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5 Ways to Open Resource Monitor in Windows 8/8.1

The Resource Monitor (see the following picture) in Windows computer is a tool which assists you to check and control system resources such as the CPU, memory, disk and network. If you want to know where it is, this article will tell you how to open it in five ways on Windows 8 computer.

Video guide to 5 ways to open Resource Monitor in Windows 8:

5 ways to open Resource Monitor in Windows 8/8.1 computer:

Way 1: Open it by search.

Go to the Search bar using Windows+F hotkeys, type resmon in the search box, select Apps and tap resmon tool in the result.

Way 2: Turn on Resource Monitor with a run command.

Press Windows+R hotkeys to open Run dialog, enter resmon and click OK.

Way 3: Open it with the help of Command Prompt.

Step 1: Open Command Prompt.

Step 2: Input resmon in the Command Prompt window and hit Enter on the keyboard.

Way 4: Open Resource Monitor through Windows PowerShell.

Step 1: Press Windows+Q to enter the Apps screen, find and click Windows PowerShell to access it.

Step 2: Type resmon in the Windows PowerShell window and press Enter.

Way 5: Open it through Task Manager.

Step 1: Start Task Manager.

Step 2: In the Task Manager, choose Performance tab and click Open Resource Monitor on the bottom.

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