How to Resolve If Task Manager is Slow To Open or Respond?

Sometimes the users face the issue like Task Manager is slow to open or respond. So, in this blog you will read the solution to fix Task Manager is slow to open or respond. But if the user still need help, then they can contact Microsoft via at anytime.

Solution to Fix If Task Manager is Slow To Open or Respond:

  1. Check your Antivirus: If Task Manager is slow to respond, then might be the issue is with your antivirus. As many users complaints that antivirus caused this problem. To solve the issue, you should change a couple of settings.You should make sure that the Task Manager isn’t blocked by antivirus. For this, you should go to the Block/Allow Files section and then click on the Add File button.Now, you should select taskmgr.exe and you will find it in C:Windowssystem32 directory. Here, you should select Task Manager from the list and just set it to Allow.Youshould do the same in the Application Protection section. Here, you have to Add Task Manager and then just set it to Allow.
  2. Disable PowerShell: First, in the Search field you should enter windows features. Then, you have to select Turn Windows features on or off from the list of results. Now, Windows Features window will open, you just have to locate Windows PowerShell 2.0 on the list and then uncheck it. At this point, you should click on OK button to save changes. At last, just restart your PC.
  3. Create New User Account: For this, you should open the Settings app and then go to the Accounts section. If you want to open the Settings app, then you should use Windows Key + I shortcut. Here, you have to select Family & other people from the menu which is on the left side of the screen. At this point, you should click on Add someone else to this PC which is in the right side. Now, you should choose I don’t have this person’s sign-in information. Then, you have to select Add a user without a Microsoft account. At last, you just have to enter the specific username and password for the new account and then click on Next option.
  4. Perform a chkdsk scan: For this, you have to open Command Prompt as administrator. Then, you should press Windows Key + X altogether or you should right-click the Start button. Now, you should choose Command Prompt as an Admin or PowerShell as an Admin from the menu. When the Command Prompt opens, you should type chkdsk /f :X and then press Enter key. Always keep in mind, you should replace :X with your system drive letter. In many cases, it is C. Now, the Command Prompt will ask you to schedule a scan for the next restart and also press Y to confirm.

The above method will help you to resolve the issue if Task Manager is Slow To Open or respond. For technical support, contact Microsoft via