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Originally Posted by R@ZOR View Post
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_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows
CurrentVersionPoliciessystem
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_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindows
CurrentVersionpoliciessystem
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.
Awww yeah.
Worked perfect.
How would it get disabled?
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post #12 of 12
By a bug, virus, malware, Group Policy change, etc.

That works for computers that have it enabled too.

I would have just set it to 0 instead of 1... that way if anything relies on that key, then it won't have any later problems.

We did that in our school.
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