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The Windows 8 Task Manager

The new task manager that comes together with upcoming Microsoft Windows 8 is going to be quite different as compared to earlier versions. The new task manager comes with fewer details and with options to show more details.

Task Manager - Fewer Details

Task Manager - More Details

Some of the key new features offered by the new task manager:
  • Closing applications from cleaner view with fewer details
  • Identifying resource issues with the Heatmap
  • Grouping by applications, background processes, and Windows processes
  • Grouping top-level windows by app
  • Displaying process friendly names

Quick demo on the new task manager for Windows 8:

» The Windows 8 Task Manager | Building Windows 8

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