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Details about specific areas of memory are also shown.There is an option to break the CPU usage graph into two sections: kernel mode time and user mode time.The Networking tab, introduced in Windows XP, shows statistics relating to each of the network adapters present in the computer.By default the adapter name, percentage of network utilization, link speed and state of the network adapter are shown, along with a chart of recent activity.Up to thirty different columns (depending on the version of Windows) can be selected for display including various memory and I/O options and the number of handles and threads in use.Task Manager has an alternate interface without any menu options or tabs. Double-clicking on any empty space besides the data and/or menus changes Task Manager into this mode; double-clicking in the border switches it back. The System Monitor utility in Windows 9x contains process and network monitoring functionality similar to that of the Windows Task Manager.Choosing to End Task from the Applications tab causes a request to be sent to the application for it to terminate.
Beginning with Windows XP, the Delete key can also be used to terminate processes on the Processes tab.More options can be shown by choosing Select columns... The Users tab, also introduced in Windows XP, shows all users that currently have a session on the computer.On server computers, there may be several users connected to the computer using Terminal Services.When this option is turned on the CPU usage graph will show a green and a red area.
The red area is the amount of time spent in kernel mode, and the green area shows the amount of time spent in user mode.
As of Windows XP, there may also be multiple users logged onto the computer at one time using the Fast User Switching feature.