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5 Cool Facts About the Windows Task Manager

Windows Task Manager

Occasionally, the Windows Task Manager is slow to load. Task Manager is actually a useful tool provided in Windows that lets you terminate unresponsive applications in your program. In certain cases, Task Manager will also heat up, blue screen and crash. Here are some of the most useful Task Manager hot tips to kill those unresponsive applications once and for all.

1. Don’t Reboot when Unresponsive

You should never reboot your computer when you see tasklist.com listed in the Task Manager. The Windows Task Manager is a great way to shutdown or restart a program properly. Unless you need to reboot your computer, tapping on the powers switch or pressing any key on the keyboard will not help. Unless, you are likely to restart your computer anyway.

2. Boot up Recovery from System

Typically, there is a turnaround in the Windows process for preventing system crash. If the system is booting up normally, you can press the Windows key and R, type “regedit” and then click OK to open the Windows Registry Editor. Open the following registry entries related toApplication.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerMemory Management

In the right pane, you will see the following values:

name = “Memory Management”value = “0”

name = “Current ControlSet”value = “Session Manager”

name = “Next ControlSet”value = “Volume Shadow Service”

name = “Next Disk Drive”value = ” scart”

Here, you will see the value of disabled, which is the best value. Now, we need to make the value of enable to enable. In the right pane, you will see enable, and disabled. We need to make the enable to enable, so type in enable, and then press enter.

3. Show the PM beacon on logon

If you find this tasklist.txt file, you will see a tab that lists all the processes which are currently running on your computer. If you click on this tab, you will be directed to a display of all the background processes. You can choose to disable or enable any of the apps on this list.

4. Search for and disable extra software

When you see the PM beacon, you can find an entry that lists all the additional apps that load at start up. To disable them, just stop letting them load. You can do this from the start menu.

5. Clean up other processes while completing the tasks

Unnecessary apps will load themselves at start up wasting few MBs. If you want to maximize your computer’s speed, just complete the following steps:

Go to start

Go to run

Type in “msconfig” and press enter

Click on “Startup” and find out which programs load

Go to start

In the search box, type in “msconfig” and press enter

Click on “Startup” and find out which programs load

Go to start

In the search box, type in “msconfig” and press enter

Click on “Startup” and find out which programs load

In order to complete this technique, you need to restart your computer each time. The restart will re- prompt you to allow apps to run during system start up.

Instead of following these steps, you can simply choose the normal boot to normal operations menu. To do this, you just need to press F8 while your computer is in the start up menu. Upon doing so, you will come to the “Command Prompt” dialogue box. Type in “msconfig” and press enter. After that, just type in “misconfig” and press enter. After that, you will see another command prompt. Typ in “boot ipconfig/release” and press enter. Note, however, that you should not have an Operating System error. Your configurable system will be launching automatically.

Norting out the errors

Make sure that you have typed the proper path for the file.

Ensure that the “netbios name” is typed, and then press enter.

 enter a description for the command line, and then press enter.

Copy theLaunched Desktop Entrycommand into a text field.

Open the Registry Editor in the “HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControlSession ManagerMemory Management” HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControl Session Manager Memory Management” subkey.

Add the value of “1” to the right of the command line, and then press enter.

Right click on the entry and go to Modify.

Add the value of “0” to the right of the command line, and then press enter.

Update the value of “1” to 0 and press enter.

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