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Task Manager - Show in Summary View (Compact Mode) in Windows 8

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    Task Manager - Show in Summary View (Compact Mode) in Windows 8

    Task Manager - Show in Summary View (Compact Mode) in Windows 8
    How to Show Task Manager Display in Summary View in Windows 8 and 8.1
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    How to Show Task Manager Display in Summary View in Windows 8 and 8.1



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    Windows 8 allows you to show the hardware from Task Manager's Performance tab in summary view, or a compact mode similar to a gadget. This will allow you to show all CPU, Memory, Disks, and Ethernet in one little window you can display on the desktop.




    Step 1
    . Right click on the taskbar to open up the Task Manager.



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    Step 2
    . Go to the Performance tab.


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    Step 3
    . Right click on the empty space below the listed devices on the left.


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    Step 4
    . Either click on Summary View, or you can also double click on the empty space to go into Summary View.

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    You can either choose to display showing graphs as above, or hiding them by right clicking on the empty space and choosing either one.


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    Drag to desired size and leave on desktop. Now you have TM displayed as a sort of all-in-one mini performance gadget.



    That's it.

    Airbot



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    Tropical Island Pair a Dice
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    Windows 8.1 Pro x64/ Windows 7 Ult x64


    Another nice tut, it make a good system gadget, Thanks.

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    Windows 8.1 Pro


    Thanks again for a nice tutorial.
    I found the windows gadgets in windows 7 very useful, however, they are obsolete in windows 8. Is there any way to assign a shortcut that can open task manager in performance view?
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