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Use to be when I hit ctrl,alt,delete a list popped up.
One option was task manager.
Well task manager isnt there now.
Anyone know how to get it back?
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post #2 of 12
Try Ctrl Shift Esc
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post #3 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bulldog22 View Post
Try Ctrl Shift Esc
Huh?
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post #4 of 12
Press Ctrl + Shift + Esc

It brings up task manager in vista like Ctrl + Alt + Delete does in XP
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post #5 of 12
ctrl shift esc opens task manager
    
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post #6 of 12
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That doesnt work for me.
It doesnt do anything.
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post #7 of 12
Thanks, I was sick of right clicking on the taskbar
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post #8 of 12
Open:
C:\\Windows\\System32

do you see Taskmgr.exe ?

(Or seach for Taskmgr.exe )
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post #9 of 12
Maybe its been disabled?

1. Click Start
2. Click Run
3. Type REGEDIT
4. Click OK The Registry Editor will now open
5. Browse to the following key:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\\Software\\Microsoft\\Windows\\
CurrentVersion\\Policies\\system
6. In the right pane, look for the value: DisableTaskMgr
7. Right click DisableTaskMgr and select Delete. (When prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete this value", select Yes.
8. Now browse to the following key:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\\SOFTWARE\\Microsoft\\Windows\\
CurrentVersion\\policies\\system
9. In the right pane, look for the value: DisableTaskMgr
10. Right click DisableTaskMgr and select Delete. (When prompted with "Are you sure you want to delete this value", select Yes.
11. Close the Registry by choosing File | Exit
12. You should now be able to access Task Manager. If not, reboot into Safe Mode and repeat the steps outlined above.
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post #10 of 12
Thread Starter 
Quote:
Originally Posted by Bulldog22 View Post
Open:
C:WindowsSystem32

do you see Taskmgr.exe ?

(Or seach for Taskmgr.exe )
Yes.
I tried to run it and it said task manager has been disabled by your administrator.
Im the administrator and no other users.

I had a installer appear the other day.
It kind of made me think it was a defender update.
But it made my pc act funny and didnt want to delete.
I got rid of it but I think that manager disappeared around the same time.
Im gonna do a scan.
Edited by lsclincoln - 6/29/08 at 4:50pm
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