can also end programs or processes, start programs, and view a dynamic display of your computer's performance.

Open Windows Task Manager


To open Windows Task Manager, right-click an empty space on the taskbar, and then click Task Manager.

For information about using Windows Task Manager, click the Help menu in Windows Task Manager.

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