Did you know Chrome Browser has a hidden task manager? It’s no secret that the popular browser can suck up a lot of memory.
But Windows Task Manager doesn’t give you a great deal of information about what processes in Chrome are using the memory.
For example, Task Manager shows there are 24 processes open but doesn’t specify what.
Even when I click the drop-down arrow next to Chrome, it only shows that Chrome is what’s using the memory. No details.
Fortunately, Chrome offers its own task manager that gives you a lot more insight. Start by clicking the 3-dot menu icon. Then choose More tools from the drop-down menu. Select Task manager.
The Chrome Task Manager will open.
Scroll and check each tab and add-on to see how much memory it’s using. You can select the process and click End process to close it. If you find a particular extension is slowing you down, consider temporarily disabling or removing it.