How to Kill Process in Windows 8

Introduction

 
In Windows 8 the Task Manager has a new look and updated new features. An update to the Task Manager in Windows 8 is intended to provide the user with a quick and easy way to stop or kill non-responsive processes by simplifying the initial pop-up window. In previous versions of Windows, to open the Task Manager you press "Ctrl+Att+Del" and then select the Task Manager but in Windows 8 you can open Task Manager simply by right-clicking on the Taskbar and selecting Task Manager.
 
In this article, we are explaining how to kill a process or stop a process in Windows 8 using the Task Manager. We use the taskmaster to kill a process when any application or process is not responding. The Task Manager can also stop background processes.
 

How to kill a process using the Task Manager?

 
Step 1
 
Press "Ctrl+Alt+Del" or go to the Taskbar and right-click and select "Task Manager".
 
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Step 2
 
The Task Manager window will open that will show all running processes.
 
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Step 3
 
Select the process to kill and right-click and select "End Task".
 
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Step 4
 
If you want to see background processes then click on "More Details" in the context menu. To kill a background process use the same steps.
 
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Summary

 
In this article, we learned about How to Kill Process in Windows 8.