This post will show you different ways to open Task Manager in Windows 11. Let’s have a look at how to speedily open Windows 11 Task Manager from the Start menu, create a shortcut for it on your system desktop, and pin Task Manager to the Windows Taskbar.
Windows Task Manager is an exceedingly powerful and useful tool in Windows that permits you to monitor system resource usages of CPU, memory, disk, and bandwidth for running programs, Windows processes, and background processes. It is also often commonly used for ending programs that might be jammed or can’t be closed for other reasons.
If you forever opened Task manager from the Windows Taskbar and now don’t know how to open it in Windows 11, take it easy! In this guide, I will show you the various easiest ways to launch the Task Manager in Windows 11.
Table of Contents.
- From the Start Menu
- Add Task Manger to Taskbar in Windows 11
- Open Task Manger with a Shortcut key
- Create Task Manger Shortcut in Windows 11
- The easily way to access Task manager in Windows 11
- Run task manager from command prompt
- Run task manager using PowerShell command
From the Start Menu
Right-click on the Windows Start menu and then select Task Manager from the options list.
Add Task Manger to Taskbar in Windows 11
You can also open Task Manager with a single click by pin it to the Windows 11 Taskbar.
Select the Windows Search button or press the Windows button + S key, type Task Manager in the search box.
Select the Task Manager App and then select the Pin to taskbar option on the right side panel.
Now you can the Task Manager is pinned to the Taskbar. Just single-click on it to open it.
Open Task Manger with a Shortcut key
This is the easiest way to launch Task Manager by pressing the (CTRL + SHIFT +ESC) shortcut key from your Keyboard.
Create Task Manger Shortcut in Windows 11
Another simple way to open Task Manager is to create a shortcut on the Windows desktop.
To create a shortcut for Task Manager on the desktop, right-click on your system desktop where you wish to create a shortcut, select a new item and then select Shortcut.
In the Create Shortcut window, select the Browse button.
Find the Task Manager App in the Browse for Files or Folders window: (C > Windows > System32 > Taskmgr.exe). Select the Taskmgr application and then click ok.
The Task Manager App path will be added to the textbox.
Or, you can directly type the below path into the text box.
C:\Windows\System32\Taskmgr.exe then select the next button.
Type Task Manager for your shortcut in the textbox, and then select Finish.
Now you can find the Task Manager shortcut on your desktop. Just double-click on to open.
The easily way to access Task manager in Windows 11
Open the Run dialogue box by pressing the Windows button + R key.
Type taskmgr.exe in the Open box and then press enter.
Run task manager from command prompt
Open the command prompt, type taskmgr.exe, and then hit enter.
Run task manager using PowerShell command
Open the PowerShell, type taskmgr.exe and then press enter.