Managing startup entries was possible using the System Configuration Utility (
msconfig.exe), in Windows 7 and earlier. This functionality is now provided by the Task Manager in Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11, which features a new “Startup” tab that lists all auto-start entries in the system.
Task Manager opens to Processes tab by default in Windows 8 and 10. If you want it to open to the Startup tab directly, this article tells you how to do it.Read more
You would have noticed a column named “Startup Impact” in Task Manager’s Startup tab in Windows 8 and higher. But what does “Startup Impact” mean and how is it assessed?Read more
Task Manager’s Performance tab (CPU section) shows the Uptime information of the system, but you may be wondering why your boot-up time doesn’t match the uptime data reported.