Wrong task manager windows 8

  Keltic37 13:58 18 Oct 2013
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Since installing windows 8 pro 64 bit task manager appears to be that of windows 7 or windows server 2012, i.e. it doesn't have a front end (few details) or a startup tab.

  chub_tor 16:09 18 Oct 2013

Do you have a View tool at the top of Task Manager? If so you could try this... open task manager, and under the menu item VIEW, click on UPDATE SPEED, and change from PAUSED to NORMAL.

  Keltic37 20:24 18 Oct 2013

Many thanks for your interest but it is already set to normal

  rdave13 21:20 18 Oct 2013

I'm puzzled by this and I can only think the upgrade wasn't complete. All I can think of is to run the system file checker to see if it will restore the registry to Win 8 taskmanager.

Right click the start icon bottom left on the desktop, select command prompt (administrator), and type (or copy and paste) sfc/scannow let it run. If it shows that it has corrected something then I'd run it again. Reboot and check TM again.

  Keltic37 09:54 19 Oct 2013

Thanks for your suggestions. What I have done so far: Refresh windows 8 File system check Installed windows 8.1

All with no change

  Secret-Squirrel 11:54 19 Oct 2013

".........it doesn't have a front end (few details) or a startup tab."

That sounds very odd - it'd be really helpful if you could post a screenshot.

  Keltic37 14:15 19 Oct 2013

When I press ctr+shift+esc this is what comes up snapshot of task manager

  rdave13 16:11 19 Oct 2013

Your image isn't available to the public.

  rdave13 16:13 19 Oct 2013

I assume you click on the more details link.

  Keltic37 16:41 19 Oct 2013

correct it should open click here first image shows the help page, the second is the page when I open task manager

The

  Keltic37 16:46 19 Oct 2013

Sorry, no click on snapshot of task manager

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