How do I open the Task Manager?
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Task Manager is a service that allowsView applications, processes, and services that run on your computer. In addition, the controller provides an opportunity to assess the performance of the system, network statistics and view current users. The task manager is the most important element of the system, which every user should be able to work with. In this article, I'll show you how to open the task manager for Windows (Windows).
In the Windows system there is a special "hot"a combination of keys that allows you to quickly launch the task manager, namely - "Ctrl + Shift + Esc". Immediately after pressing the combination, you will see the dispatcher window.
Run from the control panel
If you forget the "hot" combination, you can use the ability to start the dispatcher from the control panel:
- Open the "Start" menu, then "Control Panel".
- In the control panel menu, find the "System" section and click the "View running processes in Task Manager" link.
Running with Search
If you forget the "hot" combination, and do not remember the path through the control panel, you can use the search.
Activate the Start menu, enter the words "Task Manager" in the line "Find programs and files" and wait for the system to complete the search. Will only click on the link found.
Why do I need a task manager?
The task manager supports a lot of options, but the most popular function for which users use it is to close the hung program.
If some program stops respondingqueries, invoke the task manager in one of the ways described above, open the application tab and in the "Status" column view the status of the hung program. Most likely, you will see the inscription "Not responding". In this case, right-click on the application name and select "Remove task" in the drop-down menu - the program will be closed by the system and the hang will be fixed.
Additionally you can read the article How to enable the task manager.