How to Open Task Manager in Windows 11?

Windows 11 has changed not only the UI but also some operation habits of users. If you’re new to Windows 11, you may find that right click on the task bar will not launch the Task Manager anymore. In this article, we will show you the simple ways to open Task Manager in Windows 11.

Method 1: Via Start Button

Right click on Start Menu button, and click Task Manager in the menu lists. Then the Task Manager in Windows 11 will be launched.

Open Task Manager with Start Menu

Click on the search box and enter Task Manager to search for it. Then Task Manager app should be the first result. Click on its icon to open the Task Manager.

Search to Open Task Manager in Windows 11

Method 3: Via Command Prompt

  • Press Win+ R and enter CMD in the box to launch Command Prompt;
  • In the Command Prompt, please enter “taskmgr” and press Enter;
  • The Task Manager in Windows 11 will be launched;

Method 4: Via Keyboard Shortcuts

Option 1: Press Ctrl+Alt+Delete and then you will see the options of Lock, Switch user, Sign out, Change a password and Task Manager. Just click Task Manager to open it;

Option 2: Press Ctrl+Shift+Escape on your keyboard, the Task Manager in Windows 11 will be launched directly.


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