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Which of these would be the best option when troubleshooting slow system performance?

A) Upgrade the BIOS

B) Check power supply voltages

C) Launch Task Manager

D) Replace the RAM modules

E) Install operating system patches

F) Call out for some lunch

The answer: C) Launch Task Manager

Task Manager can give you insight into applications and services that might be using high CPU utilization and/or high I/O rates.

Want to know more? Watch “Troubleshooting Operating Systems.”

Our operating systems can have problems, and when issues arise the resolution isn’t always obvious. In this video, you’ll learn how to troubleshoot slow system performance, DLL management, compatibility errors, boot issues, and spontaneous shutdowns.