How to do it...

Follow these steps to learn a little more about Task Manager:

  1. Right-click on the Taskbar and choose to open Task Manager. This is an alternate way to get into the utility, other than using the Ctrl + Alt + Delete key combination. I prefer using the Taskbar right-click in fact because, when using the keyboard, it is easy to open the wrong Task Manager when you are using a virtualization console or RDP to administer remote servers.
  1. You are now looking at the simple version of Task Manager, where you can choose an application and click End task in order to forcibly close that application. To dig a little deeper, click on the More details link near the bottom:
  1. Now this is more like it! We can see all open applications at ...

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