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In Pictures: Making the most of Windows 8 - the di...
Stripped-down Task Manager
Don't panic if you fire up Task Manager and see what looks like a nearly empty window. By default the program just lists what apps (desktop and Metro) are open and running, and lets you perform the most basic operations on them: switch between them, kill them, bring them to the fore, and so on. Click More Details at the bottom of the window if you want to see the more full-blown version of Task Manager we all know.
In Pictures: Making the most of Windows 8 - the diehard's guide