Create a New Task in Task Manager in Windows 8

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  1. 1
    Open the Task Manager. There are a lot of ways to do this. Let's look at two of the easiest ways. The first is to right-click on an empty space on the taskbar.
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  2. 2
    Click "Task Manager".
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  3. 3
    To use a keyboard shortcut, press "Ctrl" and "Shift" and "Esc" at the same time. The Task Manager will open. In our case, there are a lot of processes running on this computer. We can add one manually.
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  4. 4
    Click "File" in the upper-left corner of the window.
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  5. 5
    Click "Run new task".
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  6. 6
    Type in the name of the task. For example, let's type in "explorer".
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  7. 7
    Click "OK".
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  8. 8
    Wait for the task to launch. In our case, Windows Explorer opens.
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    This concludes our tutorial on how to create a new task in Task Manager on Windows 8 computers. Thank you for watching VisiHow. If you have any other comments or questions, please leave them in the comments section below.
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Recent edits by: Amanda, Lukward Thomason

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