Where can you view your services?

It’s relatively easy to see the icons in the taskbar or system tray that are associated with running applications, but identifying the services running behind the scenes isn’t quite as obvious. Which one of these methods could be used to view all of your computer’s services?

A) Event Viewer

B) Local Security Policy

C) Task Manager

D) User Account Control

E) If you grab a pair of binoculars and squint, you can almost see it

The answer: C) Task Manager

The Task Manager includes a “Services” tab that shows the name, process ID, description, status, and group of the computer’s services.

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