How to Open Task Manager in Windows 10

In Windows 10, you can open Task Manager in different ways. Let’s see what they are.

Method #1

Right-click on the blank area of Taskbar and then select “Task Manager.”

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Method #2

In Windows 10, you can open Task Manager using command “taskmgr” and you can use it in the following programs:

Run Command

Open Run Command Box. Type “taskmgr” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

Taskmgr in Run Command Box

Command Prompt

Open Command Prompt. Type “taskmgr” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key to open Task Manager.

Windows PowerShell

Start Windows PowerShell.

Now, enter the command “taskmgr” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key.

Address Toolbar

In the Address Toolbar, enter the command “taskmgr” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter.”

File Explorer Address Bar

Press Windows key + E, and it will open up File Explorer.

In the File Explorer Address Bar, type taskmgr and then press “Enter.”

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Method #3

Open Start menu. Now, find and open “Windows System.” Within that folder, you can see “Task Manager” beneath “Run.” Click on it.

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Method #4

Open Start menu. Type task and you can see the “Task Manager” app in the search results. Click on it.

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Method #5

Press Ctrl + Shift + Escape keys to launch Task Manager.

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Method #6

Press Alt + Ctrl + Delete. It’ll bring up a Windows Security Screen. Click “Task Manager,” and that is all.

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Method #7

Press Windows key + X (or right-click on the Start button) to open “Power User Menu.” Within that, you can see “Task Manager.” Click on it.

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Method #8

Go to C: > Windows > System32 folder (To open System32 folder directly: open Run Command. Type system32 and press “Enter” key).

Find and double click “Taskmgr” file.

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Method #9

Open Run Command. Type “control” (without double quotes) and then press “Enter” key. It’ll open up the Control Panel.

Now, in the search box at the top right corner of the screen, enter “task” (without double quotes).

In the search results, find and click “Task Manager.”

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