What is Speed Up Computer Using Task Manager 2?
1. Create a Memory Dump File for Non-Responsive Programs
The reason of a program’s non-responsiveness to the operating system can be easily found if the Windows Debugging Tool. Open your Task Manager and select the Processes tab. Find and right-click the desirable process and select Create Dump File. Soon, you will be provided with the name and location of the file.
Now you have to launch the Windows Debugging Tool, which is done by clicking on File and selecting Open Crash Dump File. You will find the reason why the program has corrupted unexpectedly, and, if necessary, will be able to find more information about other processes.
2. Stop Inessential Windows Services
If you want to start or end a process, you can do it without using services.msc on your Task Manager, because you can perform a desirable action simply by choosing a desirable process from the Service tab and clicking either Start or Stop. However easy it is, you should always keep in mind that not all services can be disabled. If you do not want to cause serious damage to the computer, disable only those services which really need to be disabled.
3. Supervise Changes of CPU Performance
The CPU column of the Windows Task Manager is by far the best indicator of your computer system’s performance. If you find that your computer is running slowly, it may suggest that the system is overloaded with too many running programs; hence the CPU column can help you. If, in the column, you do not find enough information concerning the issue, try again the Performance tab of the Task Manager.
To view the CPU performance in the Performance tab
- Click on View and check Show Kernel Time. To have the CPU Usage History presented in two lines.
- The green line presents the CPU utilization, while the red line presents how the kernel consumes the time.
Judging from the two lines, you can define what is causing the problem. If the green line has high peaks, whereas another line shows low peaks, the source of the problem is a user mode process. When the same peaks are presented in opposite colors, a Windows driver in the kernel or malware is using the CPU time.
The graph showing your CPU usage
4. Restart Your Internet Explorer if You Cannot See Desktop or Task Bar
If the Internet Explorer suddenly crashes, you may no longer see you Desktop or Task Bar. You can easily find the cause of the problem if you check your Task Manager. Press the command Ctrl+Alt+Del to open the application and then open the Processes tab and find the explorer.exe on the list. If you cannot find the process, you should start it to fix the problem. Select File and click on New Task. Type the name of the process (explorer.exe) and click the OK button.
If your Internet Explorer does not start running after this procedure, instead of the explorer.exe process, type a shutdown-r command. This command will restart the system, and the Explorer should start running properly.
5. Monitor the Physical Memory
The Windows Task Manager is a useful tool providing you with important information about your operating system. For example, in the System box, you can find information concerning the latest restarts. Moreover, in the Performance tab, you can see how much of free RAM is on your computer. Find Physical Memory and the line Total.
6. An Alternative Task Manager Can Provide You with More Relevant Information
Sometimes, the information given by the Windows Task Manager might be insufficient, and you may want to learn more about your system’s performance. Hence, you can use an additional tool which will help you to monitor how your OS is operating. To get more information regarding the system, you can use Process Explorer, which you can download from the Internet.
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If you want your computer to work properly as long as possible, scan the Registry with a registry cleaner in order to remove unnecessary registry entries that are no longer used by any software on the PC. It will speed up the performance of the computer, which will allow you to carry out your tasks on the PC faster.