Microsoft is currently working on a new task manager interface for Windows 8, WinRumors has learned.
The latest builds of Windows 8 include an “Advanced Task Manager” interface that provides Windows 8 users with greater information on running processes, services and overall system resources. The new Task Manager is a combination of Microsoft’s Task Manager interface and Microsoft’s Resource Monitor. Processes are now listed in a coloured interface to demonstrate their strain on the system. Mydigitallife forum users also posted a number of screenshots demonstrating the new process list which includes a touch friendly way to kill applications.
The latest Task Manager leak follows a number of Windows 8 related news items. Here’s a recap of the latest Windows 8 news:
- Windows 8: Automatic Aero colorization based on wallpapers
- Windows 8: Immersive Tablet tile UI and PDF reader revealed
- Windows 8 Metro UI welcome screen and Ribbon screenshots leak
- New Windows 8 screenshots leak, including updated wallpaper
- Windows 8 to include its own Time Machine rival, History Vault
- Windows 8 to feature SmartScreen file checking security
- Portable Workspace allows you to run Windows from a USB device
- More Windows 8 Metro UI logon action