Windows 11 Task Manager is a powerful tool that delivers much information, such as performance and resource details about running services and applications. When you open Task Manager on your PC, it opens by default at the Processes tab. However, due to some reason, if you want to change it, it is possible on Windows 11. For example, you constantly need different than the Processes tab.
In this gearupwindows article, we will guide you on changing the default tab on the startup of Task Manager.
How to Change Default Startup Tab on Windows 11 Task Manager?
If you need to alter the default startup tab on Windows 11 Task Manager, use these steps:-
Step 1. First, open Task Manager.
To quickly launch the Task Manager, you can use the
Step 2. When the Task Manager window appears on your computer, click on the
Step 3. Finally, click the drop-down menu
- App history.
- Startup apps.
That’s it. You can now close the Task Manager window. All the changes will be stored automatically.
Next time you open the Task Manager using any method, by default, it will open at your chosen Tab.
If you are not running Windows 11 22H2 or higher, you will get an older Task Manager on your PC. So use these steps:-
Step 1. Open the Task Manager using
Step 2. Click the
Step 3. Click the
Step 4. Select the new startup tab for Task Manager. You can choose any of the following:-
- App history.
That’s it. You can close the Task Manager now. The next time you open the Task Manager on your PC, it will open your chosen Tab by default.
How to Change Default Startup Tab of Task Manager using Registry Editor?
To change the default startup tab of Task Manager using Registry Editor, do these steps:-
Step 1. Open Registry Editor.
Step 2. Then, browse or navigate to the following key in the left sidebar of Registry Editor:-
Step 3. Next, right-click on the
Step 4. Name the newly created REG_DWORD as
Step 5. Now, double-click on the
- 0 = Processes
- 1 = Performance
- 2 = App history
- 3 = Startup
- 4 = Users
- 5 = Details
- 6 = Services
Step 6. Click
Step 7. Finally, reboot your computer to apply the changes.