What Is Task Manager on Windows 8?

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What is Task Manager on Windows 8? What can I do with Task Manager?

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Task Manager on Windows 8 is a system process (task) management tool. It allows you to see and manage:

1. Processes - Shows a complete list of processes resulted from running applications and background service jobs. You can click the "End task" button to terminate any processes.

2. Performance - Shows usage diagrams on CPU, memory and disks.

3. App history - Shows a list of applications that was used in the past with some history information.

4. Startup - Shows a list of all startup programs, which are automatically launched when you start your computer. This list includes both enabled and disabled startup programs. If a startup program is disabled, it will not be launched at the system startup time any more in the future.

5. Users - Shows a list of users that are currently logged on the system. You can click the "Disconnect" button to terminate any user sessions.

6. Details - Shows a complete list of processes resulted from running applications and background service jobs with more detailed information. You can click the "End task" button to terminate any processes.

7. Services - Shows a list of all services that are defined on the system. This list includes both running and stopped services. Note that multiple services could be hosted by a single shared process.

The following picture shows you an example of Task Manager performance screen on Windows 8:
Windows 8 Task Manager - Performance Tab

 

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