Access the Mac Task Manager
Activity Monitor is located in your /Applications/Utilities/ folder. The simplest way to get to Activity Monitor in Mac OS X is to use Spotlight as a keyboard shortcut of sorts.
- Hit Command+Spacebar to bring up the Spotlight search field
- Type in “Activity Monitor”
- Hit the Return key when “Activity Monitor” populates in the spotlight results
- You are now in Activity Monitor where you can manage and manipulate tasks