|Launch the Task Manager Quickly (Windows NT/2000/XP)|
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Launching the Task Manager can sometimes be difficult depending on the situation. Some people didn't know that the Task Manager can actually be launched in at least three different ways to make it easier to use when you need it the most.
Press CTRL + ALT + DELETE and click on the 'Task Manager...' button on the Windows NT Security dialog.
Right click on the Windows NT taskbar and chose 'Task Manager...'
Press CTRL + SHIFT + ESC and the Task Manager will be launched instantly.
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Last Modified: February 2, 1999