Most often, we open Task Manager in Windows 10 when we want to shut down a frozen program or see what’s slowing down our PC. But it’s also a quick and easy way to check the status of your CPU.

Start by pressing CTRL + ALT + DELETE keys and selecting Task Manager or by typing “task manager” in the search box and clicking on the result.

When Task Manager opens, click on the Performance tab.

If you don’t see tabs at the top, click on More details at the bottom.

You’ll have a great snapshot of what’s happening inside your PC.

Click on CPU at the right.

You’ll be able to see how much memory your computer is utilizing, how fast it’s running, and how many processes are running.

Tomorrow, we’ll learn how to check on your memory and disk space.