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6 Ways to Open Task Manager on Windows

Opening a task manager is not a big deal but when some harmful viruses attack they will disable task manager on windows.

That's why you need to know different methods to open task manager on windows operating system.

Today here I am going to share 5 different ways to open task manager on windows. Some these ways you might know but I bet not all. So it's better to check all the ways before leaving the post...

6 Ways to Open Task Manager on Windows

1. CTRL+ALT+DEL

I know most of the you are familiar with this shortcut key which helps to bring task manager on windows. This is one of the widely used shortcut keys to bring task manager. 

If we talk about the latest version of windows 8/ 8.1 and 10, while hit CTRL+ALT+DEL, you may get lot more options from there you have to select task manager. 


2. CTRL+SHIFT+ESC

This is another popular way to open task manager on windows. If your computer is attacked by virus and your task manager is not running by pressing CTRL+ALT+DEL than you can use CTRL+SHIFT+ESC

3. Run Taskmgr 

You can use the run application to open task manager on windows. This is just simple we open MSPaint, windword, char map etc... same way task manager also have application name to start through run. 

Here you can type on run task mgr.

6 Ways to Open Task Manager on Windows

 4. Right Click on Taskbar 

This is very easy way to open task manager through taskbar. Most of the users use this trick to open task manager on windows operating system. 

6 Ways to Open Task Manager on Windows

5. Browse or Search Taskmgr.exe

You can browse task manager application by browsing. You just have to go the location of task manager. 

Task manager is placed inside the System32 folder, you can go there and search for task manager. 

6 Ways to Open Task Manager on Windows


6. You can ask Cortana or Search on Cortana : Windows 10

As you all know Cortana is best and most popular virtual assistance that is integrated with windows 10 recently. 

So you can make a good use of Cortana to search or find task manager. 

6 Ways to Open Task Manager on Windows