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Google Chrome Task Manager

For the first time in web browser history, Google Chrome has introduced a task manager for the web browser. Use the Google Chrome Task Manager you can get details about a specific process running in the Google Chrome web browser, or force a misbehaving tab or application to close. This is especially useful if the browser starts to run slow or funny, you can can look at the tast manager to see if there is a stray program running which should not be and you can also close it inside the task manager. To open the Google Chrome Task Manager, follow these steps:

Step 1:
Click Page menu.

Google Chrome page menu.

Step 2:
Select Developer button.

Google Chrome Developer button.

Step 3:
Click on the "Task manager".

Also you can use the keyboard shortcut Shift+Esc to quickly open the Google Chrome Task Manager.

For each active item in Google Chrome, you can monitor the amount of memory it takes up, the amount of CPU used by it, and the network activity (bytes sent and received).

Google Chrome task manager.

To force a misbehaving webpage or application to close in Google Chrome, select the webpage, then click the End process button. Try reloading the tab to see if the error persists.

Google Chrome task manger end process.


Watch this video to get a demonstration of the Google Chrome Task Manager.