Windows Tutorials - Herong's Tutorial Examples - Version 5.62, by Dr. Herong Yang
Starting Windows Task Manger and Using Applications Tab
This section provides tutorial examples on how to start Windows Task Manager, and use the Applications tab.
Windows Task Manager is installed as part of the Windows system. On a Windows XP system, you can start Windows Task Manager in 3 ways:
When Windows Task Manager is started, you should see the "Applications" tab open
with a list of applications that are current running on the system.
See the picture below for example:
As you can see from this picture, the Applications tab shows you how many running applications and what are the names of those applications. On this tab, you select any application and click the "End Task" button to close the selected application.
Closing an application with the Task Manager is a very important administration trick you need to know, because it will allow you to close applications that you can not close normally from the application interface for some reason.
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