So here we are again with some amazing stuff, In this article, I will tell you all about the WINDOWS 10 TASK MANAGER TRICKS YOU SHOULD KNOW. These tricks and tips are so amazing. It helps us to better monitor the processes programs and services running on your computer. so let’s start:-
Open task manager
Open the task manager, There are several ways to get there let’s go through a few of those right now.
- SOME WAYS TO OPEN WINDOWS 10 TASK MANAGER
- Right-click ON YOUR TASKBAR AND SELECT TASK MANAGER FROM THE LIST.
- GO TO THE POWER USER MENU WHICH IS SOMETIMES CALLED THE ALTERNATIVE START MENU. In the lower-left right-click the start button or you should use the shortcut key Windows key +X.
- Another method you should use is the keyboard shortcut CTRL+ ALT+DEL KEYS known as the three-finger salute. This will open the security screen where you can launch the task manager.
- The best fastest method is CTRL+ SHIFT + ESC will save you at least a couple of steps.
WINDOWS 10 TASK MANAGER TRICKS:-
Analyze Weight Chain
If you have an app or a program that is completely non-responsive you could select from the task manager and click on end task but this could result in losing your data. Before doing this it might be best to use the analyze weight chain features. It’ll show you if a process is waiting on another process causing the program to freeze, at the top let’s go to the details tab find the process in the list right-click on it and select analyze weight chain. You have to select the process and click on end process. This helps you to solve your problem with a frozen program without having to fully close that program
FIX UI ELEMENTS
If you find yourself having problems with the taskbar start menu file explorer or any other built-in user interface component instead of restarting your computer try this first to save some time. In the processes tab find windows explorer right-click on it and use restart. You will notice certain elements are no longer visible and when they come back they should be working properly.
SET LOGICAL PROCESSORS
Let’s now talk about the performance tab, This is where you can monitor your computer’s performance to avoid distractions. In the left pane, you can see the CPU memory, Ethernet, WI-FI, disks, and your GPU’S. Let’s go to CPU as most of you know computers these days have cores multiple to ensure that the processing load is being dispersed to all cores right-click in the graph area and change graph to logical processors. Now instead of seeing your overall CPU utilization now, you can see how each core is being utilized.
COPY PERFORMING DATA
If you ever need assistance diagnosing any issue with performance on the tech support forum. It might help to have a copy of your performance data just right-click anywhere on the window and select copy. Now just paste it wherever you need it.
OPEN RESOURCE MONITOR
If you ever want to nerd out at the bottom of this window click open resource monitor. You will find a ton of information including real-time data about your CPU, Memory disk, and network.
GRAPH SUMMARY VIEWS
If you want to continuously monitor your system performance you might prefer the summary view in the left sidebar right-click and choose the summary view. You will see a smaller box can also be moved to any place on your desktop. If you just want to see the current graph right click on anywhere on the right and select graph summary view.
SEARCH SUSPICIOUS PROCESS
If you ever see a process you don’t know that looks suspicious it’s easy to find out what it is. In the processes tab right-clicks on any process and in the list select search online, In your browser, It will launch a Bing search giving you details about that process.
ADD MORE COLUMNS
There may be time you need additional details about the process. You could add extra columns by right-clicking in the header area two columns that are especially useful include publisher and process Name. It will show you the executable name of the process if it doesn’t resemble the actual name of the process that might be cause for concern and if you see a publisher you don’t recognize you may need to do research to find out if they are legit.
CHANGE RESOURCE VALUES
In the memory disk and network columns you’ll see absolute values in megabytes and megabits. If you rather see a percentage that each process takes up right-click in any column go to resource values and you can change each of the three individually having these setup percentage might help to better locate any resource hogs on your system.
OPEN FILE LOCATION
If you ever find any difficulty finding the install location of any program this tip might be the most useful for some of you with the program running right click on the process and select the open file location. It is fast and easy.
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