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I'm Takealready and I approve the Windows 8 Task Manager
     
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
That's it. I'm never upgrading to Windows 8, I liked the old task manager.
Read the article before you post!!!!!!!!!!! the image doesen't represent the entire task manager interface!
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post #23 of 70
I'm going to school currently to work on my A+ cert., we have a really nice machine running W8DP at the moment. From what everyone has seen, the whole package is more streamlined and just more efficient.

Just one thing.....


We couldn't figure out how to close a program without using task manager.
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post #24 of 70
Looks good. But i prefer Process Explorer.
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The new Task Manager integrates a search context menu on right-click, so you can go directly to your default search engine (which you can customize) to see more details and relevant information. This can make a huge difference when deciding whether a background process is doing something useful or just wasting cycles."
Sweet! This will be very useful when I am trying to clean up my relatives' PCs.

I did think Mac Os when I saw the simplified layout. I guess I don't care if PCs are stealing from Mac in terms of UI. Despite the pricetag and the ocassionall snobbery, Apple does do somethings really well.
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For the power user who wants more info about the programs and how they are running in Windows 8, hitting the "More Details" selection in the default view will bring up a host of options. As you can see above there are now "heat maps" that show by differences in color tone and by the numbers how much CPU power is being used by each program along with how much RAM, how much disk drive activity and how much network usage each program is accessing.
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In addition to the features available for hardcore PC users, the new Windows 8 Task Manager tries to offer up more user friendly info about certain items.
Checking the CPU and memory usage of your programs is now "hardcore"? This I did not know.
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I like the process description. Thats might save some poeple time going to google.
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post #28 of 70
Though a few things about 8 have made me cringe, this certainly meets with my approval.
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post #29 of 70
Quote:
Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
That's it. I'm never upgrading to Windows 8.
Hahaha, yes you are.

I give you a year, max.
    
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post #30 of 70
That task manager is awesome. Im gonna upgrade to windows 8 as soon as t comes out.
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