Just like your Windows OS, the Google Browser also comes equipped with a built-in task manager to let you get to know what is exactly happening behind the web pages and web browser. We will list down simple steps on how to use Chrome task manager after opening it, but first let us know what does it exactly do.
Now the best feature of Google Chrome is that it lets different tabs run independently, without letting one crashed web page affect the other opened in another tab. Each tab runs as independent thread, without being dependent on the main process. If your browser acts slowly, or freezes then you can easily figure out what is the problem using Google Chrome Task Manager.
The Google Chrome Task Manager provides you with information like how much CPU each web page is consuming, how much memory and network usage is being taken up by your web pages open in different tabs that work as individual threads.
You can even select categories in which you want to view various threads. Find out how to use Chrome Task Manager in these simple steps mentioned below.
Simple Steps On How To Open Google Chrome Task Manager
Step 1 – Open your Google Chrome browser.
Step 2 – Click on the Menu button of your browser. It appears as 3 vertical dots on the top right corner of your Chrome browser.
Step 3 – In the drop-down menu, hover your mouse pointer over More tools.
Step 4 – Click on Task Manager which appears in the sub menu.
This launches the Task Manager of Google Chrome.
Another really easy and short-cut method to open Chrome Task Manager is by pressing Shift + Esc on your keyboard after opening Chrome browser. All you have to do is press Shift and Esc keys at the same time on your keyboard.
How To Use Chrome Task Manager
Now that you have launched the Google Chrome task manager, you can use it easily with its interactive user interface.
Google Chrome task manager displays all the important information that you need about various web processes going on in your browser. You can check how much memory space is taken up by each website. In case your browser acts very slowly, you can figure out which page has crashed or is causing glitch to prevent browser from working smoothly. If you want you to kill a certain process, you can easily do so by pressing End Process.
If you want more detailed information on your webpages and how they are affecting memory usage and other things, you can right click on one of the items mentioned and select a category in the popup menu. By doing so, you can get more information like shared memory, private memory and image cache, so on.
Wrapping It Up
Google Chrome is one of the most widely used products of Google because it is super easy and fast to use. You can get more out of it by using its built-in task manager. It gives you added view and access over running web pages.
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