5 Ways to Open Task Manager in Windows 10

Task Manager is where all the running apps listed in a row. From here, you can manage your tasks, see and close running apps instantly. It comes more useful when a software application stuck or freezes unwantedly and most important you can track down startup apps or any misbehavior apps running in the background. Aside from that, you can take a look at your hardware performance such as RAM usage, CPU usage, WiFi usage, etc. Well, that was the usage of task manager. Now let’s find out, in how many ways you can open task manager in Windows 10

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5 Ways to Open Task Manager in Windows 10

Generally, people can open the task manager in only one or two ways which are Ctrl+Alt+Del or from the search menu, but, there are three more ways you can use that to open task manager. Let’s find out

1. From Search Menu

This is what a newbie computer user uses. First goto Windows search menu then simply search for ‘Task Manager‘ and then open task manager from the top search list. This whole process takes at least 5-8 seconds. That’s a lot of time! especially when you are a computer geek.

2. Using Control+Alt+Del

This is the 90s’ computer science students use. Press Ctrl+Shift+Del simultaneously to open windows shell from where you can open task manager. It’s still not efficient. It takes to move our fingers across the keyboard just for the task manager. I have used this trick a decade ago and now I prefer the best efficient way to open task manager which is given right below.

3. Using Ctrl+Shift+Esc

The best efficient way to open Task Manager is here now. Just press Ctrl+Shift+Esc simultaneously to open the task manager instantly. This is what I use and prefer you to use over all other ways.

4. From Taskbar

Simply Right-click on the taskbar then choose for task manager and open the task manager. It’s not very efficient in any way but still, you can use this Windows 10 trick.

5. Windows+X

You can use this key combination to access some extra options along with task manager such as Mobility center, Power center, Disk management, Settings, etc. Press Windows+X and open task manager below the Windows PowerShell(admin).

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I hope you guys like these 5 ways to open the task manager in Windows 10. At last, tell me which one your favorite method to open the task manager? If you have any questions regarding this post, comment down or contact us through my email. For details read about page.

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