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How to Start Task Manager on Windows 8 Laptop/Desktop

If you want to view any task progress or discover questionable processes in your computer, you can use Task Manager to realize them. And this article will illustrate 5 methods to start Task Manager on Windows 8 laptop or desktop.

Video guide on how to start Task Manager on Windows 8:

5 ways to start Task Manager on Windows 8 computer:

Way 1: Start it from the Quick Access Menu.

Step 1: Press WIN key (Windows logo key)and X key simultaneously to open the Quick Access Menu, as the following screen shot shows.


Step 2: Select Task Manager in the menu.

Way 2: Start it from the Apps screen.

Step 1: Right click any blank space on the Start menu and select All apps on the bottom right corner.

Step 2: On the Apps screen, find Task Manager in the list and click it.

Way 3: Open it in the login screen.

Press Ctrl+Alt+Del to switch to the login screen. After that, click Task Manager in the screen to start it.


Way 4: Start it by use of Search bar.

Step 1: Open Search bar by press WIN key and F key in the meantime.

Step 2: Select Apps in the list and type task manager in the search box, as shown in the picture below.

Step 3: Click Task Manager on the left of the Search bar.

Way 5: Start it from the task bar of desktop.

Step 1: Enter desktop by clicking Desktop icon on the Start menu or directly pressing WIN key.

Step 2: Right click the blank space in the task bar and choose Task Manager in the context menu.

Briefly speaking, if you would like start Task Manager on Windows 8 computer, you can use any one of the above five methods.

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