Task Manager – Windows
Windows Task Manager is one of the best feature in Microsoft Windows. By using this, you may troubleshoot several problems in your windows PC. It includes current processing software’s, computer performance, app history, windows startup settings, services, etc. Windows task manager is an amazing tool to diagnose and resolve certain issues like computer freezing issues. Most of technical people use windows task manager to resolve so many problems. Even it will work on startup with certain commands, if your computer has startup problem or somehow windows does not start properly. However, for a normal computer user, it is very hard to get Windows task manger in such cases, I would say, several users don’t know how to find Windows Task Manager? Therefore, here we come with nine (9) different ways to open Task Manager in Windows. Follow the methods given below:
9 Different Ways to Open Task Manager Windows
Method 1: By Using Hotkeys, Ctrl + Alt + Delete
It does not matter that you are using a Laptop or Desktop. If you want to bring up Windows Task Manager, just use the key combination of Ctrl + Alt + Delete and you will get a screen to choose options, just select Windows Task Manager from the list.
Method 2: By Using Hotkeys Ctrl + Shift + Esc
This is the fastest way to open Windows Task Manager in any version of windows. Most of the techies use this method. Use Ctrl + Shift + Esc and see Task Manager on your screen.
Method 3: By Using Taskbar
This is another cool & easy trick to open Windows Task Manager. By just doing right-click on empty space on your Taskbar, you will see the options, just select Task Manager.
Method 4: By Using Power User Menu
On Windows 10, to open power user menu, press Win + X and you will see the power user menu options. Click on Task Manager to open.
Method 5: By Using Search Bar
To find search box; just click on “Start Menu”, once it appears just type “task manager”. It will automatically go to the search bar. Once you see the result on the top, just select “Task Manager”.
Method 6: By Using Run Dialog Box
To open “Run” dialog box, press Win + R from your keyboard. Once it appears, type “taskmgr” command and then click OK button to open.
Method 7: By Using Command Prompt
In case you are diagnosing or troubleshooting, your PC and you are in command prompt windows and want to open Windows Task Manager. Simply type “taskmgr” on command prompt and hit Enter button to launch Task Manager.
Method 8: By Using System32 folder
- Press Win + R from your keyboard to open “Run” dialog box. Now type C:\Windows\System32 and click on OK button to open.
- It will take you to the file explorer. Just scroll down, locate “Taskmgr”, and double click on it, to open Windows task manager.
Method 9: By Using File Explorer
Open “This PC” from your desktop screen. For Windows 10, if you do not see This PC icon on your screen, Click Here. Alternatively, press Win + E to open File Explorer. Type the command taskmgr in its address bar and then press the Enter key.
Note: Except Method 4, all above methods will work on Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 to open task manager.