Windows 8 Task Manager is Massively Improved

Microsoft found that 85% of Task Manager use was to view and /or kill applications and processes. This video provides a four minute brief on the new Windows 8 Task Manager https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XTVSwaAHIYY MORE DETAILS and LESS DETAILS “…The value of the default view is all about what we took out. We removed everything not focused on the core task of killing apps, which makes the design focused and efficient.            …

Why Windows 8 Uses So Much Less Memory Than Windows 7

In Windows 8 Microsoft disabled 13 Services, set a number other Services to Manual Start (from Automatic Start) and set another group of services to “Start on Demand” (like Windows Update and Plug and Play Services). A test from Windows8Beta.com shows the results of these changes: