Create a New Task in Task Manager in Windows 8

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Steps

  1. 1
    Open the Task Manager
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    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
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    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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    Click "File" in the upper-left corner of the window
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    Click "Run new task"
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  6. 6
    Type in the name of the task
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    For example, let's type in "explorer".
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    Click "OK"
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  8. 8
    Wait for the task to launch
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    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
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