Microsoft Announces a New Task Manager Feature in Windows 10 20H1
Microsoft’s most recent preview build for Windows insiders in the Fast ring includes improvements for the Task Manager, which has slowly but surely become one of the essential features for more and more Windows 10 users.
Windows 10 build 18898, which is a preview of the Windows 10 update projected to launch in the spring of 2020, is part of the 20H1 preview branch and can be downloaded right now from Windows Update as part of the Insider program.
The biggest change in this build is the addition of disk type in the Task Manager Performance tab, as Windows 10 can now distinguish HDDs from SSDs and other disk types.
“A small, but perhaps convenient change — you’ll now be able to see the disk type (e.g. SSD) for each disk listed in Task Manager’s performance tab. This is particularly helpful in cases where you have multiple disks listed, so you can differentiate between them,” Dona Sarkar, head of the Windows Insider program, said in the release notes of this new buil… (read more)