Learn various ways to open Task Manager including using Ctrl+Alt+Del and opening it from the Run dialog box. Explore processes and monitor them with Task Manager, ending non-responsive or problematic processes in the process. Explore the tabs including Processes, Performance, App History, Startup, Users, Details, and Services, and understand what each offers.
- [Announcer] If you need to monitor your computer system,…specifically to diagnose or enhance performance,…Task Manager is a good place to start.…Task Manager offers a graphical user interface…that includes both lists and graphs…to help you gain insight into how your computer…makes use of resources.…You can also use Task Manager…to end problematic apps and processes,…and you can enhance the startup process…by limiting what starts when the operating system does.…One way to open Task Manager…is to right click start and click Task Manager.…
Although there are many other options,…including control alt delete and control shift escape.…If you see more details offered…when Task Manager opens, click it.…If you see fewer details, don't do anything.…You're seeing all you need to see.…Maximize the window.…Under the Processes tab, it's easy to see…what kinds of system resources…these active and running apps are using.…If you're here because an app is frozen up…and nonresponsive, you can select it…and then click End Task to close it.…
Note: The course also maps to the third part of MCSA exam 70-698, Installing and Configuring Windows 10. Taking this course will prepare you for objectives in the Manage and Maintain Windows domain of the test.
- Configuring Windows Update
- Updating Windows apps
- Reviewing event logs
- Using Resource Monitor and Performance Monitor
- Managing security with Windows Defender
- Creating a recovery drive
- Restoring and recovering files
- Recovering the OS with Windows Recovery
- Configuring authorization and authentication
- Securing Windows 10 with passwords
- Joining workgroups and domains
- Creating and using accounts
- Automating tasks with PowerShell
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Configure Updates
2. Monitor Windows
3. Configure System and Data Recovery
4. Configure Authorization and Authentication
5. Configure Advanced
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