Task Manager

The Windows Server 2012 Task Manager is similar to its Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2008 R2 predecessors in that it offers multifaceted functionality. You can view and monitor processor, memory, application, network, disk, services, user, and process-related information in real time for a given system. This utility is a well-known favorite among IT personnel and is great for getting a quick view of key system health indicators with the lowest performance overhead.

To begin using Task Manager, use any of the following methods:

• Press Ctrl+Shift+Esc (or Ctrl+Alt+End if connected through Remote Desktop).

• Right-click the taskbar and select Task Manager.

• Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete, and then click Task Manager.

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