I know have a few programs running on my computer that are slowing it down. I need my PC to be at top speed for my computer game. I want to see exactly which programs are running and which ones I can close. Is there a way to do that?
You can see all the programs running through the Windows Task Manager. From here you can also close some of the programs that you aren’t using.
To open up the Task Manager, you press the “Control”, “Alt” and “Delete” buttons all at the same time. This will bring up the Windows Task Manager.
In the “Applications” tab of the Task Manager, you will be able to see all the programs running. If you are not using the program, you can close it by clicking on the program and hitting “End Task”. If it is something like Microsoft Word, you may want to ensure that you don’t need to save anything first.
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