The W10 task manager is a tool that you should always have on hand because it will help you resolve internal conflicts on your computer and that are generated by the services of the operating system and by other elements.
For this reason, know how this native W10 feature works it is necessary for you to save time when you are on your PC. In the following paragraphs you will find this information.
Further, you will be able to learn about the sections that the task manager has and what each one is for. Finally, we will explain how to access this tool by different methods.
What is the Windows 10 Task Manager and what is this tool for?
The Windows 10 task manager is a tool native to this operating system and is used to know the performance of the computer. In this way you can know which are the programs and services that collapse the performance of your CPU and RAM, among other variables. This function is also used W10 to force stop processes and close programs that do not respond correctly. Finally, you can also close sessions of users who have access to the computer.
What are all the sections of the Windows 10 task manager?
The Windows 10 task manager has the following sections:
In this section you will see the applications that you have open and the processes that are running in the background. You will also know the operating system processes that are used for its correct operation. You will be able to analyze the percentage of occupation of the CPU, of the RAM, of the disk, of the net and from GPU. In addition, you can find information on energy consumption and the trend of each of the elements you will find in this section.
This section of the task manager is used to know the use of different elements that the computer has. Among the most prominent is memory, CPU and the network of WIFI. You may well find information from memory cache, the active time of the computer, the number of processes and identifiers. Another type of information that you will find in this section is that referred to the internet connection speed, the logical processors Yet the enable or not virtual machines.
You will be able to know a list ordered alphabetically with the use of all the applications you had on your computer. You will have the possibility to analyze the time of CPU, the amount of network activity, the metered network connection, and the total MB that you used for their updates.
Every time you turn on the computer, different applications that do not belong to the operating system run. If you want enable or disable some of them can be done from this section.
You will be able to find a list with all the users who have access to the computer, discriminated by the percentage of use of the CPU, of the memory RAM and from disk, Inter alia. You want to disconnect any of them and accounts with administrator permission can be done from this part of the task manager.
In this section you will find information about IDs of processes that are running or suspended. Which will be separated by username, you will be able to see if there is the possibility of virtualization in each of them. In addition, you will find an analysis about the total number of cores used by the processor and the amount of physical memory used by the process that cannot be used by others.
This section is used to open, stop and enable all services that belong to the operating system and that allow its correct operation. It is very useful for stopping peripheral related services whenever they get stuck.
Learn step by step how to access the W10 task manager
There are different ways to access the Windows 10 task manager. The most common is the key combination Ctrl + Alt + Del or also Ctrl + Shift + Esc, but these are not all, since you can also do right click on taskbar and choose the option Task Manager.
If you want to know other methods, you can choose the one you like the most from the following list:
- In turn, if you write after pressing the button Start (or write directly on the search bar located next to it) task manager, you will be able to access the application directly.
- You can also do it through File Browser. For this you will have to go to the option This computer, Windows (C), ProgramData, Microsoft, Windows, Start Menu, Programs and finally click on Windows system.
- If you prefer, you can access the Windows 10 task manager from the Command Prompt. For this you will have to write cmd in the search field and then enter taskmgr.
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